Environment Canada is warning swimmers and people in small boats to stay out of waters along the province’s Atlantic Coast today as Hurricane Gert passes to the south.
The federal agency says two to three metre waves and rip currents are expected, as a result.
It adds the maximum waves are expected to reach Cape Breton after midnight tonight and into tomorrow.
It goes on to say the waves will gradually go down tomorrow and into Friday from west to east.
The Glace Bay Minor Hockey Association has a new home.
The Association has moved from the Bayplex after word earlier this summer the facility will be closed for up to two years because of mold and structural concerns with the building.
The Glace Bay minor hockey office was moved to the Dominion rink, yesterday.
It now has an office on the second floor with windows overlooking the rink.
The Minor Hockey Association says its popular 50/50 draws will continue from its new office.
The first draw will be held on Sunday, September 24th.
The 20 year-old Victoria Mines man who died in a single-vehicle crash on the Gabarus Highway on the weekend has been identified through his obituary.
Cody Alexander Burke was the driver of a pickup truck that left the road in Big Ridge and hit a telephone pole on Friday.
Regional Police say a 20 year-old New Waterford man who was a passenger in the truck was treated by paramedics for non-life threatening injuries.
Burke was a pipefitter and most recently worked with Suncor.
There will be no wake for him and his funeral will take place at 10:00 on Thursday morning at St. Leonard Church in New Waterford.
A Ben Eoin man has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of 25 year-old Brandon Kelly in Reserve Mines.
26 year-old Brandon James Berthiaume was originally charged with first degree murder in connection to the June 2015 shooting.
He was scheduled to go to trial in October.
Berthiaume has also pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of Norman MacIntyre after police say shots were fired at MacIntyre, as well.
Berthiaume is due back in court on August 28th for sentencing.
A 20 year-old New Victoria man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on the Gabarus Highway on the weekend.
Regional Police say a pickup truck left the road in Big Ridge on Friday.
They add the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 20 year-old New Waterford man who was a passenger in the truck was treated by paramedics for non-life threatening injuries.
Police also say the crash remains under investigation but add no charges are expected.