The Liberal Leader was in Antigonish Monday for a stop on his campaign trail highlighting investments from the Liberal Government into the local area. Stephen MacNeil talked about highway twinning, investments in health care, as well as a new gravel road plan.
MacNeil says this new gravel road investment is necessary for the rural roads in Antigonish and surrounding counties:
Antigonish Liberal incumbent Randy Delorey, who stood by the premier’s side during his visit, touched on the new preschool program included in McNeils action plan. The three point seven million dollar allocation hopes to add 30 new pre-primary programs for 4-year olds, which Delorey says will be crucial in helping young families.
Although it’s early in the campaign season, Delorey says he already has a busy month ahead as he and the other candidates prepare for the May 30th election.
McNeil also made stops in Lincolnville, Guysborough, and Sherbrooke in his swing through Northeastern Nova Scotia.
The giant book sale is coming back for another round. Friends of the Antigonish Library and the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Auxiliary are hosting their Giant Book sale on June 2, running from 10-3 at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish. Sarah Armstrong, chair of the Friends of the Antigonish Library, said FOAL partnered with […]
Guysborough District RCMP say a 26-year-old Little Dover man is facing multiple charges following an incident at a Canso home on Sunday afternoon. Police say they received a call of a man breaking into a home, and assaulting both occupants of the dwelling before leaving. The victims, a 55-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman weren’t […]
St. FX X-Men Hockey Defenceman Jagger Dirk has a pro contract. Dirk has signed a one year American Hockey League deal with the Utica Comets, the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. In March, Dirk had an amateur try-out with the AHL’s Bighamton Devils. He played seven games with the Devils and registered one point. […]