Sunday, February 28, 2021
POMQUET: Willemina MacDonald received the birthday gift of a lifetime, allowing her to relive some of her greatest memories from her younger years. The 93-year-old Antigonish native had her birthday last Wednesday, but the day before she visited the Pomquet...
ANTIGONISH: Rinaujan Kananesan, founder of Renewly Initiatives Inc., says he wouldn’t be where he is today without networking, and meeting the people he has so far along his journey. Speaking at the second annual Connect @...
ANTIGONISH: It was raining the first day Linden MacIntyre stepped foot on the StFX campus. As he was being shuffled into the auditorium of the chapel, wearing an oversized black robe with his fellow Xavierians, something caught his eye. High...
CAPE BRETON: Last week, the leader of the Nova Scotia NDP visited Cape Breton to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 in the region and what an economic recovery could look like. Gary Burrill said...
SYDNEY: The sixth year of the Bras d’Or Watch will be different from previous incarnations. Project manager Jen Cooper explained how it will vary. “We did two different kinds of outreach...
EVANSTON: Supporters of the Strait-Richmond Hospital made their pitch to the community. During a meeting of the Strait-Richmond Healthcare Foundation on June 5 at the Riverdale Community Centre, the Shannon family confirmed their donation of $300,000 for the first phase...
L’ARDOISE: On July 7, the L’Ardoise General Store celebrated a grand re-opening under new ownership. It’s now being rebranded as Cotie Convenience. In June, Michelle Cotie of Lower L’Ardoise purchased the business, which is located near the busy fishing area...
POIRIERVILLE: A general store which was a fixture on the north side of Isle Madame for decades had its origins in the Second World War. More than a million Canadians served in the Armed Forces during World...
ARISAIG: It has been a sobering reality since the beginning of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, disinfectants and sanitizers have been flying off the shelves in high demand while being in short supply. However, a resourceful craft...
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...




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