PORT HAWKESBURY: Local entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a live panel of judges last Thursday night, and three were selected to move on the final round of judging on November 23. Thursday’s event was the second round of judging...
ANTIGONISH: The Nova Scotia Health Authority has approved the establishment of a new palliative care inpatient unit at St Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Tate Construction has been awarded the contract and renovations to create the new unit will begin...
CAPE BRETON: Legend has it that every Cape Bretoner is a natural born storyteller, and at the heart of every story, is the storyteller’s creativity. During the recent “State of the Strait Business Update” hosted by the Strait Area Chamber...
LOUISDALE: A review of Richmond County’s entire municipal staffing complement is expected to get underway soon, according to the warden. Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Maris Freimanis confirmed at a regular monthly council meeting in January that the municipality has...
ANTIGONISH: Colleen Cameron becomes emotional talking about finally reaching this extraordinary day. The Chair of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS) said it’s absolutely phenomenal and unbelievable to be officially opening Phase 2 of Riverside Estates, a multi-family complex on...
PORT HASTINGS: For the second consecutive year, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is projecting a region-wide decline of 227 students, even though last year’s projection was nearly seven times higher than the drop that actually resulted for the...
MABOU: One of the owners of a grocery store serving central Inverness County says he is proud to provide a much-needed service to the community. As part of Advocate Media’s “Shine On” campaign, highlighting...
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...
INVERNESS COUNTY: The RCMP is trying to find the person who forced a teenager from Inverness County to share nude pictures on the Internet. A press release from Nova Scotia RCMP said on July 1, a parent...
HALIFAX: A resident of Richmond County pleaded guilty and was fined for evading the payment of duties and taxes on jewelry. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that Lobsters ‘R Us owner Blaire Vincent Martell of Rockdale pleaded guilty in...


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