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Dr. Pillai retires after half century in ‘the right place’

Dr. Pillai retires after half century in ‘the right place’

Communities
Health | Wellness
People

He came to Inverness for two or three years. He’s stayed for 51. Known to a few medical colleagues, family and friends as Gopi, the man most Inverness County residents know simply as Dr. Pillai...

By Dave Macneil, April 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 5 minutes | 370 views

Judiquers show their true colours

Judiquers show their true colours

Arts | Culture
Communities
People
Recreation

Judique’s new tartan was on full display this week as the community celebrated the awarding of the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award for 2022. The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc was the...

October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 256 views

MacDonald looks back on 30 yrs with the municipality

MacDonald looks back on 30 yrs with the municipality

Arts | Culture
People
Recreation

Playing a part in helping Inverness County communities reach their true potential is the legacy left by Donna MacDonald as she looks back on 30 years working with the Municipality. MacDonald retired...

October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 231 views

Fall routines for a healthier winter

Fall routines for a healthier winter

Food
Health | Wellness

This is my favorite time of year. To me it is the season of routine, crisp weather, sweaters and lattes! As you read this we are well into Fall and perhaps have started to skip our walks, becoming...

By Glenna Calder, ND, October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 187 views

Society trying to get Seawall Trail project over finish line

Society trying to get Seawall Trail project over finish line

Cape Breton Economy
Nature | Ecology
People
Recreation

The Seawall Trail will be a five-day, 48-kilometer wilderness hike. The main coastal route will travel from south to north and will expand upon existing, historical trails (with plenty of new trail...

By Dave Macneil, October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 5 minutes | 169 views

Four county beaches added to erosion study

Four county beaches added to erosion study

Nature | Ecology

Four Inverness County beaches have been added to a coastal erosion study as a result of a recent funding announcement. Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently announced more than $200,000 in...

October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 230 views

A whale of a tale(tail) to tell

A whale of a tale(tail) to tell

Communities
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology
Recreation

Visitors to the Whale Interpretive Centre in Pleasant Bay no longer have to wait to board a boat to catch a glimpse of a whale tail. The Municipality of the County of Inverness recently commissioned...

October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 194 views

New We’koqma’q CEO grateful for ‘big picture’

New We’koqma’q CEO grateful for ‘big picture’

Communities
Nature | Ecology
People

Gioia Usher says she’s thankful every day for the opportunity to learn about the challenges facing First Nations communities. Usher, who took over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at We’koqma’q...

By Dave Macneil, October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 402 views

Gardening as a team sport

Gardening as a team sport

Communities
Nature | Ecology

Community gardens have been popping up all over Inverness County to answer to people’s needs and gardening interests. A garden, and a sunny yard for that matter, can be a luxury for young families...

By Caroline Cameron, October 13, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 247 views