Saturday, January 18, 2020
ANTIGONISH: The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) changed a policy that gave eligible patients of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital access to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) services. The health authority’s vice-president of health services said although NSHA...
ANTIGONISH: StFX University is suing the former Coady International Institute finance director, accusing him of misappropriating nearly $250,000. The statement of claim that was filed in Nova Scotia Supreme Court cites James Edward Marlow created fake invoices from suppliers, requisitioned...
OTTAWA: A controversial decision to award 25 per cent of the lucrative arctic surf clam quota to a company led by a New Brunswick First Nation and their industry partner has been reversed by the Department of Fisheries and...
HALIFAX: The province is claiming that an uptake in a provincial incentive program is allowing more Nova Scotians to have a family doctor. According to the Department of Health and Wellness (DHW), in the first month of the Patient Attachment...
ANTIGONISH: Nova Scotia RCMP's Northeast Traffic Services arrested six impaired drivers since January 19. Members of the Traffic Unit, which covers Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough counties, have identified these drivers through a variety of methods, including traffic stops, check stops, and...
L’ARDOISE: A new doctor will be starting here next month. Sherry Sampson, managing director of the Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre in L’Ardoise explained that Dr. Kristen Iverson, who has been practicing out of the Richmond County medical clinic...
ANTIGONISH: The head of a local university said he sees changes on the horizon but wants to keep the same intimate feel. Last week, StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald offered a talk about the expectations for the university over the...
MULGRAVE: The Town of Mulgrave is working to determine the future of the community’s local school building. At last week’s regular monthly meeting of Mulgrave Town Council, members approved the terms of reference of a working group to assume the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Canso Ford has once again achieved top honors in its field. The local company is the recipient of Ford Motor Company of Canada’s President’s Award Diamond Club, given annually to select Ford dealers across Canada...
ANTIGONISH: A 48-year-old driver from Antigonish County is facing a number of charges after failing to comply with an RCMP traffic stop. At around 3:40 p.m. on April 12, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a motorcycle travelling above the posted speed...


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