Friday, February 26, 2021
I have been pondering why there are so many visibly angry persons within Canada and elsewhere worldwide? Most people occasionally get upset; it is the nature of the human creature, but not to the...
Recent funding announced for local schools, especially the major project in Pomquet, will be well spent, but it was unfortunate the area was left out of other funding announcements. During a virtual press conference...
In 1842 Father Jean-Baptiste Maranda continued as pastor for the parish of Isle Madame. In 1844 Arichat was officially designated as the seat of the diocese. This meant that the new Notre Dame church became a cathedral...
In the years following 1935, the road from the Arichat-Petit de Grat intersection has evolved into the main residential section of the old village. The highway running through it has become the primary thoroughfare through Arichat leading...
It was chilling to learn that an Antigonish man arrested for impersonating a police officer was found with a replica police vehicle. What was even more unsettling is that the RCMP believe he may have pulled over...
I am a small woodlot owner and a farmer in Kings County. Dozens of forest-related organizations across the province have been reporting how distressing it is to witness the deterioration of our forests’ health...
I’m here on January 17, on Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island) and looking at my very accurate outdoor thermometer that says it is 11 degrees Celsius with no snow to speak of except for sparsely scattered blobs.
Businesses close all the time. Here in the Strait area, that was a regular occurrence after the economic down-turn of the early 1990s; when fish plants closed, businesses shuttered, and young people and families...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. In the book is a list of schooners built at River Bourgeois, along with their owners and the year they were constructed:
Although new cases of COVID-19 continue to be recorded daily in Nova Scotia, and some cases have even cropped up in the Eastern Zone, local and provincial numbers are low enough to allow all municipal councils in...




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