Thursday, October 17, 2019

Faith, Indigenous leaders make declaration regarding climate crisis

PUGWASH - Going back to the Covenant and the Treaties may just be the way to heal the earth. That’s one of the things a number of faith leaders discussed during...

North Shore residents participate in sacred water ceremony for 14 kilometres

WARWICK MOUNTAIN - Water is sacred and essential to survive, so a large group of people came together to offer it protection. It was a bright, sunny day on Sept....

Pugwash, Tatamagouche ER closures, Oct. 15-19

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's emergency department...

Tatamagouche Legion celebrates 75 years in community

TATAMAGOUCHE - It’s hard to imagine a community such as Tatamagouche without the support of its members. And the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 64 is a huge part of that...

Sunset Community to celebrate Continuing Care Month

PUGWASH - A fall festival and open house is planned for Sunset Community as it celebrates Continuing Care Month. The event will be held Oct. 11, 2-4 p.m., in Sunset’s...

ER closures for Pugwash, Tata, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

TATAMAGOUCHE - More emergency room closures have been announced due to lack of physician coverage. The collaborative emergency centre at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash will be...

Candidates debates scheduled prior to election day

TRURO - A number of debates are in the works for the candidates running in Cumberland-Colchester in the upcoming federal election. The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has...

Youth from Atlantic Provinces tackling climate crisis; three-day retreat held at Thinkers Lodge

PUGWASH - Two 15-year-olds from Pugwash know they and other youth are the future when it comes to the environment. Megumi Ozawa and Cadence Steeves were the two local participants of...

Woolstock brings in hundreds to fibre market, workshops

TATAMAGOUCHE - For eight days last month, Tatamagouche was a fibre-lovers delight thanks to Woolstock. Faith Drinnan, of Sisterhood Fibres, organized the festival celebrating all things wool. From dyeing...

Prime minister makes stop in Truro to help kick-off Zann’s campaign

TRURO - Hundreds of people lined the Esplanade in Truro on Sept. 18 in hopes to meet Canada’s prime minister. Justin Trudeau made a brief stop in Truro to help...