Holly Conners


Holly Conners is a reporter and current affairs producer who has been with CBC Cape Breton since 1998. Contact her at holly.conners@cbc.ca.

Latest from Holly Conners

Girls' and women's hockey in Cape Breton scores big with Hockeyville win

The Cape Breton Blizzard Female Hockey Association won the Kraft Hockeyville grand prize of $250,000 over the weekend. It plans to use the money to renovate and reopen the arena at Cape Breton University.

N.S. fishermen being asked to look out for a curious catch — ribbon-decorated lobster

Federal fisheries officials have launched a large-scale project to track lobster movements along the province's Atlantic coast. It's tagged about 3,000 lobsters from the northern tip of Cape Breton to an area around Halifax.

Nova Scotia municipalities facing staffing shortages, survey suggests

A new survey suggests municipalities across the province are having trouble recruiting and retaining employees.

New Cape Breton Eagles coach lands in nest

Chadd Cassidy, from Lake Placid, N.Y., has coached with the American Hockey League in Rochester and with the U.S. National Team Development Program.

N.S. restrictions 'wearing on people,' says league official as sports adjust to new rules

Basketball and soccer leagues in Nova Scotia are keeping the ball moving, but league officials admit it's a challenge.

After the flood, school swapping and a fishing boat ride for teachers

People in Northern Cape Breton have been pulling together in order to keep schools and a hospital running after a flood washed-out roads and damaged bridges last week.

Village of Baddeck's move to dissolve raises questions about finances, future

The Nova Scotia village's finances is matter of 'quite a lot of concern,' says CAO.

Eskasoni businesses 'level up' with high-speed fibre optic internet

The Mi'kmaw community of Eskasoni is well on its way to having all of its residents hooked up to high-speed fibre optic internet.

Man behind Mi'kmaw dubbing hopes to build Eskasoni studio

Tom Johnson, the man who voiced a Mi'kmaw dubbing of the movie Chicken Run, is working to build an audio and video production studio in Eskasoni. He's hoping it will help keep the language alive.

Cape Breton man pleads not guilty in hit-and-run death of young girl

A man charged in connection with a hit-and-run death has pleaded not guilty.