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Tim Horton's Antigonish

Liberal Leader Zach Churchill says Affordability, Housing Prices and Climate change are among Concerns from Nova Scotia Voters

Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Zach Churchill visited the local area recently to speak with residents about the concerns ahead of the Nova Scotia Legislature opening this October. Churchill was in Antigonish on Wednesday as part of a tour across the province. He said the focus of the visit was to meet with groups helping people […]

RCMP investigating incidents of Motorists Driving Around Crosswalk Guards while Children Were Crossing the Street

Crossing guards for the Town of Antigonish are reporting incidents of motorists driving around crosswalk guards while children are still crossing the street. Antigonish RCMP Sgt. Warren MacBeath said police received a report of the incidents from the Town of Antigonish. He said officers monitored local crosswalks Wednesday and will continue to do so over the […]

Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster says Additional Portfolio Touches all Communities

Last week, Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston shuffled his cabinet and one local MLA saw his responsibilities increase.  Houston named Inverness Allan MacMaster as the new Minister of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage. MacMaster will also retain his previous duties as Minister of Finance and Treasury Board, Minister of Labour Relations, Minister of Gaelic Affairs […]

Richmond MLA Trevor Boudrueau is Honoured and Humbled to be Named to Cabinet

Richmond MLA Trevor Boudreau accepted some new cabinet responsibilities last week.   During a recent cabinet shuffle, Premier Tim Houston named Boudreau as the new Minister of Community Services and Minister responsible for L’nu Affairs. Boudreau replaces Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane in the role, after Houston nominated MacFarlane as the new Speaker in the […]

Central Nova MP Sean Fraser says Weavers Mountain Wind Energy Project has a number of Benefits

Central Nova MP Sean Fraser says he’s pleased about an Indigenous-led wind energy project coming to Weavers Mountain, on the boundary of Pictou and Antigonish Counties. Earlier this month, Fraser announced the federal government is committing up to $25 million for the initiative,which will supply nearly 95 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 14,000 homes […]

Sobeys Chair Emeritus David Frank Sobey Passes

The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited has announced the passing of David Frank Sobey, Chair Emeritus of Sobeys Inc. He was 92 years old. David, like his brothers Bill and Donald, was introduced to the grocery business at an early age. His career took him into increasingly senior leadership roles, including serving as Vice Chairman […]

Local First Responders Receive Funding from the Province to Upgrade Equipment

The province is providing $1.5 million to first responders; including fire departments, ground search and rescue organizations and hazardous materials teams Funding is going to 80 groups, including a number locally through government’s Emergency Services Provider Fund. It helps organizations with the cost of upgrading equipment used in response to fires or other emergencies, such […]