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Province strengthens support for restaurant and bar industry

MAIN PHOTO: Premier Iain Rankin met representatives of the food and beverage sector during a video conference on May 26, (Communications N.S. Photo) EAST HANTS/FALL RIVER: The Nova Scotia government is amending the Liquor Licensing...

Gilby’s acquires two HRM-area septic service companies

ELMSDALE: Two companies that have more than 25 years in the septic services industry are joining to become one. In a post on its Facebook page, Gilby Construction and owner Ritchie Gilby have announced they...

COVID19: N.S. announce increase in support for small businesses

EAST HANTS/BEAVER BANK: The Nova Scotia government is investing $17.2 million more in the Small Business Impact Grant Part 3 program to support small businesses affected by the ongoing provincial COVID-19 restrictions. The province will...

Province announces business supports for those hit hard by COVID19 pandemic

HALIFAX: The Rankin government announced May 4, more than $12 million in additional support for Nova Scotia businesses hit hard by the pandemic and facing province-wide restrictions as a result of a third wave. Three...
The Fourth Lock

AD FEATURE: The Fourth Lock begins take-out, delivery April 28

FALL RIVER: The Fourth Lock, who advertises with The Laker News, has announced plans to continue serving its community despite the COVID19 restrictions recently announced by the province. In a message to us and the...

Province making changes to support businesses becoming more accessible

HALIFAX: Government is making changes to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter that will enable local governments to help businesses become more accessible and support Nova Scotia's goal of being...

FRABA Featured Member: Nulantic, Melanie MacKinnon

SUBMITTED BY FRABA. Our January Participant winner was Melanie (Oakes) MacKinnon! Melanie grew up in Fall River and is a third-generation entrepreneur in the water and wastewater industry working with municipalities providing treatment, disinfection, and...

BUSINESS FEATURE: Remember House Calls? WE DO THAT!

by Joni Snair, Founder/Physiotherapist, Safe at Home Physiotherapy Times are tough. It’s been over a year since Covid shut down our province. The vaccine roll out is ongoing but there’s still so many questions unanswered....

Support local initiative – week 2

This was put together by Maggie Stewart with the assistance of FRABA FALL RIVER: Our local businesses are coming together to bring some holiday cheer to those in the Fall River and surrounding communities. Whether you...

HAULiday Toy Drive underway in Fall River, Elmsdale, Dartmouth

FALL RIVER:  A Fall River-owned company is trying to brighten Christmas morning for children in the HRM. Junk Works Halifax, who is an inline story advertiser with The Laker News and owned by Chris and...
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