Friday, November 15, 2019

Emergency department closures, July 14-20

TATAMAGOUCHE - Lack of physician coverage is once again closing the emergency departments in Pugwash and Tatamagouche between July 14 and 20. At the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre...

Three Nova Scotia companies licensed to grow marijuana

Three companies in the province are already growing marijuana with the hopes of selling it to the local market this summer. Health Canada handles the licenses for producers in the country, with only three currently...

Colchester County woman dies following collision in Bayhead

A 28-year-old woman from Colchester County succumbed to injuries Monday morning sustained in a motor vehicle collision the night before. Shortly after 8:35 p.m. on July 15, Colchester District RCMP and other emergency personnel responded...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Aug. 18. The closure, which runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., is due to lack...
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Pugwash ER closures, Nov. 3-9

PUGWASH - The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed almost every day over the week of Nov. 3 to 9. Due to lack of physician coverage, the North...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed for four days in the coming week. The closures at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25,...

Fly like an eagle

A bald eagle from Wallace Bay will soon be gracing the cover of a national magazine. Ian Murray has been photographing in a serious way for about eight or nine years now, since moving to...

Got bobbled?

The smiles and laughter were constant, even while they were stuck upside down, legs straight up in the air. More than a dozen children, and even some adults, spent some time with Craig Hayman and...

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

Pugwash ER closed during daytime hours

The North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash continues to be closed during daytime hours. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day between now and Oct. 18 due to lack of...