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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre opens July 3

ANTIGONISH – Rehearsals are on in full swing for the 31st season of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The season begins July 3 and continues for eight weeks with five different shows in repertory. This year’s company once again brings together top professional artists from across the country, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal, Toronto and […]

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St. Martha’s open news palliative care unit

ANTIGONISH – A new palliative care unit at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish was officially opened today. The renovation, which began in January 2018, created a six-bed palliative care unit. “This unit would not be possible without the vision of the former Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority leadership and strong community support,” said Martha […]

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Antigonish residents to hold snap action against Kinder Morgan buyout at MP Sean Fraser’s office

ANTIGONISH– Today, Antigonish residents will gather outside MP Sean Fraser’s office in Antigonish to express their shock and outrage at the Trudeau government’s plan to purchase the Kinder Morgan pipeline for $4.5 billion. Organizers plan to deliver petitions signed by more than 100,000 people opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline and urging the federal government not […]

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Jubilee announces full lineup

NEW GLASGOW  – The River will be rocking a little harder, thanks to the addition of some fantastic regional talent. The August 3, 4 and 5 weekend is headlined by Matthew Good, July Talk and Jimmy Rankin. Friday, August 3 will kick the weekend off with Pictou County’s own The Kitchen Criminals and StoneHouse, followed […]

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Relaxed performances open the doors at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre is opening its doors in a new way with the addition of “Relaxed Performances” to its regular schedule. A Relaxed Performance is one in which the environment is specifically adapted to relax the traditional expectations around silence, darkness, and stillness in the theatre. It is designed to benefit people […]

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Atlantic high school students invited by 4-H to explore leadership in communication and community engagement at StFX

Atlantic High School Students invited by 4-H to Explore Leadership in Communication and Community Engagement at StFX   ANTIGONISH – One hundred Atlantic high schools students and 4-H seniors will come to the St. Francis Xavier University From May 11 to 13 to participate in workshops and sessions on communication and community engagement. Jordan MacDonald, […]

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