Inverness County Cares members met many remarkable people at the Kawambwa School in Zambia. This month we have chosen Fancy, an albino teacher at the St Odilia School. His autobiography gives a sense of...
By: Yvonne Fox The lobbying for a permanent crossing at the Strait of Canso in 1883 and 1902 was motivated largely by a concern for the coal and steel industries which were located...
Green Island is located at the northeast entrance to Chedabucto Bay and the Strait of Canso, a busy sea-lane in the “days of wooden ships and iron men.” It is also an area of...
As we move past the grief, loses and changes caused by COVID-19, let us attempt to deal with whatever positive outcomes that have been produced by this pandemic. There will be many changes that...
Dear Covid-19, Yes, you have caused chaos. You have caused fear and anxiety. You have caused sickness and death. But do you know what else you have caused? You have caused...
As if there hasn’t been enough loss recently, the Strait area received yet another blow via the sudden, unexpected death of Silver Donald Cameron. An award-winning author, environmental activist and long-time local volunteer, Cameron...
By: Michelle Gilfoyle So you finally did it. You bought your dream home.  After the initial excitement of the purchase itself has worn off, you might have realized that you are not sure what...
By: Yvonne Fox “First Canso petitioner sees dream come true – sought signatures in 1883” This was the headline for an article in The Halifax Herald’s August 11, 1955 newspaper.
Why do some plants have medicinal value for humans? Plants produce multitudes of chemicals. Some of these chemicals are of primary importance in their metabolic processes and some are secondary. The bulk of chemicals...
Arichat is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Antigonish. This is the fourth installment recounting its history. In 1842 Father Jean-Baptiste Maranda continued as pastor for the parish of Isle Madame. In 1844...


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