Friday, November 15, 2019
ANTIGONISH: Ten days after Henry Van Berkel’s parents gave birth to their first child on April 27, 1940, the Nazi regime launched a surprise attack on their native country of the Netherlands that resulted in a five-year German occupation.
SYDNEY: High school students from across Cape Breton, as well as Guysborough County, were give a golden opportunity recently. On October 29, over 80 high school students and 30 business representatives from across Cape Breton met...
MONASTERY: Mi’kmaq songwriter George Paul’s most famous spiritual song has been given a local reprise by a group of elementary students. “He is a very inspirational man and we believe his legacy should carry on,” Buffy MacNeil,...
ANTIGONISH: Community efforts in doctor recruitment and retention in Antigonish are receiving a bit of a boost from the province. St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation is receiving a $10,000 grant through the new healthy communities stream - from...
WE’KOQMA’Q: A cousin of Cassidy Bernard has recently been elected as president of the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association (NSNWA) and will now act as an important voice for all Indigenous women across the province. Annie Bernard-Daisley,...
SYDNEY: The people of Cape Breton and Northeastern Nova Scotia have a rich history that includes sharing tales best saved for a dark and spooky night. Two of the island’s best experts on all things frightening are...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Three noteworthy groups had their cases heard by 100 Women Who Care (WWC) Rural Cape Breton, and as a result, the Whycocomagh and Area Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary will be receiving at least $16,000.
WE’KOQMA’Q: On the one-year anniversary of the death of Cassidy Bernard, approximately 150 people stood along a stretch of Trans-Canada Highway 105 near the We’koqma’q First Nation. Approximately 150 people lined Trans-Canada Highway 105 near...
ANTIGONISH: The chair of the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition (APRC) says despite the organization working very hard on a community level to mitigate the effects of poverty, they need policies that address the root causes so they can achieve their...
Editor's note: The following article was corrected from the version published in the October 23 edition of The Reporter. The Cyril Ward Memorial Library is not open 24/7, but now has extended hours as an "Open Library."


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