Saturday, May 27, 2017


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...
With the governing Liberals expected to call an election after introducing the budget at the end of this month, there is speculation about what will happen when Nova Scotians soon go the polls. On April 27, the provincial government will...
INVERNESS: A Port Hood native who has served in two provincial government departments is hoping to erase an 18-year drought for the Liberal Party in the riding of Inverness during the upcoming provincial election. Bobby Morris, who has spent the...
NEW GLASGOW: With three candidates now nominated in Strait area ridings and a two-term MLA expected to reoffer in the fourth, provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) Leader Jamie Baillie is confident about his party’s chances in an election that could...
GUYSBOROUGH: A teacher said he is looking forward to trying his hand in the political arena. Rob Wolf is leading the way in Guysbrough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie for the Progressive Conservative Party. Wolf, who holds Bachelors’ degrees in Music, Education, a Masters in...
In the fall of 2011, NewPage filed for creditor protection. One of the major issues facing our community was the state of the mill’s pension plans and their unfunded liability. I met and heard from retirees, widows and current employees...
RICHMOND: A local MLA said he is ready to run should a provincial election be called. Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson will take part in his seventh nomination meeting on Sunday, April 30. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to defend...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The NDP has a new face in a local riding. Isle Madame native Larry Keating is set to be announced as the NDP candidate for Cape Breton-Richmond riding during an April 9 nomination meeting at the Louisdale Lions...
MULGRAVE: A former Mulgrave mayor who ran for the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the 2011 federal election is once again stocking up on orange lawn signs, buttons and pamphlets. Marney Simmons was acclaimed as the Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie NDP candidate...
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