Francophone Fridays: Charlottetown Coffee Shop Starts… H/T CBC

Timothy's offers a space for French speakers around noon each Friday. A coffee shop in downtown Charlottetown has begun hosting a gathering of French-speakers every Friday, after the owner noticed an increasing number of Francophones...

ACOA Loan To Increase Mine Capacity

The federal government is lending Rambler Metals and Mining $2 million to increase production at its Ming copper and gold mine on the Baie Verte Peninsula. Judy Foote, member of Parliament for Bonavista-Burin-Trinty and minister of...

Tentative Contract Agreement Expected This Week… H/T CBC

Both sides say they are satisfied with contract language and there will be no layoffs. Faculty and management at Cape Breton University say they've reached a contract settlement that includes no trimming of staff, and the...

Gene Fowler Answers The ECE Proust Questionnaire

If you’ve not had the chance to meet the character also known as Gene Fowler, you should! Founder and Creative Director of Loogaroo, he’s known in the design space as the guy bringing in...

Stellarton Urges Health Canada To Green-Light… H/T CBC

Mayor hopes letter to Health Canada will breathe life back into Vida Cannabis's plan to open plant. The Town of Stellarton, N.S., is urging Health Canada to quickly approve a proposed medical marijuana production facility...

First Listen: All Will Be Well By Fortunate Ones

Originals, covers of modern Christmas classics featured on duo's new album. Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allen of Fortunate Ones are always gathering material for songs, even on Christmas Eve.

Big Takeoff: Stanfield Breaks Passenger Record: H/T CH

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has had its busiest year ever. The bulk of last year’s air traffic was domestic, amounting to 84 per cent or 3,268,485 passengers passing through. New services, such as WestJet’s summer...

Cape Breton Gypsum Company Builds Operations And Hires New Workers

Cabot Gypsum plant hiring more workers to meet 'strong market' on Eastern Seaboard. A Point Tupper, N.S., gypsum plant is powering up its operations and adding to its workforce to manufacture a new, high-end exterior product.

P.E.I. Tourism Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Overnight stays were up 7.6 per cent over August 2015. For the year so far, overnight stays are up 11 per cent over 2015, which was itself a record-breaking year.