Sunday, July 3, 2022

PROM ON PARADE: Emma Snow and Druhan MacLean were amongst the members of the Class of 2022 honoured on June 25 during the Canso Academy prom parade that wound its way through the seaside community. See more memories of the celebration in this week's edition.

 

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Housing project slated to break ground this summer in Guysborough

By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

GUYSBOROUGH – “It’s a sure thing,” Andrew Boudreau, owner of Caper Developments Ltd. and Atlantic Edge Properties Inc., told The Journal on June 24 about his plans to develop a 36-unit apartment building, for ages 55-plus, in the community of Guysborough.

READ MORE June 29 2022

PROM ON PARADE: Emma Snow and Druhan MacLean were amongst the members of the Class of 2022 honoured on June 25 during the Canso Academy prom parade that wound its way through the seaside community. See more memories of the celebration in this week's edition.

 

  • Housing project slated to break ground this summer in Guysborough

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    June 29 2022

    GUYSBOROUGH – “It’s a sure thing,” Andrew Boudreau, owner of Caper Developments Ltd. and Atlantic Edge Properties Inc., told The Journal on June 24 about his plans to develop a 36-unit apartment building, for ages 55-plus, in the community of Guysborough. READ MORE



June 29, 2022

  • Gran Fondo 2022 cancelled due to low registration

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    GUYSBOROUGH – The Municipality of the District of Guysborough’s (MODG’s) recreation department announced on June 22 that this year’s Gran Fondo, scheduled for August 27, would be cancelled. READ MORE

  • Atlantic Gold threatens to shut down mine

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    ST. MARY’S – Atlantic Gold’s parent company says it may be forced to shut down its near-capacity operations in Nova Scotia if the province doesn’t allow a stop-gap measure to raise the height of the wall it uses to contain its Touquoy mine’s waste within the next few weeks. READ MORE



Also in this edition...

  • Business pilot to launch in Mulgrave

    By Lois Ann Dort

    MULGRAVE – If you’ve been thinking about starting a small business in Mulgrave, your timing is perfect. A new pilot project to create a vendor’s space in McNair’s Cove was announced by the Market by the Sea, in partnership with the Town of Mulgrave and the Mulgrave and Area Revitalization Association (MARA), on June 22.

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  • Brent O’Handley named HNS coach of the year

    By Corey LeBlanc

    CANSO – It has turned out to be an award-winning season for first-year coach Brent O’Handley.

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  • Boys of summer back on the diamond

    By Corey LeBlanc

    GUYSBOROUGH – The Guysborough Junior Broadhorns U13 boys’ softball team are readying for another busy season – one focused on development and improvement, according to head coach Shane Cook.

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June 22, 2022

  • St. Mary’s council takes its meetings on the road

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    ST. MARY’S – For the first time, the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s will host its regular meeting outside the administrative seat of Sherbrooke, taking it on the road to communities across the district. READ MORE

  • Rental car scarcity impacts summer tourism

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    GUYSBOROUGH – “We were very disappointed,” said Marie Celeste about having to cancel her summer travel plans due to an extreme shortage in rental vehicles across Nova Scotia. READ MORE

  • Lions Club, community fundraising brings portable ultrasound to EMH

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    CANSO – More than 50 people gathered at the Lions Club in Canso on June 18 for a funding announcement that will impact everyone served by the Eastern Memorial Hospital (EMH). READ MORE



June 15, 2022

  • Sheet Harbour marina reaches major milestone

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    SHEET HARBOUR – The Facebook post from one resident of this Eastern Shore community of 800 says it all: “I’ve always thought Sheet Harbour could be like Mahone Bay. Well Done!!” READ MORE

  • Tourism strategies, plans and funding take shape for this season and years to come

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    GUYSBOROUGH – “The thing we would like to emphasize is the importance of community in tourism,” said Stephen Flemming, president of Tourism Guysborough County Association, when asked what he’d like to see in the province’s new strategic plan for tourism. READ MORE

  • Ecum Secum moms close to securing new playground for next generation

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

    ECUM SECUM—A group of moms who fondly remember their carefree days frolicking in this small community’s playground have received $60,000 from the provincial government to rebuild the facility for the benefit of local children. READ MORE