Wednesday, September 30, 2020
PORT HAWKESBURY: Dawna MacDonald was very much the face of Port Hawkesbury. In a heavy hearted Facebook post on July 3, Brenda Chisholm-Beaton, the town’s mayor announced MacDonald’s sudden passing, which has left us...
HAZEL HILL: Shae Nickerson became interested in pegmatites, an igneous rock, formed underground, with interlocking crystals, after learning about them in a second year earth sciences class at StFX. She recently capped off her...
ANTIGONISH: With the start of a new decade of collaboration with Indigenous women globally, movie stars Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are encouraging others to support Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership by kicking off...
ANTIGONISH: This year marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands – however, with the COVID-19 pandemic, it didn’t allow for the normal celebration. Every year on May 5, the Netherlands celebrates...
STRAIT AREA: Even in the face of a global pandemic, a group of Cape Bretoners were determined to celebrate diversity, inclusion, wonderful traditions of the region, and the newcomers who chose to make this area their new...
HALIFAX: A report on the Arrow oil spill says the local environment has recovered and the wreck should remain. A report in the Marine Pollution Bulletin entitled “Reflecting on an anniversary, The 1970 Arrow...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A day after the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the region hosted its first ever Pride March. On Monday evening, approximately 150 people attended the inaugural Strait Area Pride March which...
STRAIT AREA: Traditional high school graduations were completely out the window in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, high school graduations were in limbo leaving the graduating class without a formal way to celebrate...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia will now open to other Atlantic Canadian provinces. On June 24, the Council of Atlantic Premiers announced travel restrictions in Atlantic Canada will be eased. Interprovincial travel within Nova Scotia, New...
NOVA SCOTIA: To strengthen Atlantic Canada’s tourism sector and help the industry move forward, the Government of Canada announced on June 23, $16 million in federal investments to support the tourism industry across Atlantic Canada.




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