Wednesday, January 29, 2020
LITTLE ANSE: One local family is continuing to turn a tragedy into a feel good story for the holidays. On November 13, Carol and Laura Marryatt travelled to the IWK Children’s Hospital in Halifax, via...
CAP AUGUET: Two years after completing their first fishing boat, the Boudreau family has helped launch another. At around 9 p.m. on November 13, the Breakin’ Traditions hit the water in Cap Auguet, marking 14 months...
PAQTNKEK: Consent education methods have been developed for the general population in educational institutions, however, there is a need to start considering what an Indigenous way, a community-based way, of teaching about consent might look like and how that perspective...
ANTIGONISH: For the very first time in the history of Canada, Commendations of the Federal Minister of Veterans Affairs have been presented to a mother and son for their efforts. Retired Cpl. Kate MacEachern and her...
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...
ANTIGONISH: Rural branches of the Royal Canadian Legion tend to suffer in Nova Scotia due to smaller population sizes and membership competition between local clubs, but in Antigonish, the legion is thriving. With more than 100...
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...


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