Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Emotions remain raw as anniversary of Portapique mass shooting approaches

PORTAPIQUE - A global health pandemic isn’t usually seen as a blessing, but it has been to one small community in Nova Scotia over the past year. As the...

TataFest Music Festival to bring more than 30 acts over four days

TATAMAGOUCHE - More than 30 performers will hit the stage at this summer's TataFest Music Festival. From Aug. 26 to 29, the music will be flowing in Creamery Square...

Psychologists offering free sessions in wake of Portapique shooting anniversary

PORTAPIQUE - With the one-year anniversary of the province's mass shooting coming up, free support is available for those impacted. The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) is...

Everyday Safety: Back to the water

When the weather warms, lots of Nova Scotians head for small recreational boats. If you're among them, here's what you need to know to stay safe.

Growing pollinators in the River John area

SEAFOAM – A local woman is hoping to grow the community's pollinator population. Kiva-Marie Belt started in February as a ranger with the David Suzuki Foundation’s Butterflyway Project and...

Local artist inspired by liveliness of youth

BARRACHOIS HARBOUR - Cris Sonntag loves children and the things that they get up to in their free time.  When you enter the local artist’s studio above her garage...
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Elementary school in Wallace to receive AED

WALLACE - An automated external defibrillator (AED) will soon be installed at Wallace Consolidated Elementary School. The province announced on March 16 it was spending roughly $700,000 to purchase...

Municipality of Colchester seeking input for climate plan

TRURO – Community input will be integral to the success of the municipality’s new climate plan. The Municipality of Colchester County’s Carbon-Free Colchester Community Energy & Emissions plan, which...

River John woman raising concerns about medical response time following father’s death

RIVER JOHN - Grace Joudrey-Clough misses her father’s sense of humour and the patience he showed with her two sons. “I miss a lot of things,” said Joudrey-Clough about...

Iain Rankin looks to future as premier of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s next premier says he’ll stay the course in combatting COVID-19, but veer away from his predecessor by making economic growth “more inclusive” and taking bolder action on climate change.




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