Second World War veterans by

June 11, 2014

NEW WATERFORD — Joseph Meagher may have many memories from his service in the Second World War but the one he’ll never forget was the day word came the war had ended. “It’s always a good feeling to know you’re going home,” he said quietly during an interview at Taigh Na Mara, where he now […]

Macdonald, Charles Ross.

June 3, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the Charles Ross Macdonald, age 79, of Port Hawkesbury, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born in Inverness on February 24, 1935, he was a son of the late Charles and Veronica Macdonald. He spent his early years in Inverness and most of his adult life in […]

National Acadian Day

February 2, 2013

FREDERICTON(GNB) – The following statement was issued by Randy Dickinson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of National Acadian Day: On Aug. 15, New Brunswickers will be celebrating National Acadian Day. This day was named at the First Acadian Congress held in 1881. and It was officially recognized by federal […]

Cape Breton Island in the spot light

February 2, 2013

For those of you who wonder…How the heck did we end up inHollywood?? Let me fill you in! Cape Breton Island was chosen for the opportunity to represent our destination along withBora Bora! We are the only North American destination ever chosen for this opportunity to part of a pre-Globe gifting suite. That’s how am…azingCape […]

St. Peter’s Cape Breton, hosts a spring musical event.

June 1, 2012

Most of us make regular car payments. Kenny Boone makes paint payments. Dominion artist Kenny Boone’s exhibit of paintings, which he describes as the “strongest he’s ever done,” opened on May 16th   The amount of money I spent on supplies, it’s mind-boggling,” he said.    The unique art project was 3 years in the making […]

Cape Breton Music Camp on the Canal

June 1, 2012

The C B Music Camp on the Canal is set to take place June 1-3 and will feature jam sessions, a concert, and workshops for beginner and intermediate level musicians. Workshops will be one of the main focuses of the weekend withCapeBretonmusicians offering instruction in guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, tin whistle, as well as songwriting. […]

‘It’s an end of an era’, Sydney, C. B.

April 4, 2012

Hundreds of people gathered outside of Holy Angels High on Saturday waiting to buy some of the furniture and souvenirs on sale inside. Greg McNeil -CapeBretonPost Published on April 1, 2012 Contents of Holy Angels go up for sale SYDNEY— Bargain hunters and nostalgia seekers gathered by the hundreds Saturday to sort through remnants of […]

Laurel Martell

March 29, 2012

Not resting on her laurels Published on March 28, 2012  in theCapeBretonPost  Singer-songwriter Laurel Martell releases debut album ‘When it Rains’ SYDNEY — Laurel Martell has been a fixture on the local music scene for more than 15 years, but a new CD has opened up even more opportunities for the popularCapeBretonsinger-songwriter. Martell, who grew […]

Cape Breton at Postmedia Canspell National Spelling Bee

March 28, 2012

CapeBretonPost Published on March 27, 2012 Olivier Broussard, 12, of Port Hawkesbury will take the stage Wednesday at the Postmedia Canspell National Spelling Bee at the CBC in downtownToronto. The home-schooled student is among 21 competitors from across the country who will vie for a $7,500 education award courtesy of the Egg Farmers of Canada. […]

Cape Bretoners among Merritt Award winners

March 28, 2012

SYDNEY— Several Cape Bretoners were honoured Monday night as Theatre Nova Scotia presented its annual Merritt Awards at a gala event inHalifax.  Accomplished actress Marguerite McNeil was honoured with the Legacy Award, which recognizes an individual who has made a substantial contribution to the landscape of theatre inNova Scotiathrough artistic practice, mentorship, education, and community […]

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