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Cape Breton brewery releases beer that helps support women in brewing industry

Breton Brewing has released a canned beer that helps provide scholarships to women in the brewing industry to advance their careers.

Sydney theatre's reopening plan includes screening movies to family bubbles

A Sydney, N.S., theatre company is reopening with in-house movie nights that will show feature films for one family bubble at a time.

Dead whale on popular Cape Breton beach to be removed after several months

Months after a baleen whale washed up on Dominion Beach, the Department of Lands and Forestry says they plan on having it removed this week.

Frustrations mount for parents awaiting refund for school trips lost to COVID-19

Some school travel groups in Cape Breton that had trips cancelled in March due to COVID-19 are still waiting to get their money back.

Cape Breton group upset after CBRM work crews damage public garden

A community group in Sydney, N.S., is upset after municipal trucks loaded with gravel dumped their load next to a public garden and drove over some flower beds.

Cape Breton venues brace for worst as cancellations stack up

Venues that host large events in Cape Breton are wondering when they'll be able to reopen as Nova Scotia begins to ease COVID-19 restrictions.

Post-secondary stakeholders in Nova Scotia seek financial aid

A coalition of unions and a group representing students, staff and faculty at Nova Scotia's universities and community colleges is looking for increased financial support from the federal and provincial governments amid COVID-19.

Northern Cape Breton snow crab fishers, processors adjust to COVID-19 restrictions

Snow crab fishers and processors in northern Cape Breton are taking steps to carry out their work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cape Breton ski hill to get Atlantic Canada's first gondola

Ski Cape Smokey has announced plans for constructing an eight-person gondola, but because of COVID-19, it's unclear when construction will actually begin.

Sobeys won't take action against owners of Sydney Mines Foodland

The Sobeys grocery chain says it won't take any further action against one of its Cape Breton franchises. It was discovered last weekend that the owners of the Foodland in Sydney Mines were taking Lysol products home and selling them directly to family and friends.

New businesses in downtown Sydney concerned about life after COVID-19

Small businesses in downtown Sydney, N.S., are feeling the crunch of COVID-19, but are finding ways to cope with what is described as the "new normal."

Amid COVID-19 restrictions, couples looking to postpone weddings in Cape Breton

Two popular Cape Breton wedding venues are urging people with upcoming summer nuptials to await guidance from public health officials before postponing their special day as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc.

Fear of fines over provincial regulations closes Cape Breton beach

A popular Cape Breton beach is closed and the public is being asked to avoid the area after concerns about possible fines.

CBU president presses federal committee on rural internet access

The president of Cape Breton University offered the federal government an update on the impact of COVID-19 in the Atlantic region, highlighting the impact on international students and the barriers presented by a lack of reliable high-speed internet in rural areas.

Award-winning Cape Breton golf courses hope for another banner year, despite COVID-19

The Cabot Cliffs and Links courses in Inverness, N.S., are set to open in less than a month, although it's unclear if and when restrictions will be lifted.