Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex
Full house for presentation of petition

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Community debate around the planned Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex has stirred up engagement with local government to a level rarely seen in Guysborough County. This was particularly evident at last Wednesday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting in Guysborough.



Year-long celebration

Guysborough kicks off Canada 150
By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – The Heritage Day holiday in Guysborough was spent by many at the Guysborough Legion where plans for a year’s worth of celebrations and activities were unveiled for the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canada.

Also in this edition...

The state of the education system now that Bill 75 has been passed is the topic of discussion in this week's editorial, Murphy's Law discovers that it's Tru(deau) love at first sight for many American scientists, photo coverage of MODG's Canada 150 kick-off event – plus more news and events from in and around Guysborough.





Melford could see construction in 2017
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – If a few key pieces come together soon, construction could begin on Melford International Terminal (MIT) in 2017. “That would be our goal, our target,” Richie Mann, MIT’s VP of marketing, told The Journal Monday.

Council meeting

Community campaign reaches $310,000 for Lifestyle Complex
By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – The community fundraising initiative in support of the planned Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex has enjoyed a successful run in recent months and now sits at $310,000. Municipality of the District of Guysborough council received an update on the campaign at its regular monthly meeting on Feb. 8 from councillor Blair George, who sits on the community fundraising committee. The group is chaired by local businessman Randy Avery.

SRSB kicks off African Heritage Month in Guysborough
By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – The regular monthly meeting of the Strait Regional School Board was held at the Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre at Chedabucto Place in Guysborough on Wednesday, February 1. School Board members were drummed into the meeting by Wayne Hamilton, executive director of African Nova Scotian Affairs, and he was joined by Board Member Joanne Reddick in the singing of the Black National Anthem.

Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex
Full house for presentation of petition

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Community debate around the planned Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex has stirred up engagement with local government to a level rarely seen in Guysborough County. This was particularly evident at last Wednesday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting in Guysborough.



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