Wednesday, November 25, 2020
PORT HAWKESBURY: Councillors in the Town of Port Hawkesbury are disappointed that controversial changes to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) have passed through the legislature so quickly. On March 29, Bill 85 to amend Chapter 18 of the MGA received...
POINT TUPPER: Officials from the paper mill in Port Hawkesbury say it’s a relief to finally have the weight of a significant tariff lifted off their backs, and will finally be able to focus on making improvements rather than...
HALIFAX: Schools are open this week to teachers, staff and by appointment only.After consulting with the province’s Chief Medical Officer, as well as the Regional Education Centres, the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial, the Public School Administrators Association...
ARICHAT: Richmond municipal councillors are mulling over a request to contribute $25,000 annually to the St. Martha’s Hospital Foundation over the coming decade. Three representatives of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation arrived at last week’s regular monthly meeting of Richmond...
OTTAWA: One of the four remaining Conservative leadership candidates with strong local ties has slammed the Trudeau government’s gun ban. In a video posted to his Twitter account on May 1, Peter MacKay, the former Central Nova...
POTLOTEK FIRST NATION: Peace and harmony will be kept and maintained on the waters of St. Peter’s Bay as a local First Nation community begins their own self-regulated fishery. Leadership between the Potlotek First...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town councillors in Port Hawkesbury have given the go-ahead for a third rainbow crosswalk. Councillors unanimously approved a request from the first year Social Services students from the Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus...
PORT HAWKESBURY: At their Annual Organizational Meeting on November 1, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) elected new leadership for the upcoming year. Jamie Samson has been selected as the new chair of the SRSB, and Richelle MacLaughlin will serve...
ANTIGONISH: A former Prime Minister is praising StFX University’s commitment to aboriginal development while insisting that the federal government, and Canadians in general, must take the concerns and communities of indigenous Canadians seriously. Paul Martin, who held the country’s top...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Next week, from Tuesday to Friday, Nova Scotia Power will conduct repairs to the concrete foundations that support the transmission structures located along the Canso Causeway and this work may cause traffic delays. There...




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