HALIFAX: Despite concerns from municipal officials across Nova Scotia, the provincial government has decided to proceed with elections this fall. In a letter dated May 13, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Chuck Porter...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is allowing more Nova Scotians to get together and be more active. On May 15, Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced the easing...
STRAIT AREA: Provincial officials, businesses, municipalities, churches, and local organizations are dealing with the shock waves from the global novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). On March 20, Premier Stephen McNeil, Minister of Business Geoff MacLellan and Dr. Robert...
INVERNESS: Due to the efforts of the Inverness Development Agency (IDA) and the Inverness County Accessibility Committee, those with mobility issues now have the opportunity to put beach days to good use.     On July 23, several hundred people visited...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Chantel Desmond went to go pick up her niece on Jan. 3, 2017 at her brother’s house in Upper Big Tracadie, but rather than finding her ready to go to an after-school program, she discovered...
RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO: Two former Port Hawkesbury residents, grieving the worst mass shooting in Canadian history, have decided to give back to their former hometown. Arun and Mandira Palit of Richmond Hill, Ontario are...
ANTIGONISH: Justin Trudeau says young people are not the leaders of tomorrow, but the leaders of today. The Prime Minister made the statement during the opening ceremonies of the Nova Scotia Liberal Annual General Meeting (AGM)...
MULGRAVE: At 11:59 p.m. on May 14, 1955, the Scotia II train ferry was shut down forever. The ferry between Mulgrave and Point Tupper fittingly made its last run the same day the ribbon...
STRAIT AREA: A group of residents concerned about the state of health care in Cape Breton held a protest late last week. On November 16, Capers 4 Healthcare marched across the Canso Causeway just before noon. The group was scheduled...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities. Seniors Minister Leo Glavine opened the call for applications for the Age-Friendly Communities Grant program on...




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