By: Janet Whitman CONTENT WARNING: This story about the residential school system contains details that readers might find disturbing. NOVA SCOTIA: Mi’kmaq elder Dorene Bernard says the healing in the...
By: Janet Whitman HALIFAX: As she heads to court to fight Nova Scotia’s abrupt expansion of powers to clamp down on anti-mask protesters, or anyone else flouting COVID-19 restrictions, Nasha Nijhawan invokes the...
Keith Corcoran keith.corcoran@lighthousenow.ca M@NewsmanKeith NOVA SCOTIA: Anti-racism activists and observers are concerned and questioning why a member of the RCMP’s emergency response team (ERT) was...
HALIFAX: Two residents of the region are the winners of the Dr. Robert Strang Community Hero Award. This year 20 Nova Scotians who inspired others, raised spirits or helped people cope during the COVID-19...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Although some public health restrictions remain, Pride Month events have taken place and are planned throughout the month. “It’s a time to show respect, learn more about, and also learn how to...
ANTIGONISH: The local branch of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library has recently passed a milestone. “It’s incredibly exciting,” Sarah Armstrong, chair of the Friends of the Antigonish Library (FoAL) told The Reporter. “And it seems...
By: Ameeta Vohra HALIFAX: When the pandemic hit, kids’ everyday lives changed immediately and drastically. Schools closed and classrooms became virtual. Sports teams, clubs, and countless other activities vanished. Public...
INVERNESS COUNTY: There are many ways to remember Jim St. Clair; teacher, historian, environmentalist, genealogist, author, volunteer, friend, and loved one. On May 11, St. Clair died in hospital at the age of 90.
By: Janet Whitman HALIFAX: Nova Scotia’s new auditor general isn’t sure yet what topics will be on her agenda, maybe doctor shortages or nursing home shortcomings, but she’s not worried about angering politicians.
ANTIGONISH: Two recent StFX University graduates are creating an anthology of stories to celebrate the work of student activists, past and present, fighting sexual violence on Canadian university campuses. As Addy Strickland and Emma...




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