Wednesday, November 20, 2019
With Canadians set to go to the polls in two weeks, it’s late in the game to highlight the need for factual information. News Media Canada decided to do its part by launching a new media...
Rarely is an exclamation point within the headline of an editorial more appropriate than on the eve of an election. In this case, school board and municipal elections are taking place around the Strait area on Saturday, and it is...
The provincial government deserves kudos for proceeding with a plan to bring high speed Internet access to more parts of Nova Scotia, but how exactly that will be financed, remains unknown. On June 4, the Department of Business released the...
These last few months, representatives from Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue (SAGSR) have made the rounds to visit with municipal council units. The SAGSR volunteers have presented an overview of the service they offer. They’ve also been asking...
Another example of how outside-the-box thinking that can greatly benefit the Strait area took place recently during a community festival. For the annual Seaside Lobsterfest, two local fishermen volunteered to become tour guides, which attracted approximately 250 people. The tours hosted...
It is dismaying that minorities in Nova Scotia have to continue fighting for basic human rights. On September 25, Centre La Picasse was the site for a forum on effective representation hosted by a commission tasked with consulting Acadians, Francophones...
The Strait regional school board (SRSB) was able to deliver some good news for a change when it voted to keep schools open in Inverness and Antigonish counties. During a special board meeting on April 26, an eruption of cheers...
Eventually, the federal government made the right decision by shelving a proposed airport project for Inverness County, but how long it will be sidelined is anyone’s guess. On July 25, the Minister of Rural Economic Development, Bernadette Jordan,...
Hard work. There’s just no substitution for it. And, as a result of hard work, a family business in Antigonish is looking to double its workforce from 25 people to 50. Of course, for the Hadhad family, the value of...
The questions from the opposition benches over protected Acadian and African Nova Scotian electoral boundaries are missing the bigger picture. Recently, Progressive Conservative Acadian Affairs critic Chris d’Entremont called on Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson to step aside as the...


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