Cape Breton

Man's Ashes Found In Bottle On N.S. Beach, With Money For A Drink

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2016 | Canada

"My wish is that he gets his dream of seeing the world and finally finds some peace.''

The 'Trump Bump' Is Real In Cape Breton. And It's YUUUGE.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Business


Teens Charged After Bag Of Guns Found Near N.S. School

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada

Two teens were arrested Tuesday.

Families Of Dead Inmates Grieve As Their Questions Go Unanswered

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada

"Until you launch the lawsuit, according to the government you don't have rights to any of the information."

If You're Fleeing Trump, Trudeau Says 'Cape Breton Is Lovely'

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 03.08.2016 | Canada Politics

It's just the latest endorsement for the island.

Nova Scotia's Trying To 'Monetize' On Its Trump Moment

CP | Rob Roberts, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Business

"It's been a wonderful gift that keeps on giving."

Federal Government Pulls Support For Mother Canada Monument

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada

The 24-metre statue depicts a doleful woman with her arms outstretched toward Europe.

This Tour Company Needs A Newfoundland Geography Lesson. Stat.

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Saint John" is in New Brunswick, yo.

Another Beast In The East

CBC | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada

A late winter storm is steadily dropping lots of snow on much Atlantic Canada this morning. Parts of the Maritimes remain under a winter storm warn...

Cape Breton Ferry Trapped In Ice, 190 Passengers On Board

The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. -- Marine Atlantic says one of its ferries is stuck in pack ice off Cape Breton. Company spokesman Darrell Mercer says the MV Hi...

Gonzalo Heads To Newfoundland

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada

HALIFAX - Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to transition to a strong post-tropical storm on Saturday that could bring heavy rains to southeastern Newfoun...

Motorcyclist Mysteriously Disappears

CBC | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada

RCMP are continuing their search for a Quebec motorcyclist who seemingly disappeared without a trace while travelling in Cape Breton Thursday. Fran...

Battle Brews Over Massive War Memorial In Cape Breton

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada

Maritimers are doing battle over a Canadian war memorial that's planned for Green Cove, a site along the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National...

Deadly Seal Parasite Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers at the University of British Columbia say they have identified the parasite that killed hundreds of seals off Cape Breton in 2...

A French-Canadian Enclave in Nova Scotia

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Cheticamp, at the southwestern entrance of the national park, is the most eye-catching community on the Cabot Trail because the colourful houses, many of them painted in the blue, red and white symbols of the Acadian people, stand out and invite you to stop.

Spend a Great Canadian Weekend on the Cabot Trail

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

For years, the Cabot Trail has been one of the world's most famous roads to drive. It runs about 300 kilometres, looping around the edges of Cape Breton Island. As too many who venture onto the road have discovered, however, the trail is deserving of much more time than what a simple day trip affords.

Slaughter's End?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Business

SYDNEY, N.S. - An anti-sealing organization says the cancellation of the annual hunt on Hay Island off Cape Breton is another sign the commercial indu...

The Best Place to Travel in 2013 Is...

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Today, Louisbourg still exhibits the spirit and mindset of its founders. Set in 1744, toward the end of French rule of the territory on Cape Breton, the recreated historic village replicates life as it was for the blacksmiths, tavern owners, military personnel, government officials and citizens in the 18th century.

The 10 Most Romantic Places in Canada | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Travel

Canada with its abundance of natural beauty, charming small towns and scenic cities is filled with destinations that will make you swoon. Our team of travel writers and experts at gathered to decide on the top 10 most romantic places to visit in the nation.

Romance is Alive and Well in Cape Breton

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

In February 2012, just prior to Valentine's Day, named Cape Breton as the most romantic place in Canada to visit. Immediately, I received emails decrying the selection. I chose to come to this island to validate our selection for myself. And as soon as I crossed that bridge and glimpsed the Bras d'Or Lakes, Cape Breton did indeed spin its magic.

You Want Hospitality? Visit P.E.I.

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island -- Olympic moments happen across this country on a daily basis. The participants may not be going for gold medals like the competitors at the London 2012 Summer Games, but they are striving to achieve ultimate success. Although they do it in obscurity, the spirit with which these entrepreneurs pursue their goals is similar to the dedication elite athletes have for their disciplines.

Woman's Remains Found In Hockey Bag

CBC | Posted 07.26.2012 | Canada

Police in Nova Scotia are investigating after a woman's remains were found in a hockey bag floating on a Cape Breton river Friday night. T...

Coyote Attacks Teenager In Cape Breton

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada

A 14-year-old Nova Scotia boy is recovering from coyote bites to his leg and buttock after he was attacked by an aggressive animal while on a Cape Bre...

'Glimmer Of Hope' For N.S. Village

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has promised a tiny coastal community protected by a 70-year-old seawall it will evaluate the cost of restoring t...

Two C. Difficile Deaths In Nova Scotia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2012 | Canada

SYDNEY, N.S. - Officials with the Cape Breton Regional Health Authority say two people with C. difficile have died in hospital.CTV News reports that o...