Thursday, November 21, 2019
It seems that two Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) projects targeted for the Strait area have travelled different directions. The company behind the $10 billion Goldboro LNG project, Pieridae Energy Ltd., now owns all of Shell Canada’s midstream and...
It seems fitting that the case of Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh will not go away. The Reporter has learned that MacIntosh is heading back to Canada soil after the former Strait area businessman was released from a Nepalese prison. MacIntosh’s release comes...
Despite the fact that only a small fraction of Richmond County residents gave their opinion, a strong majority of those surveyed support a mayoral system for the municipality, and that avenue must be pursued. During the regular monthly meeting of...
News that long-time Member of Parliament Rodger Cuzner will not seek re-election in the riding of Cape Breton-Canso in the upcoming federal election has created some interesting scenarios. On April 26 in his hometown of Glace...
Municipal councils deserve support in lobbying the provincial government to add Unama’ki to the “Welcome to Cape Breton” sign at the Canso Causeway. At January’s regular monthly meeting, Port Hawkesbury Town Council approved a draft of a letter to be...
The Town of Port Hawkesbury recently broke from a stance taken by past councils in opposing plans for a by-pass in favour of an overhaul of the town’s main street. On February 22, the town issued a press release claiming...
With the provincial election almost over, anticipation is running high as to what will happen on May 30. Without the ability to predict the results, especially considering this province’s tumultuous recent history, reviewing provincial and local results from the 2006,...
The recent disagreement within a local School Options Committee (SOC) shows the inherent limitations of the private-public partnership (P3) model which financed school construction in the 1990s. The SOC examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish...
The recent decision by the provincial government to introduce sweeping changes to the education system has generated strong opinions. On January 24, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Zack Churchill, announced the province will adopt the recommendations outlined...
It was disturbing to hear there are still communication problems that arise when the Canso Causeway is closed. Recently at Inverness Municipal Council, councillor John Dowling talked about a fatal collision at around 2:49 p.m. on April 1 between a...


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