Thursday, November 14, 2019
PORT HAWKESBURY: With the full roll-out of SchoolsPlus across the province, local education officials marked the fifth anniversary of the program in all Strait area schools. On October 10, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development...
ESKASONI: A First Nations man with deep ties to Chapel Island’s Mission to St. Anne was ordained a deacon on September 20. Such an event is a big moment in anyone’s life but, in this case, it’s a big...
PORT HOOD: The circumstances surrounding the death of a blue whale that washed ashore on Colindale beach remain unclear, and as a full necropsy is unable to be performed on the animal, no answers are forthcoming.
PORT HOOD: Three women from Port Hood and one from West Bay Road were special guests at the municipal building during a ceremony honouring the 150th anniversary of the arrival of British Home Children to Canada. “Sometimes...
ANTIGONISH: Barry Randle says “vote for what you want, what you believe in, not what you’re afraid of in the upcoming election,” during an environmental forum on October 3 at StFX University. Randle, the Green Party...
PORT HOOD: Amanda MacDougall, the executive director of the Atlantic Costal Action Program (ACAP), came to Inverness Municipal Council last week hoping to forge an eco-partnership with the local municipality. “We call ourselves ACAP Cape Breton, but really...
INVERNESS: No fewer than seven candidates for the Cape Breton-Canso MP seat visited the Inverness Fire Hall for a lively discussion last Sunday night. Around the table were: Michelle Dockrill, independent; Billy Joyce, People’s Party of Canada;...
ANTIGONISH: Nat Krieger is really nervous. Krieger, who is a StFX student, said she usually gets nervous standing in front of people, but as she addressed a crown of nearly 500 people, she indicated that’s not...
LOUISDALE: Seniors groups and stakeholders around the province came together to find out about the services provided by various agencies. On September 25, “Seniors Issues Matter” was held at the former parish hall in Louisdale.
TORONTO, ON: News Media Canada has launched a new media literacy tool to help Canadians identify “fake news” on-line. News Media Canada president John Hinds said the “SPOT Fake News On-line” campaign is targeting on-line information...


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