Canso Lions celebrate 50th anniversary

By Lois Ann Dort

CANSO – The Canso Lions Club is celebrating a major milestone this spring; their 50th anniversary. The club received its charter on April 25, 1968 with 21 members. One of that number, who is still an active club member today, is Buzz Lumsden.



Pieridae signs new customer for Goldboro LNG
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Pieridae Energy Limited has signed on another European customer for the purchase of LNG from "Train 2" of its planned Goldboro liquefaction plant.

Marina drops prices to attract more boaters
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – If you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or wondering where to tie up your vessel this year, the Guysborough Marina has a deal for you.

Also in this edition...

The future of Guysborough's marina is the focus of this week's editorial while The Conversation fills in for Murphy's Law with a discussion on wait times for health-care services. We've got an update on the new water line project for Sherbrooke as well as additional news from this week's council meeting in St. Mary's. People of Perseverance is back to share tales of Acadian heritage and history from the Tor Bay area. A new art exhibit is opening at Sherbrooke Village and we've got the details. Plus community news from Goshen and Charlos Cove, Born with Sea Legs and more!





Council news

Marina, dumping concerns discussed in Mulgrave
By Helen Murphy

MULGRAVE – At its regular meeting on Monday, May 7, Mulgrave town council discussed concerns over the use and management of the local marina because of safety and operations issues.

Love for Leo
By Lois Ann Dort

SHERBROOKE – Last June Robert and Holly Cook of Sherbrooke lost their 18-month-old son, Leo. This past Saturday, the community gathered to celebrate the young boy's love for life, fun and play by hosting a family fun day in his memory.

Girls Summit held in Sherbrooke
By Lois Ann Dort

SHERBROOKE – Today’s youth face many challenges, including finding a space to call their own — where they can be themselves and speak freely about their concerns, issues and feelings. The Girls Summit held in Sherbrooke on May 5 provided just such a space, as well as instructive workshops to help the girls of today become the great women of tomorrow.

Dreams Take Flight to Disney
By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – Last week the charity Dreams Take Flight made the dreams of four children – Bianca Surette, Aeryn Chalcraft, Noah Livingston, and Marissa Fraser --from the Municipality of the District of Guysborough come true with a whirlwind trip to Disney World in Florida.

Home-based tech training benefits rural residents
By Lois Ann Dort

Guysborough County residents recognize the familiar @ sign as an indicator of public internet access. The Community Access Program (C@P), rebranded this year as @NS, which provides this service free to the public, also provides training in everything from word processing, digital photography and general computing in rural communities across the county.

Maritime Launch Services to start construction in coming months

The company planning to start construction of a rocket launch facility in the coming months is now submitting its environment assessment report for the Dept. of Environment. Strum Consulting completed all the data collection required for the assessment for Maritime Launch Services and has compiled the report. Once accepted by the department, the government conducts a 50-day review which includes a 30-day period for public input.


Canso Lions celebrate 50th anniversary

By Lois Ann Dort

CANSO – The Canso Lions Club is celebrating a major milestone this spring; their 50th anniversary. The club received its charter on April 25, 1968 with 21 members. One of that number, who is still an active club member today, is Buzz Lumsden.



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