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Volunteers are lifeblood of culture and heritage sector

Volunteers are lifeblood of culture and heritage sector

Arts | Culture
Communities
Heritage
People
Recreation

For many cultural and heritage organizations in Inverness County, the winter season is a time to take stock, in between the rush that tourism brings. It’s a time when the sector can get together...

June 3, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 279 views

Mabou’s own Kate Beaton shines brightly across her North American tour

Mabou’s own Kate Beaton shines brightly across her North American tour

Arts | Culture
People

The year 2023 has already been an abundant year full of success for Mabou’s Kate Beaton. In the month of January alone, her book Ducks: Two Years in the Oilsands was shortlisted as one of five...

By Josefa Cameron, May 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 205 views

New Cheticamp branch joins ECRL family

New Cheticamp branch joins ECRL family

Arts | Culture
Communities
Municipal Projects
People
Recreation

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of a library,” reflected the great Argentine writer, Jorge Luis Borges. Borges was a librarian himself and it says a great deal that a man who...

April 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 283 views

New rotary design aims to improve access

New rotary design aims to improve access

Cape Breton Economy
Communities
Municipal Projects

At first glance, the redesign of the Port Hastings rotary can seem rather complicated, but the province’s lead highway designer says motorists shouldn’t have any problem navigating the...

By Dave Macneil, April 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 6 minutes | 324 views

New Inverness County doctor is ready to help make positive change

New Inverness County doctor is ready to help make positive change

Health | Wellness
Nature | Ecology
People
Recreation

Inverness County is now home to Dr. Jasmine Lowry, a family medicine specialist, new to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital alongside Dr. Kathryn Binnersley. Lowry grew up in southern Ontario....

By Josefa Cameron, April 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 463 views

March – a month to plan and to prune

March – a month to plan and to prune

Nature | Ecology
Recreation

Winter-bearing shrubs help wildlife get through the winter In my gardening choices, I want to get the widest benefits. With a shrub, not only can I have flowers, but I can attract wildlife that come...

By Caroline Cameron, March 6, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 219 views

After the storm, the sun shines on Cabot trail writers festival

After the storm, the sun shines on Cabot trail writers festival

Arts | Culture
People
Recreation

Last September, as the Cabot Trail Writers Festival prepared to return to a full-capacity festival for the first time in two years, they got wind of a brand-new challenge… a weather forecast...

December 2, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 211 views