STRAIT AREA: Even in the face of a global pandemic, a group of Cape Bretoners were determined to celebrate diversity, inclusion, wonderful traditions of the region, and the newcomers who chose to make this area their new...
HALIFAX: A report on the Arrow oil spill says the local environment has recovered and the wreck should remain. A report in the Marine Pollution Bulletin entitled “Reflecting on an anniversary, The 1970 Arrow...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A day after the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the region hosted its first ever Pride March. On Monday evening, approximately 150 people attended the inaugural Strait Area Pride March which...
STRAIT AREA: Traditional high school graduations were completely out the window in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, high school graduations were in limbo leaving the graduating class without a formal way to celebrate...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia will now open to other Atlantic Canadian provinces. On June 24, the Council of Atlantic Premiers announced travel restrictions in Atlantic Canada will be eased. Interprovincial travel within Nova Scotia, New...
NOVA SCOTIA: To strengthen Atlantic Canada’s tourism sector and help the industry move forward, the Government of Canada announced on June 23, $16 million in federal investments to support the tourism industry across Atlantic Canada.
HALIFAX: With no new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia for more than 14 days, provincial officials lifted more public health measures late last week. Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Another local business is among those nominated in Advocate Media’s “Shine On” campaign. The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy employee Jeannette Shaw nominated her employer for going above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local convenience store and gas bar is one of the latest nominees in Advocate Media’s “Shine On” campaign. Kathleen Leblanc nominated Need’s Convenience and Fast Fuel of Port Hawkesbury in the...
ANTIGONISH: With virtually every other post-secondary institution across the province moving to on-line learning for the fall semester, StFX University has announced their decision to welcome students back to campus for September. In a...


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