Thursday, November 15, 2018

News

Lola the cat returns

Family pet missing for almost five months in Enfield comes back home ENFIELD: If Lola the cat could talk, oh the stories she would have to tell on her adventure for the past five months. The cat disappeared from owner Dorinda MacIsaac’s home in Enfield on July 12. MacIsaac feared the worst had happened to […]

Program helps Older Nova Scotians stay at home

ENFIELD: Social isolation is among the top issue for seniors’ today. Especially in rural communities. Home Services Nova Scotia, a new program launched on Nov. 7 in Enfield, will help older Nova Scotians live in their homes longer. The program helps older adults access a variety of affordable, non-medical services such as housekeeping, meal preparation […]

Sports

East Hants talent on the ice

EAST HANTS: Here is a look at the local hockey players in the QMJHL; MHL; NSMBHL; NSMMHL; and Junior A Hockey leagues. The players mentioned in this article are those local players who we are aware of and where they are playing. If there are local East Hants/Stewiacke ones we should include, please let us […]

Videos

VIDEO: Dog walk for Cobequid Wildlife

Four-legged furballs and their humans gathered this morning, Oct. 27, in the chilly cold for an inaugural dog walk fundraiser in support of Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. The event, which was held in Elmsdale, will become an annual event. More coverage later next week with a story and Photo Gallery. MAIN PHOTO: These two doggies […]

VIDEO: Team Homan remains perfect at Grand Slam

Team Rachel Homan earned a hard fought, nail biting 8-7 extra end win to go to 2-0 at the Grand Slam of Curling in Truro on Oct. 25. They are tied with the Junior women’s team of Kaitlyn Jones, which includes Colchester County cousins Lindsey and Karlee Burgess. The curling continues all week until Sunday, […]

VIDEO: Grand Slam of Curling underway in Truro

Draw 5 of the Pinty’s Grand Slaw of Curling took place Wednesday night at the Rath Eastlink Centre in Truro. Here is a video of Jennifer Jones, fresh of a bronze emdal in China, curling in their game.

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Opinions

Nike confronting social injustices with Kaepernick

Despite all the hate on social media, the decision by Nike to go with controversial former NFL Super Bowl QB Colin Kaepernick for their 30th anniversary #JustDoIt” campaign is a wise one. At first blush it appeared they knew with him as the face of the promotion they would garner this much media attention around […]

EDITORIAL: The power of volunteers

From July 13-15, the second annual Tide Fest homecoming celebrations filled the East Hants Sportsplex. The event was more like a handful events in one. Hundreds, if not thousands filled the Sportsplex, for the 2018 Induction ceremony for the East Hants Sports Heritage Society Hall of Fame; the music festival; the ball hockey; the Atlantic […]

OPINION: Slimy politics rears its head

It seems like the anti-Justin Trudeau crowd (namely federal Conservative supporters) are trying to make something out of nothing over allegations in a newspaper editorial from 18 years ago that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped a female reporter in B.C. It seems that editorial has begun circulating again on social media, with the anti-Trudeau folks […]

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