Council notes
MODG unhappy with EHS answers

By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

GUYSBOROUGH – Three times wasn’t the charm, so the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) invited representatives from ambulance provider Emergency Health Services (EHS) – Derek LeBlanc and Phil Stewart – to council, once again, to answer questions about the provision of service in the area.



Country Harbour ferry out of service until May
By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

COUNTRY HARBOUR – Better now than during the summer is the general reaction from people in the Country Harbour area when it was announced last week (Jan. 20) that the Country Harbour ferry would continue to be out of service – due to mechanical problems – until May, when a new ferry comes into service.

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Our editorial discusses the need for accountability and transparency in government while Murphy's Law deals with a totally different kind of transparency in the from of 'window visits'. Additional headlines include: Surplus land draws new interest; Warden addresses concerns over nursing homes sale; St. Mary’s to join social wellbeing summit; Citizens group awaits health care consultant’s report; Election turnout breaks records in St. Mary’s; Online program helping youth cope with illness pivots during pandemic; Wildlife artist attracts interest of global conservation group – and more. Plus Gardening with Goutweed, The Conversation and Baking During the Pandemic. Grab this week's edition of your Guysborough Journal now!





MODG sells nursing homes
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – As of 1:01 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) was out of the nursing home business. That’s when a deal to sell Milford Haven Home for Special Care in Guysborough and Seaside Manor in Canso to GEM Health Care Group closed.

Spaceport plans delayed
By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

CANSO – Maritime Launch Services (MLS) will not get liftoff as early as the company had hoped.

Residents call for urgent action on unsafe road
By Janice Christie, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

HARRIGAN COVE – Atkins Point Road is a secondary road in Harrigan Cove with 30 residents in 16 homes. Initially a loop connected by a bridge, it has been barricaded by DOT since 2015 due to the breakdown of the abutment at either end.

Council notes
MODG unhappy with EHS answers

By Lois Ann Dort, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

GUYSBOROUGH – Three times wasn’t the charm, so the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) invited representatives from ambulance provider Emergency Health Services (EHS) – Derek LeBlanc and Phil Stewart – to council, once again, to answer questions about the provision of service in the area.





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