Gary Mansfield is an award-winning journalist. A video producer for more than 30 years, he thrives on covering diverse stories across Cape Breton Island.
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2 people charged with illegal dumping in Cape Breton
Two people have been charged with illegal dumping in Cape Breton. Police say the instances of dumping have increased and the police have "zero tolerance" for offenders.
Indigenous hockey players learning on and off the ice at Membertou tournament
Six hundred Indigenous athletes from across the country are in Membertou this week for the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.
Montreal cyclists thank strangers after bikes break down in Cape Breton
Two Montreal cyclists who flew to Sydney, N.S., to bike the Cabot Trail are feeling the hospitality of strangers. Several people came to their rescue when their bikes broke down on a Cape Breton highway.
McDonald's killer permitted to have friendship with another paroled lifer
Muise has limited community support in B.C. His friend K.B., also on parole and serving a life sentence, could assist in his reintegration, says the Parole Board of Canada.
82-year-old Cape Bretoner afraid he won't last to get needed surgery
An 82-year-old man in New Victoria, Cape Breton, says the wait list is too long for his gallbladder surgery and he's afraid it's putting his life in danger.
Chase the Ace in Sydney hands out $327K, but $2.2M remains
"No event that I know of has ever generated funds like this," said Lisa Reiley, the food service coordinator at the Horizon Achievement Centre in Sydney.
Craig Kelloway's mother angry killer Nicholas Rasberry out on bail
A Cape Breton woman is speaking out after the man who stabbed her son to death was granted bail in Calgary pending an appeal of his manslaughter conviction.
Glace Bay Food Bank serves more as Canadian dollar falls
The Glace Bay Food Bank is seeing more new faces every day as the falling Canadian dollar makes the cost of food out of reach for more people.
Donkin mine company goes to Alberta for workers, urged to hire in Cape Breton
The Donkin area of Cape Breton is abuzz after learning that the owner of the Donkin mine is hiring, but many people are less than happy that Kameron Coal's first job fair was held, not in Cape Breton but in Alberta.
Cape Breton moose cull protesters ask for a share
Hunters protesting a moose cull on North Mountain in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park say sharing the quota between aboriginal and non-native hunters would be an easy solution to the conflict.