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Donald R. Sobey Foundation funds International Restorative Justice Lab at Dalhousie U

Generous support from the Donald R. Sobey Foundation has enabled   Dalhousie University to launch the first ever international Restorative Research, Innovation & Education Lab (RRIELab). And the RRIELab now has a fully funded Chair in Professor Jennifer Llewellyn, a distinguished global leader in restorative justice.  “On behalf of our entire Dalhousie community, I would like […]

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Leadership skills earn student award from RBC

A student at Northumberland Regional High School is receiving an award from the Royal Bank of Canada for her leadership and academics. Emma Currie, who runs the communications committee and co-heads the prom committee at NRHS, will receive the $1,000 scholarship at graduation. “I think I might’ve been chosen for it maybe for my involvement […]

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

To the Editor: May is Lyme Disease Awareness month. There is much yet to be understood and discovered about Lyme, ie Borrelia, and co-infections carried by ticks and other vectors. A vector-borne illness, ie Lyme, could be the root cause of a condition you may have been told you have. Lyme is called the great […]

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Crown Attorney appointed in Antigonish

Courtney MacNeil has been appointed a Crown attorney in Antigonish. Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions, announced the appointment today, April 3. “Ms. MacNeil’s educational background and her enthusiasm for the work of criminal prosecutions will make her a valuable addition to our team,” said Herschorn. A native of Antigonish, MacNeil graduated from St. Francis […]

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