Wednesday, December 19, 2018


Kennetcook village celebrates Christmas

KENNETCOOK: Many came out to see Santa, and take part in festive cheer recently in Kennetcook. (Benedict photos)

Caswell to lead 4H through transition

EAST HANTS: 4-H Nova Scotia has a new leader at the helm, as Cathy Caswell has been named as the new executive director. Caswell is a former 4-H Member, Leader and Regional organizer who knows the benefit of the volunteer driven organization that supports youth development and leadership. 4-H Canada supports the organization with programs […]


Junior C Pens crown Knights

LANTZ: The East Hants Ryson Construction Penguins scored on the first shot of the game and never looked back as they trumped the Sackville Knights 14-1 on Dec. 14 in N.S. Junior C Hockey League game action in Lantz. Zach Moore gave the hometown fans at the East Hants Sportsplex and Santa Claus reason to […]


VIDEO: Jr B Pens thump Elks

LANTZ: The East Hants Jr B Penguins hosted Brookfield on Friday night at the Igloo in Lantz. They won the game 10-1. It was their final home game at the East Hants Sportsplex until Jan. 4, 2019.   Goalie makes the save.  

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, […]

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November is financial literacy month

November is Financial Literacy month in Canada. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada reports that 43% of Canadians have no financial plan. Budgeting is the key. Salyzyn & Associates Limited, Licensed Insolvency Trustee, provides the following six reasons why you need a budget. 1. Helps you stay on track: A budget helps you determine your […]

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 […]

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