Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The NSCC Strait Area Campus has taken a big step forward with the announcement a brand new residence in Port Hawkesbury. On April 8, Premier Stephen McNeil unveiled $24 million for expansion projects at three Nova...
As if waiting in traffic for two hours in sweltering late summer heat isn’t enough, motorists were further insulted when officials responsible for the delay pointed fingers rather than taking responsibility. After a number of lengthy delays at the Canso...
As if the lessons alone from the Hadhad family of Antigonish are not proof enough of the social and economic benefits from immigration, along come two businesses in Port Hawkesbury to drive the point home further. On...
Stopping a much needed project that offers so much promise for Port Hawkesbury, all because of a disagreement over the number of lanes, is unnecessary. During January’s regular meeting, town council decided to turn to its funding partners, the Atlantic...
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...
After a three-year stay on the Port Hawkesbury waterfront, a well-known vessel finally departed last month. The MV Dutch Runner left the Strait of Canso Superport Corporation (SCSC) Pier in Port Hawkesbury on August 18. The ship originally docked in October...
With the votes cast and ballots counted, the unofficial numbers of the May 30 provincial election provided by Elections Nova Scotia have many stories to tell. Without a doubt, the biggest story of the night was the ouster of veteran...
The community of Arichat, and the entirety of Isle Madame, received very good news recently. On February 26, Richmond Municipal Council confirmed it is proceeding with a long-awaited sidewalk project for the village of Arichat. During the regular monthly council meeting,...
The federal court recently made a ruling which was significant in maintaining the current owner-operator policy for the inshore fishery, while recognizing that current policies discriminate against those with disabilities. On May 24, Justice Sylvie Roussel...
A study commissioned by the provincial government threw cold water on plans to twin highways in some parts of the Strait area, but also opened the possibility for upgrades to other sections of Highway 104. A report from CBCL Limited...


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