C.B. Liberals

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:20:06

The provincial Liberal party is holding nomination meetings in Sydney-Whitney Pier and Cape Breton Centre today. The seats became vacant in March following the resignation of NDP MLAs Gordie Gosse and Frank Corbett, in their respective ridings.

Active Transpo Week

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:19:29

May 25th to 29th is Active Transportation Week in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality Starting off the week will be the official kick-off event at the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion, Monday at 12:00 noon. The kick-off event also marks the start of a two-year campaign to educate and engage CBRM residents to try to incorporate active transportation into their lives.

Richmond County Council

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:18:58

Richmond County council will be cut in half. The Utility and Review Board released a decision yesterday to reduce the size of council from ten members to five.

The Cape Breton Post reports the UARB said that would make for an executive style council able to reach a consensus easily. Six of the ten present councillors had voted against reducing the size. Warden Victor David said they wanted the UARB to maintain the status quo and review the polling districts at a later date if need be.

Swing Bridge

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:18:25

They're going to add a second lane to the St. Peter's swing bridge when it's replaced.

The Federal government has announced the bridge will be replaced but the overall design won't be finished until later this year.

Warden Victor David told the Chronicle Herald it doesn't matter much him to him which way they go with a design just as long as they oput a new bridge in tehre. He says it will be incorporated into the tourism strategy for St. Peter's, where they will be investing a lot of money.

C.B. Highlanders

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:17:56

The Cape Breton Highlanders presented a cheque for $1,000 to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada at the Victoria Park Armouries.

The Sydney-based Army Reserve unit of the Canadian Armed Forces made the donation of funds raised in conjunction with the Fiddlers Run organization at the 2014 Cape Breton Highlanders Kilts for the Kids / Fiddlers Fun Run in Sydney. The unit was supported by the Fiddlers Run who organized the event and several unit members participated in the event.

Cabot Trail Relay

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:17:22

More than 1,200 runners are expected through some of Cape Breton’s most beautiful and challenging terrain this weekend. The 28th edition of the Cabot Trail Relay Race features 70 teams from across Canada, New England and this year, one team from Brazil.

It all began, shortly after sunrise, at 7 a.m. today, outside the Gaelic College in St. Anns.

The race is 276 kilometres long and has 17 stages of a variety of distances, some with very challenging terrain.

Lotto-Max

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:16:40

The 50-million dollar Lotto Max jackpot has gone unclaimed for yet another week.

Thirty-three MaxMillions prizes of one-million dollars each were also available in last night's draw, and winning tickets were sold for 15 of them.

The jackpot for next Friday's draw will remain at 50-million, but this time there will be an estimated 50 MaxMillions prizes up for grabs.

Sports

By MNN. Last updated: 2015-05-23 06:16:06

NHL Playoffs

N.Y. Rangers 5 Tampa Bay 1

(Series tied 2-2)


Memorial Cup

At Quebec City

Quebec 4 Kelowna 3


NBA Playoffs

Cleveland 94 Atlanta 82

(Cavaliers lead series 2-0)


MLB

American League

Texas 10 N.Y. Yankees 9

Seattle 4 Toronto 3

L.A. Angels 12 Boston 5

Saturday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Anaheim at Chicago.

(Ducks lead series 2-1)

Memorial Cup

At Quebec City

Rimouski vs. Oshawa.

NBA Playoffs

Golden State at Houston.

(Warriors lead series 2-0)

MLB

Texas at N.Y. Yankees.

Seattle at Toronto.

L.A. Angels at Boston.

News stories from 2015-05-22.