Friday, September 17, 2021
Even though they belong to different political parties and represent ridings on opposite coasts, two Members of Parliament agree that action is needed to clean up, dispose and fund the removal of unwanted vessels. Late last month, Nanaimo-Ladysmith (British Columbia)...
Recent meetings of Inverness council have seen the municipal unit divided when it comes to the proposed expansion of the Margaree airport. Sadly, there really ought to be little debate on the matter. Simply put, the tax payers of Inverness...
Now approaching 40 years as a healthcare facility, the Strait-Richmond Hospital needs work. During a meeting of the Richmond County Seniors’ Council on May 11 at the Riverdale Community Centre, Strait-Richmond Hospital facility manager Kathy Chisholm told the group that...
Recent statistics provided by the provincial government should serve as encouragement for Strait area residents who’ve been observing the rules and hoping for better days in the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic. During a briefing on...
It’s good to see the provincial government is willing to re-open now, and is considering the easing of more public health restrictions now that daily COVID-19 numbers remain low across Nova Scotia. According to...
While Canada mobilizes to respond to the spread of COVID-19, we want to take a moment to thank you for your continued support. Many of you have reached out to one of our staff with tips, questions and gratitude...
The effort to twin Highway 104 continues to make progress. Last week, Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Lloyd Hines said the province is looking into more private sector input on the Highway 104 twinning project between Sutherlands River and Antigonish. A...
Although the provincial government maintains it is continually making improvements to the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, there appear to be gaps in the system. During its April 1 regular monthly meeting, Inverness Municipal Council...
National Newspapers Week is running from October 1-5 and this is an opportune time to remind readers of the vital role of community newspapers. A recent survey of Canadians 18 and older conducted by Totem Research, on behalf of News...
A recent presentation from the secretary of the Mabou Farmers Market to Inverness Municipal Council offered some very positive news. Michelle Smith appeared before council on December 5 to let them know that the market just completed its 10th season. Smith...




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