Monday, January 25, 2021
Despite the dire economic news, as a result of reduced economic activity from strict public health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, there are reasons to be hopeful. Both the Strait Area and Antigonish Chambers...
Given the strain on the food supply chain and the fact that strict measures will be in place for some time, it was necessary for the provincial and federal governments to declare fishery workers essential, but no one should be...
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...
Although things remain at a standstill for many operations during the global pandemic, that is not the case with two of the largest employers in the region. In the early days of the pandemic and with...
If it wasn’t enough that his Conservative Party leadership campaign has been marked by missteps, along comes Peter MacKay’s tone deaf response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Despite the setbacks, MacKay remains the front-runner in...
Things are starting to fall in place for local efforts to attract and retain more physicians and other health care professionals to the Strait area. On March 2, a group of potential physicians visited Port Hawkesbury. Each...
Transportation, tourism, business, and recreation infrastructure in Inverness County is getting some love these days, thanks to projects, plans and announcements from various levels of government. The provincial government’s capital plan, released late last month, announced a...
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 decision by Richmond Municipal Council to deny funding for participants wanting to take part in an upcoming Female Leadership School has, ironically, done more to help the event and the underlying causes it is promoting, than any approval could...
After exploring how the provincial health care system, and civilian and military authorities let down Afghanistan veteran Cpl. Lionel Desmond, and led to the tragic murder-suicide, the Desmond Fatality Inquiry looked into how he was able to obtain the murder...




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