The Cape Breton Environmental Association is planning their first fundraiser for the Cape Breton Cancer Patient Care Fund on Sept. 22.
with a cleanup of downtown Glace Bay in the morning, there will be a street party on Commercial St. near Talo Cafébar in the afternoon, 1-5 p.m.
Founded in June 2017 by Glace Bay resident Dylan Yates, 27, the Cape Breton Environmental Association has been picking up trash, abandoned tires, household waste and more off of beaches, streams and wooded areas around Cape Breton.
This year's recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award is a graduate of the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), receiving her high school diploma for adults in 2017.
Samia Eldik received the award, today, Sept. 10, during a presentation ceremony at Province House, in Halifax. The award is presented annually to an adult learner who demonstrates outstanding achievements in literacy, and makes a significant contribution to their school, workplace or community.