Thursday, April 15, 2021
PORT HAWKESBURY: The region’s business and community leaders heard from panellists on how they reshaped their business, how they forged ahead and planned for growth after a year of navigating COVID-19 during the Strait Area Chamber of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The officer who reviewed Cpl. Lionel Desmond’s firearm licence testified on March 23, had he been made aware of his run-ins with the police and struggles with his Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), he may have...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The uncle of retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond says he wasn’t in distress and didn’t see any warning signs from his nephew when he spent the night at his house before carrying out the triple-murder suicide...
MABOU: The president of the Gaelic College says the establishment of Beinn Mhàbu, a satellite campus that will be located in the village of Mabou, will be an absolute game changer, not only for the local region,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Halifax-based Occupational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic that retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond tried to access mental health services through now doesn’t require their patients to have a family doctor before receiving their services.
PORT HAWKESBURY: Rather than immediately being connected by Veterans Affairs with a psychiatrist or psychotherapist in Nova Scotia after his release from Ste. Anne’s Hospital, retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond searched for help on his own.
PORT HAWKESBURY: One year after retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond was medically discharged from the military for severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the former infantryman was then diagnosed with “mixed personality traits.” The new evidence...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A social worker at the Ste. Anne’s Hospital was worried about something that stood in the way of retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond’s treatment as he was making minor progress under treatments that usually produced results.
HALIFAX: The province said it will help African Nova Scotians gain clear title to their land. On March 5, Premier Iain Rankin announced a $3 million compensation fund aimed at addressing the legacy of...
ANTIGONISH: In a move to ensure Indigenous students feel safe, welcomed and honoured, StFX University officially opened their Indigenous Student Centre. “I am so glad this is happening,” said Michelle Sylliboy, an Indigenous professor...




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