Cape Breton

Canada Is Tuning Into Aboriginal Tourism

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

The Mi'kmaq hosted the 2016 Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) annual meeting in Membertou, a community of about 1,000 people in Nova Scotia that is one of North America's leading First Nations success stories.

President Trump May Drive American 'Refugees' To Canada: Expert

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Politics

Akin to what happened during the Vietnam War.

That 'Cape Breton If Trump Wins' Website Actually Created A Business Boom

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2016 | Canada Business

People have called from Africa, Central America, the Netherlands, and Germany, to name a few.

East Coasters Battered By Massive Storm Wait On Government To Help

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada

They're also hoping charities and insurance companies will move quickly.

Cape Breton Flood Leaves Residents Commuting By Canoe

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada

This is what happens after 200 millimetres of rain.

Reserve With Thick, Brown Water To Get New Treatment Plant: Feds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Politics

Northern Affairs says it has been providing bottled water to the community since last month.

Realtor Offers To Sell Homes Of Americans Moving To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's house prices could cause culture shock.

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

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2017 | 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 03.19.2017 | 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 03.04.2017 | 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 02.05.2017 | 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.