New ‘hot lab’ enhances student curriculum at local high school

Classroom work has become “more interesting” says two Grade 12 students at Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC) thanks to the construction of a  new in-school...

Business attraction and retention focus of pilot project

Colchester region municipalities and Millbrook First Nation are uniting with the business community to bring a focused approach to business attraction and retention in...

Natural gas storage will balance costs for business and homeowners

Some homeowners program their washing machine or dishwasher to run its cycle at night when the electricity rates are lower, and that’s essentially the...

Many accomplishments for the Chamber in 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, it is rewarding to look back over the year of Chamber accomplishments while contemplating projects for the year...

Helping hands on the North Shore

Tatamagouche was years ahead of its time, and sometimes Greg Forbes chuckles when he thinks about it. In the late ’90s, the village had high-speed...

Welcoming communities support immigrant integration

While attending a church service recently, I had the privilege to witness the welcoming of a refugee family to our community. The church had...

Seven awards handed out during Small Business Week

Seven local businesses were recently honoured as the Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce celebrated Small Business Week. The annual Small Business Awards were handed...

Flood forces temporary relocation for Inglis Jewellers

When Paul Clark learned a hot water tank above Inglis Jewellers had leaked, he hoped for the best. But after arriving on August 21 to...


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