Based in Port Hawkesbury, The Reporter is a weekly newspaper serving the counties of Richmond, Inverness, Guysborough, and Antigonish since 1981.

As the bridge between Cape Breton Island and mainland Nova Scotia, the Strait of Canso area has always been a vital part of the province. Since 1981, The Reporter has served this busy region with the most up-to-date news affecting the communities around the Strait of Canso.

Built on a reputation for printing interesting and accurate stories that tell the lives of the people who live here, readers can expect to see everything from community concerns and goings-on, to extraordinary residents and eye-catching advertisements and compelling business profiles.

Contact Details

The Port Hawkesbury Reporter News
2 MacLean Court, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 3K2

Office Hours
Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office / Subscriptions: (902) 625-3300

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Advertising Policy
Deadline for Classifieds and Display Advertising is Friday at 12 noon for the following week. Deadlines are subject to change to reflect holidays. Classifieds MUST be paid in advance by cash/cheque/VISA/MC/Interac.  Advertisers should check their ad the first day. The Reporter shall not be liable for typographical errors or failure to publish an ad except to the extent of the cost of the first week of insertion. The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount paid for the space actually occupied by their portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred; whether such error is due to the negligence of employees or otherwise, and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount of such advertisement. The publisher reserves the right to edit, revise, classify or reject any advertisement.

Letters to the Editor
It is the policy of The Reporter that letters to the editor should be kept brief and in good taste. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s phone number and address. The Editor reserves the right to edit letters where necessary. Management retains the right to refuse publication of any letter not deemed appropriate to our general readership.


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