Grand Chief remembered as a kind, humble, and caring leader

John Gillis The Inverness Oran     Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy was remembered as a kind, humble, and caring leader at his funeral held last Saturday afternoon in his home village of We’koqma’q First Nation.    Sylliboy died peacefully of natural causes Nov. 30 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded by friends and family, including his wife, … Read more

The good part of the good old days

Shirley Hallee Cumberland News Now I recently spent a week with family in Florida. While I was there a discussion on Fox News caught my attention. The topic centered around smart phones, and the question put out was…at what age should a child have their own smart phone? My immediate thought was they might have … Read more

1 in 5 Canadians over age 65 still in the workforce, according to census data

CBC News Vi Sorenson is months away from reaching Canada’s retirement age — but out of necessity, she won’t stop working anytime soon. “I’ll be reaching 65 in the next year, and I certainly won’t be retiring,” she told host Gloria Macarenko on CBC’s BC Almanac Wednesday. Nearly one in five Canadians aged 65 and older are … Read more