Thursday, July 29, 2021

Coping with grief, tragedy, loss, and more during a pandemic

TRURO - When Margaret Mauger co-founded a not-for-profit counselling service last January in Shubenacadie, she carved out a day a week to provide free therapy sessions for people suffering from trauma.

Dr. Robert Strang, N.S. chief medical officer of health, looks forward with hope

Robert Strang didn't set out to be a doctor.During his undergraduate degree in kinesiology and masters in exercise physiology, his curiosity prompted him to consider medicine. "I was fascinated...

RCMP officers justified in fatal shooting of Portapique gunman: SiRT

HALIFAX - No charges will be laid against police officers who fatally shot the Portapique tragedy gunman. The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its findings on Dec. 17...

This old house – let’s knock it down

To the Editor; There was a house in Avonport, Nova Scotia. It was old. Very old. Over 200 years they said. The 1760s. Before the American...

Ammunition trafficking charges laid in Portapique mass shooting

PORTAPIQUE - Three people are facing charges in relation to providing ammunition to the gunman of Canada's largest mass shooting this past April. In a statement issued by Superintendent...

Ski Atlantic Seniors ready for new season and its restrictions

WENTWORTH – Members of the Ski Atlantic Seniors Club are prepping for the upcoming season with COVID-19 restrictions expected to have some, although not severe, impact. Ski hills are...

UPDATED: Missing woman located

BEAVER BROOK - A woman reported missing and last seen in Beaver Brook has been safely located, according to police. **** BEAVER BROOK - Police are...

Pugwash doctor charged with sexual assault

PUGWASH – A doctor in Pugwash has been charged with sexual assault. Nova Scotia RCMP arrested Dr. Tim Fashoranti, 63, without incident on Nov. 10. He was later released...

Work to begin on joint public inquiry into Portapique tragedy

TRURO - Six months have passed since more than 20 people lost their lives in Canada's largest mass shooting, and the federal and provincial governments have finally announced work will begin on...

Clean Coasts partners with local stewards to restore Brule Shore

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Clean Coasts Team, in partnership with the Mi’kmaw Conservation Group (MCG), has been working to restore salt marsh habitat at Brule Shore in Taqamiku’jk (Tatamagouche). Brule...




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