Thursday, January 17, 2019

News

Open letter to the people of Kings-Hants

Editor’s note: The following was released by Kings Hants MP Scott Brison, we will be updating the story with an interview later today. On June 2nd, 1997, I was first elected as Member of Parliament for Kings Hants. It has been the highest honour of my life to serve you as Member of Parliament for […]

Indian Brook man charged after evading police checkpoint

AMHERST: A 27-year-old man from Indian Brook is facing several charges after evading a police checkpoint on Highway 104, Exit 3 ramp in Amherst. Police say that on Jan. 5 at 10 p.m., N.S. RCMP Northwest Traffic Services in Amherst were conducting a checkpoint on Hwy. 104 on Exit 3 ramp. “A vehicle took the […]

Sports

Tigers boys, girls compete at Dompierre tournament

MILFORD: The Hants East Rural High boys and girls hoops teams were busy on Jan. 11-12 as they took part in the 10th annual Bill Dompierre Memorial tournament, hosted by Lockview High in Fall River. The boys came home in fifth place, losing their opener to the host Lockview Dragons, coached by Brett Fulmore, 90-76, […]

Videos

VIDEO: Lantz man wins Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest

Lantz resident Brandon Ashley speaks about learning he won NAPA’s Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest. He picked up his winnings on Jan. 3 in Elmsdale. Watch for our full story online next week.   MAIN PHOTO: The winner is … Brandon Ashley. The Lantz man officially received his Ultimate Garage contest winnings from NAPA Elmsdale on […]

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 […]

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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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