2024 Spring

Alternative routes to healing in Inverness County

Alternative routes to healing in Inverness County

Health | Wellness

To say Kelly Bernard wears many hats is an understatement.

By Josefa Cameron, June 3, 2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 34 views

Committed membership bolsters Lake Ainslie VFD

Committed membership bolsters Lake Ainslie VFD

Communities
People

If you live in the area served by the Lake Ainslie Volunteer Fire Department (LAVFD), and you’ve got nine friends who are not members of the department, the math says you’re likely a member yourse...

By Dave MacNeil, May 21, 2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 43 views

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Cape Breton Economy
Food
Municipal Projects

More than 40 delegates from local, Island-wide and provincial organizations came together in Mabou on Friday, May 3, to discuss the complex and urgent topic of food security in the Municipality of...

May 8, 2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 121 views

Suas leis a’ Ghàidhlig! | Up with Gaelic!

Suas leis a’ Ghàidhlig! | Up with Gaelic!

Arts | Culture
Communities
Heritage

‘S e Mìos nan Gàidheal a th’ ann agus tha Siorramachd Inbhir Nis toilichte a bhith a’ togail na brataich Gàidhealaiche air an taigh-cùirte eachdraidheil ann an Seastago. Its...

May 1, 2024 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 56 views

Project to shore up salmon spawning area

Project to shore up salmon spawning area

Nature | Ecology

The Margaree Salmon Association (MSA) plans to install 2,000 tonnes of armour rock this summer to help save one of the main salmon spawning areas of the Margaree River.

By Dave MacNeil, April 30, 2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 320 views

Host families building lifelong relationships

Host families building lifelong relationships

Communities
People

With their second of two daughters leaving for university and their son graduating high school, the Clarks of Margaree Forks weren’t quite ready to be empty nesters.

By Dave MacNeil, April 23, 2024 | Reading Time: 5 minutes | 111 views

Always exceptional: Meat Cove plays host to total solar eclipse

Always exceptional: Meat Cove plays host to total solar eclipse

Communities
Nature | Ecology
Recreation

It was quite the day in Nova Scotia’s most northerly settlement on Monday, April 8, 2024. Hundreds of people made the pilgrimage up to Meat Cove, Inverness County, one of only 2 communities in...

April 9, 2024 | Reading Time: 1 minutes | 143 views

Gaelic song preservation: A grandmother’s gift

Gaelic song preservation: A grandmother’s gift

Arts | Culture
Communities
Heritage

“I suppose it’s all nanny’s fault,” laughs Sheena Anderson-Geiger, thinking back to how her passion for Gaelic song came to be.

April 2, 2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 191 views