Thursday, November 14, 2019

Candidates debates scheduled prior to election day

TRURO - A number of debates are in the works for the candidates running in Cumberland-Colchester in the upcoming federal election. The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has...

Youth from Atlantic Provinces tackling climate crisis; three-day retreat held at Thinkers Lodge

PUGWASH - Two 15-year-olds from Pugwash know they and other youth are the future when it comes to the environment. Megumi Ozawa and Cadence Steeves were the two local participants of...

Woolstock brings in hundreds to fibre market, workshops

TATAMAGOUCHE - For eight days last month, Tatamagouche was a fibre-lovers delight thanks to Woolstock. Faith Drinnan, of Sisterhood Fibres, organized the festival celebrating all things wool. From dyeing...

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...