Thursday, May 25, 2017


With the provincial election almost over, anticipation is running high as to what will happen on May 30. Without the ability to predict the results, especially considering this province’s tumultuous recent history, reviewing provincial and local results from the 2006,...
ARICHAT: A wide range of topics concerning the constituency of Cape Breton-Richmond, including a recent court ruling regarding the riding’s reconfiguration, came up for discussion at an election candidates’ debate held last week at the Telile Community Television studios. The...
MABOU: The three candidates looking to represent the people of Inverness County visited the Mabou Community Hall last Thursday night and, at times, hotly debated the issues. Incumbent Allan MacMaster was on hand, representing the Progressive Conservatives. He was joined...
Every three or four years in Nova Scotia we have an election. With this come promises from politicians of all stripes. My experience over the years has been that promises are made to sway voters even though the politicians know...
I note in the Progressive Conservative election platform released by leader Jamie Baillie that he has promised that, if elected, “… we will require Provincial Court Judges to complete comprehensive and ongoing education in sexual assault law.” This follows his...
“We have had enough and we are not going to take it any more” was the call from the podium on May 7 in Sydney Mines (with the Minister of Health in the audience). Eighty doctors had signed a declaration...
GUYSBOROUGH: The three most prominent provincial parties were well-represented last Wednesday night at the Chedabucto Place Performance Centre during a candidate debate for the riding of Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie. The event was hosted by the Guysborough and Area Board of Trade. Liberal...
ANTIGONISH: The only four-candidate election debate in the Strait area saw education issues spark some of its liveliest exchanges, as the would-be MLAs for the riding of Antigonish squared off at a public forum hosted by StFX University. Taking place...
SAMSONVILLE: Jamie Baillie, leader of Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative party, visited the area late last week to support local candidates, explain his party’s platform and, last Friday night at the Lakeside Community Centre, sample some Richmond County barbecue. “I don’t...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil made three Strait area stops during the second week of the spring election campaign, pledging to respond to a court ruling regarding Acadian communities’ rights within provincial electoral boundaries and insisting that a...
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