ANTIGONISH: In a move to ensure Indigenous students feel safe, welcomed and honoured, StFX University officially opened their Indigenous Student Centre. “I am so glad this is happening,” said Michelle Sylliboy, an Indigenous professor...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Canadian Armed Forces arranged for retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond’s treatment to continue following his medical discharge in 2015. However a psychologist says the “lack of structure” outside the military presented additional...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Last week, two military psychiatrists explained for the first time, what personal care retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond received in the health care system of the military prior to his medical discharge in 2015.
MULGRAVE: During African Heritage Month, the volunteer fire department has decided to honour one of its own. Wanda Keeping is the first African Nova Scotian to become a member of the Mulgrave Volunteer Fire...
MULGRAVE: A well-known resident of the town, who was killed in an ATV collision earlier this month, is being remembered by colleagues with the Nova Scotia Burn Support Group. At 11:45 a.m. on Feb....
PORT HAWKESBURY: A former platoon member of retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond says the intensity of the gunfights and the grim duties of war took their toll on the then 24-year-old infantryman. Testifying on Feb....
PORT HAWKESBURY: Chantel Desmond went to go pick up her niece on Jan. 3, 2017 at her brother’s house in Upper Big Tracadie, but rather than finding her ready to go to an after-school program, she discovered...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The two families who have been affected the most by, and find themselves at the centre of the Desmond Fatality Inquiry, began testifying as the inquiry resumed on Feb. 16; looking into the incident that...
By: Janet Whitman HALIFAX: Nova Scotia’s next premier says he’ll stay the course in combatting COVID-19, but veer away from his predecessor by making economic growth “more inclusive” and taking bolder action on...
POINT TUPPER: Port Hawkesbury Paper is continuing with plans to construct Nova Scotia’s largest wind farm. On Feb. 12, PHP issued a press release announcing that it took “another significant step” in developing the...




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