Municipal Projects

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

ACAP Cape Breton’s environmental education programming comes to Inverness County

ACAP Cape Breton’s environmental education programming comes to Inverness County

Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology
Recreation

Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Cape Breton is an environmental non-profit organization that offers the knowledge that Cape Bretoners need to make greener choices, and works directly on...

December 12, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 623 views

Phase one of multicourt project to ramp up in 2024

Phase one of multicourt project to ramp up in 2024

Municipal Projects
Recreation

Pickleball enthusiasts in Inverness County could have three new courts on which to enjoy their sport as early as 2024.

By Dave MacNeil, December 9, 2023 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 86 views

A shed to the rescue

A shed to the rescue

Communities
Municipal Projects
People

The Chéticamp Fire Department doesn’t just serve the community it’s named after, but rather a region that stretches all the way from French Mountain to MacKenzie Mountain. In other words, these v...

By Oisin Curran, November 28, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 1079 views

Shopping for free! First swap and repair event hosted by municipality during Waste Reduction Week

Shopping for free! First swap and repair event hosted by municipality during Waste Reduction Week

Cape Breton Economy
Communities
Municipal Projects
People
Recreation

For over 20 years, all across Canada, the 3rd week in October is Waste Reduction Week. Everyone knows that it’s becoming more and more urgent that we humans stem the tide of waste that we produce....

October 26, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 619 views

Patience pays off with announcement of trail project

Patience pays off with announcement of trail project

Cape Breton Economy
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology

Design work is already underway, after the Nova Scotia government announced $6.4 million for the long-awaited Seawall Trail at an announcement in Meat Cove in late June. The multi-day hut-to-hut...

October 24, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 765 views

Wind policy review – what do you think?

Wind policy review – what do you think?

Cape Breton Economy
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology

Dozens of Inverness County residents came out earlier this week to hear about the planned update to the municipality’s wind turbine policy, and to discuss their views on what shape that policy...

October 20, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 503 views

L’Arche gives reclaimed wood a beautiful new lease on life

L’Arche gives reclaimed wood a beautiful new lease on life

Communities
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology
People

Turning trash into treasure: l’Arche Cape Breton is part of an international federation of people with and without intellectual disabilities living together to celebrate the unique value of every pe...

By Joe Carew, September 20, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 2218 views

Major infrastructure project slated for a 2024 start-time

Major infrastructure project slated for a 2024 start-time

Municipal Projects

The municipality will embark on a historic project this year to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure in the village of Inverness, but don’t expect to see shovels in the ground until 2024.

By Dave MacNeil, June 12, 2023 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 204 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