Friday, April 10, 2020

Finding your way home when the border is closed

TATAMAGOUCHE - For many Canadians, the COVID-19 health crisis has left them scrambling for answers like ‘what do I do now? Do I shutter my business, will it reopen? When will we...

Stanfield’s to begin making medical gowns for provincial, federal governments

TRURO – Jon Stanfield says his family has always been dedicated to its country. So it’s no surprise then to have Stanfield’s Ltd., based out of Truro, sign on with...

Tatamagouche health care workers to receive pizza, pie parties

TATAMAGOUCHE – Hospital workers, paramedics, and staff at the local nursing home will be treated to pizza parties this week. And along with pizza… wild blueberry pie.

Clinics opening in Truro, New Glasgow for those on family practice registry

TRURO - People in the Colchester and Pictou areas without a family doctor may soon have access to a new clinic. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is opening two...

Willow Lodge residents reminiscing about days of polio, TB

TATAMAGOUCHE – While it’s a time of fear for many, the coronavirus pandemic has been a time of reminiscing for some of the residents at Willow Lodge in Tatamagouche. Lisa Hodder,...

Pugwash hospital turns into urgent treatment centre during coronavirus pandemic

PUGWASH - The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital is being turned into an urgent treatment centre during the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. The Nova Scotia Health Authority made the change...

Wallace Bridge couple in isolation after returning home from Florida vacation

WALLACE BRIDGE – For John and Bente Sproat, getting relevant and timely information during the coronavirus pandemic was a bit of a difficult task. They had been in Dunedin, Florida, for...

Pugwash ER closed March 26

PUGWASH - The emergency department at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital is closed today, March 26, until 8 p.m. The closure is due to lack of physician coverage.
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Local initiatives receive funding through community health board

TATAMAGOUCHE - Eight local projects have received financial support from the local community health board. Each year, the health boards – including the North Shore Area Community Health Board –...
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Clean Foundation postpones coastal restoration workshops

TATAMAGOUCHE - Upcoming coastal restoration workshops have been cancelled due to the current novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. Merydie Ross, an engagement specialist with Clean Foundation, said the senior...


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