Cape Breton

Gonzalo Heads To Newfoundland

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2014 | 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

Vacay.ca | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

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 Vacay.ca 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, Vacay.ca 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. ...

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 ...

'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...

Canada's Worst Driver Is.. Really Bad

CBC | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada

A Cape Breton woman says after 45 years of driving she's finally learned to use her side mirrors. Shirley Sampson from Donkin...

Mail Call On Nova Scotia's Christmas Island

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, N.S. - An appropriately named post office in Cape Breton will be akin to Santa's workshop in the coming weeks.Every holiday season, ...

Proposed Seal Slaughter Draws Fire

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Two of Canada's leading marine biologists and a conservation group say a five-year proposal to slaughter 140,000 grey seals in the southern ...

Is Cape Breton Lobster The Next Culinary Trend?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada

Could lobster from Fourchu, Nova Scotia, a small town on Cape Breton Island, be the next culinary trend to sweep New York? Time Magazine's Josh Oze...