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Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook candidates forum: Call for questions

WINDSOR JUNCTION/PRESTON/CHEZZETCOOK: The Laker News is teaming with the Fall River and Area Business Association (FRABA) once again to bring you a Candidates Forum--this time for the upcoming federal election. The Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook federal candidates forum,...

Making the most of her opportunity: McNeil starts Golden Living to enrich lives of...

ADVERTORIAL: FALL RIVER: While COVID-19 brought sadness and stress for many business owners, it brought about an opportunity for Camryn McNeil to turn a little dream, into reality. McNeil started up Golden Living – Senior Lifestyle Support, with an aim to support seniors...

COLUMN: Six low cost ways to make your home or business more accessible

by Joni Snair, PT, Founder/Owner & Physiotherapist, Safe at Home Physiotherapy It’s National Accessibility Week and I want to challenge you to think outside the box. Accessibility means that your home, workplace, stores, parks, websites...

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...
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