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August 7, 2012

Culture, Education

Aboriginal people & the First World War

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Even though it wasn’t their fight, when the British Empire went to war in 1914, Canada’s Aboriginal People didn’t hesitate to answer the call to Continue Reading →

Art

Eskasoni’s Ursula Johnson longlisted for national art award

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SYDNEY – Eskasoni’s   has made the long list for the 2014 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s pre-eminent contemporary art award. Presented by the Sobey Art Continue Reading →

Community

Respected physician says First Nation needs the land ‘more than I do’

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SYDNEY – A much-loved family doctor who spent more than 50 years treating patients at Eskasoni First Nation is giving back to the community by Continue Reading →

Business

Membertou receives award for economic stewardship

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Membertou’s impressive economic stewardship clinches inaugural award celebrating Aboriginal economic development in Canada Toronto – March 19, 2014 – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Continue Reading →

Business

Memski Projects Inc. and East Coast Metal Fabrications Sign Joint Venture

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February 4, 2013 – Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou and Chief Leroy Denny of Eskasoni signed a joint venture agreement with East Coast Metal Fabrication Continue Reading →

Culture

Cape Breton Authors Invited to Attend International Festival

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Sydney – Two Cape Breton authors have been invited to take part in an international literary festival in Ullapool, a seaside town in the Highlands Continue Reading →

Sports, Youth

Eskasoni Hosted World Under 17 Hockey Challenge

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“When Team Sweden stepped on to our own ice and to see their colours jump on our ice, it was something else, there was a Continue Reading →

Letters

150th Anniversary Charlottetown Conference leading to Confederation

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Dear Editor: Surely, many Canadians will joyfully celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference that led up to the Confederation of Canada. However, as Continue Reading →

Business

Expanded Mandate For UEBO

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Millbrook, Oct. 24, 2013 – The Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office (UEBO) in Membertou is expanding to now serve all 13 First Nation communities across Nova Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Wagmatcook Expands it’s Clean Wave Restaurant

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Nestled near the world famous Cabot Trail on the shores of the Bras d’Or Lakes in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is the beautiful Wagmatcook Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Eskasoni’s Commercial Fishery continues to Thrive

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The shore of Cape Breton Island’s Bras d’Or Lake in Nova Scotia is the home of the Eskasoni First Nation, the largest Mi’kmaw community in Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

Aboriginal Day Celebrated at Fortress of Louisbourg

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As the National Historic Site of Fortress of Louisbourg celebrates its 300th Anniversary, the organizers felt it was only fitting to celebrate National Aboriginal Day Continue Reading →