Tuesday, October 17, 2017


I was going to do a column comparing ninjas and pirates in order to finally settle the raging debate as to which is cooler but then I thought it might be a bit insensitive to people who were boarded...
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...
“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...
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...
On May 19 five of us, ordinary women in the Strait area, met over a cup of coffee to discuss the place and quality of palliative care in our health care system.The structure of society has undergone radical changes...
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...
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...
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...
It has been a very interesting few weeks in politics, hasn’t it? This being election season, you’re stuck with it, whether or not you follow it.And while the platforms and party politics are interesting, the most fascinating part of...
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...
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