Monday, May 20, 2019


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Multi-phase program to revitalize Victoria Park to start soon

WESTVILLE — Members of Westville Fire-Rescue have undertaken a project to improve conditions at Victoria Park. Over the last number of years conditions at the park, which is the location of the community’s Canada Day events, have deteriorated to a point that without some work the park will be unusable. Department member Tom Steele says […]


Nighthawks roll to 4-0 after wins over Cougars, NNEC

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are still looking like the class of boys’ high school rugby in the Northumberland Region. The Nighthawks improved their record to 4-0 and secured top seed in their semifinal match scheduled for May 21 at home by defeating the visiting North Nova Gryphons 10-5 on Tuesday. Justin MacLennan converted Parker […]

Albion boxing club hosts card Saturday

TRENTON – Up to nine members of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club could be on the annual spring card the club is hosting on Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and boxing is set to begin at 7 p.m. at Summer Street. The card will feature two medalists from the recent Canadian championships: gold medalist […]


A show for the ages

Pictou County’s own Eleganza Extravaganza is making its way back on stage with more sass, more laughs and more musical prowess than ever before with the third year of Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair in Pictou County and Beyond. What started humbly has now made its way on tour across the province and further […]

#NowMoreThanEver Community Video 8

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Broadcasters should be doing more to make television accessible for blind Canadians

To the Editor: This television program will resume “at a later date” As one of 1.5 million Canadians living with sight loss, I was overjoyed that described video would be available for all shows during prime-time hours starting in September 2019, as mandated by the Canadian Radio- Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). But now three […]

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