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Twinning project awarded

The chief of the Barneys River Fire Department says the awarding of the highway 104 twinning project is a dream come true. “This is great news. It is a dream come true to see this project now becoming a reality. This will mean a lot to have a safer road from Sutherlands River to Antigonish....

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Sobey Foundation establishes $1 Million cardiorespiratory service at St. Martha’s Hospital

ANTIGONISH –  Saint Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (SMRHF) is bursting with pride. That’s because the Sobey Foundation has made a transformative $1 million gift in support of cardiorespiratory care at the hospital. In recognition of the gift, the cardio and respiratory services will be named Sobey Cardiorespiratory Services. Frank Sobey, chair of the Sobey Foundation,...

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Video shows dangers on hwy. 104

The announcement to speed up the twinning process for TransCanada Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish may have been made, but construction itself cannot come soon enough. Each day travelling on the highway poses a risk for some, although it is not necessarily the highway but the drivers on it that make the road...

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Highway 104 section to be twinned – without tolls

A long fought battle has come to an end today as Geoff MacLellan, minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, has announced the twinning of Highway 104 from Sutherlands River to Antigonish. The announcement, made today, April 26, has the province committing $390 million to twinning and improving safety on highways in Nova Scotia. “We did...

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Highway 104 talk recessed

When governments truly want to do something, they do it. When they don’t, they delay. Discussion about twinning Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish is a case in point. Members of the Liberal McNeil government saw the calendar and did two things with the subject of twinning the highway. They accepted informally the 15,000...

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