Bikers fly high at Bordertown Biker Bash
Amherst asphalt plant protests gathering steam
Cape d’Or receives $292,000 for upgrades
Pugwash hosting climate change conference
Looking back at Amherst's WW1 internment Camp - Part 2
Live Bait Theatre bringing Esther Cox back to Amherst
Amherst Summer Night Market happening July 18
Warm weather finally arrives in the Malagash area
Firemen’s Bazaar coming up Aug. 10 at Advocate Fire Hall
Cumberland News Now
Column shows lack of understanding of report on missing and murdered Indigenous women
Letter to the editor: With thanks from Sibley-White Family
Health and Wellness minister addresses health care concerns
Please be boat sensible on the Tidnish River
NS Border Committee addressing issues with entrance to province
Hydraulic fracturing has been safely used in Canada for more than 60 years
Who is advocating for our children’s rights
To the Editor, When our community was in the very disturbing process of conducting a "school review" procedure in 2014, as required by law, a young father made the comment that there should be someone to advocate for children's ...
International Spay Day is Feb. 27
To the Editor, Feb. 27 is International Spay Day, an opportunity to call attention to the plight of homeless cats in our community. The failure of cat owners to spay/neuter their pets is the fundamental cause of homeless cat overpopulation and ...
‘Separation of power between the judiciary and legislative arms is sacrosanct’
To the Editor, A lawyer friend of mine said to me the other day ‘Did you know that we have a new appeal process in our country?” He continued, after I didn’t answer, “Yes, it’s a new panel made up of the minster of ...
Incompetence in pharmacare has to stop
To the Editor, It is very upsetting to read about the Oxford senior who cannot have his prescription of Xarelto covered by the Nova Scotia Pharmacare program. It was prescribed to him by an internal medicine specialist. His family doctor wrote ...
LETTER: Slow down on the Tidnish River
A number of vessels travelled up river past the camp during the hour or so that I was there and most were travelling at a safe speed, but there were several which were either unaware that this is a posted river and has a speed limit or the operators ...
Physicians want to work to improve health system
For example, a group of physicians wrote a paper on the issue, as a follow up to their ‘Nova Scotia Healthcare Solutions Paper – A Start’ and health system experts, such as Mary Jane Hampton, have pointed to the need for more effective engagement. ...
Clean water anyone?
Although the $1,064,000 cost is equally funded by the federal government, the province and the municipality, it will still cost each property owner $4,054 whether they connect to the water service or not. The vast majority of residents affected by ...
Physicians worried for future of health care in Cumberland County
Our area, located in the Northern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) – which includes East Hants and Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou counties – is in need of more specialist and generalist services in order to meet the needs of an ...
Support group needed for cancer survivors
May 2014, as I sat there with my daughter, I hard my doctor say those dreaded words, “I am sorry to have to tell you that you have breast cancer.” After giving me time to gather my thoughts, I asked “What are going to need to do?” I was unable to ...
LETTER: Say a prayer for Westray Mine victims and survivors
Having worked there the one thing I wonder about every anniversary is how are those that survived making out. As there was no discussion about Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) back then these employees were left on their own to find a way to deal ...