Monday, December 5, 2022

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS: Santa, Mrs. Claus and Frosty get ready for the Parade of Lights during Old-Fashioned Christmas at Sherbrooke Village on Nov. 25. Despite blustery weather, at times, the 26th annual event this past weekend was one to remember. See more photos in this week's edition.

 

Photo Credit: Angelina Jack

CADA puts focus on proposed fisheries heritage centre

By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative

CANSO – Plans for a fisheries heritage centre took centre stage during the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Canso and Area Development Association (CADA) on Nov. 22 in the library resource centre.

READ MORE November 30 2022

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS: Santa, Mrs. Claus and Frosty get ready for the Parade of Lights during Old-Fashioned Christmas at Sherbrooke Village on Nov. 25. Despite blustery weather, at times, the 26th annual event this past weekend was one to remember. See more photos in this week's edition.

 

  • CADA puts focus on proposed fisheries heritage centre

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative

    November 30 2022

    CANSO – Plans for a fisheries heritage centre took centre stage during the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Canso and Area Development Association (CADA) on Nov. 22 in the library resource centre. READ MORE



November 30, 2022

  • MODG poised to benefit from future of renewable energy

    By Corey LeBlanc

    GUYSBOROUGH – Location, location, location. READ MORE

  • New healthcare initiatives in store for Sheet Harbour

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    SHEET HARBOUR – Healthcare in Sheet Harbour is poised for “lots of great things,” thanks to a number of new initiatives underway at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, says Kent Smith, MLA for Eastern Shore. READ MORE



Also in this edition...

  • Federal funding announced for Canso tourism infrastructure project

    By Contributed

    CANSO – The Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) will receive federal funding to help with the upgrade of tourism infrastructure at the historic Commercial Cable building site in Hazel Hill.

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  • Province declines meeting with council on St. Mary’s protected areas

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    The Department of Environment and Climate Change has declined a request by council for the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s to meet over the definition of protected wilderness areas in the area.

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  • Guysborough Christmas market will showcase unique gifts that support local economy

    By Lois Ann Dort

    The Guysborough Waterfront Market and ArtWorks East summer gallery made the Guysborough Waterfront the place to be on Saturdays last summer, with local artists, crafters and farms offering their products to shoppers.

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November 23, 2022

  • Fraser disappointed in proposed changes to federal boundaries

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    GUYSBOROUGH – The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Nova Scotia tabled a report in the House of Commons outlining its proposed changes to the province’s federal electoral map on Nov. 17. READ MORE

  • MODG hears pitch for Hadleyville Community Centre

    By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    GUYSBOROUGH – At the committee of the whole meeting of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough held on Nov. 16, council heard from a delegation for the proposed Hadleyville Community Centre. READ MORE

  • Shortage of volunteers looming issue for St. Mary’s recreation

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    SHERBROOKE – A deepening shortage of local volunteers – and ways to solve the problem – rose to the top of the agenda as council for the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s approved its first recreation master plan in Sherbrooke last week. READ MORE



November 16, 2022

  • St. Mary’s receives $190,000 from feds

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    ST. MARY’S – The Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s will receive nearly $190,000 in funding from three federal departments to “revitalize communities and promote growth,” MP for Central Nova Sean Fraser announced in Sherbrooke last week. READ MORE

  • NSP gets out of equipment business

    By Alec Bruce, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

    ST. MARY’S – In a surprise move last week, Nova Scotia Power terminated its popular on-bill financing program for all heating equipment available to its residential and commercial customers across the province. READ MORE

  • Community mourns loss of retired educator, councillor Miles MacDonald

    By Lois Ann Dort

    GUYSBOROUGH – Last week the community of Guysborough was saddened to learn of the passing of Miles MacDonald – long-time community educator, former municipal councillor, volunteer and friend to many. READ MORE