Wednesday, September 22, 2021
STRAIT AREA: As the remains of 1,287 children and counting have been discovered in unmarked burials from only four former residential school sites in Canada, 135 more locations need to searched – including one in Nova Scotia.
PORT HAWKESBURY: Lionel Desmond’s Veterans Affairs-appointed case manager became frustrated, and says the interruption she faced in the retried corporal’s rehabilitation was caused by “significant bureaucratic barriers,” resulting in a four month delay in receiving any clinical...
HALIFAX: A group of influential business leaders and families planning trips over the New Brunswick border to visit their loved ones are upset over the strategy shift announced last Tuesday, on the eve of what many expected...
PETIT DE GRAT: With funding on the way for research and facility upgrades, plans are being made at the Petit de Grat campus of Université Sainte-Anne. In a Facebook post on June 3, the...
MONTREAL, QC: The co-owner of a development in Port Hawkesbury says the amount of interest in their project demonstrates the need for housing in the region. A joint press release from the Governments of...
DRUM HEAD: Rachel Langley says she’s running out of avenues and she doesn’t know what else to do, in her efforts in trying to save a 100-year-old ship boiler in the waters off Drum Head.
HAVRE BOUCHER: Jade Wood owns a serviced lot in Havre Boucher where she planned to build her forever home, sometime in the not so near future, but those plans have been impacted by the proposed construction site...
ANTIGONISH: The coordinator for Indigenous student affairs at StFX University says the university now providing all graduating students with degree parchments in Mi’kmaq will honour and recognize that the campus is located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded territory...
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...




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