The Red Cross says a family has been forced from their Westmount home after a fire, yesterday evening.
The organization says the blaze at 19 Strathcona Street broke out shortly after 6:30 and caused extensive damage to the two-storey home.
The Red Cross is helping a couple and four children with emergency lodging, food and clothing.
The children are between 4 and 12 years old.
There were no injuries and there’s no word on the cause of the fire.
There’s going to be an anti-bullying rally at Glace Bay High, later this morning.
The event comes after video of student Brett Corbett being bullied was posted on line.
It shows the 14 year-old with cerebral palsy lying in a stream while other students step on his back.
Some students formally apologized to Corbett on the weekend.
This morning’s anti-bullying rally is due to start at 11:00.
An-early morning blaze has destroyed the F.A.S.T Furniture shop in New Waterford.
New Waterford fire crews were working to battle the fire early this morning at the former furniture store on Plummer Avenue, which later collapsed.
Sources say the building had been used for storage in recent years. There were no known injuries.
The price of gas went down by more than forecast, overnight.
Gas dropped by 4.8 cents a litre and now goes for a minimum of $1.11.1 in Cape Breton.
Diesel dipped by 2.1 cents a litre and now goes for a minimum of $1.29.0 on the Island.
The rotating strikes by Canada Post workers have reached Cape Breton.
Members of the Breton local that covers the Regional Municipality and postal workers with the Port Hawkesbury local are off the job, today.
Postal workers are also off the job today on most of the mainland outside of Halifax from Antigonish to Yarmouth.
Rotating strikes are also taking place in parts of Quebec and Ontario.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers isn’t saying how long today’s rotating strikes will last.
However, most have gone on for 24 hours.