Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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...

Tatafest proves popular with visitors, residents

TATAMAGOUCHE - Four days of activities and thousands of visitors. That wraps up what is safe to say a very successful Tatafest. It was the fifth year of Tatafest, a...
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Faith leaders to gather in Pugwash for climate crisis talks

PUGWASH - Faith and Indigenous leaders from Atlantic Canada, as well as internationally, will gather in Pugwash soon to talk about the climate crisis. From Sept. 22 to 25,...

Mi’kmaw Grassroots Grandmothers leading Water Walk to oppose possible gold mining

WARWICK MOUNTAIN - Three Mi’kmaw Grassroots Grandmothers will be leading a Water Walk to Tatamagouche later this month. Hannah Martin, an organizer of the event, said the Water Walk was initially...

North Shore Bavarian Society celebrating 40 years of Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE It started on a dare 40 years ago, and the rest is history. This year is the 40th anniversary for Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche, hosted by the...

A climate crisis presentation

TATAMAGOUCHE - Al Gore-trained Susan Stephen will be in Tatamagouche next week to present on the Climate Crisis: Issues and Solutions. Stephen’s presentation will begin at 7 p.m. on...
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Murder mystery, Barra MacNeils upcoming fundraisers for rec centre

Editor's note: information on the location of the Barra MacNeils concert, as well as email address for more information, was incorrect in the August edition of The Light. The story has been...

Firefighters in Tatamagouche switch from yard sale to vendors’ market

TATAMAGOUCHE - The annual Labour Day weekend fundraising event in support of local firefighters will look slightly different this year. Adrian MacCallum, one of the organizers to the Tatamagouche Fire Department’s...

Tatamagouche man purchases theatre seats linked to Viola Desmond

TATAMAGOUCHE - A little bit of Viola Desmond’s history calls the village home these days. It was more than half a dozen years ago when Angus Bonnyman came across a Kijiji...

Tatamagouche brothers see success in sports, music

TATAMAGOUCHE - It was a big year for a pair of brothers from Tatamagouche. Matthew, 20, and Daniel Smith, 16, each saw major accomplishments in their respective areas of interest...