Saturday, May 27, 2017


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...
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...
ISLE MADAME: The Progressive Conservatives have a new face seeking election. Isle Madame native Alana Paon became the PC candidate for the riding of Cape Breton-Richmond after being acclaimed on February 1. A business consultant and farmer, Paon said she’s been...
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...
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: 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...
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...
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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Even as it became all too clear that we were going to have a provincial election this spring, I wasn’t prepared for this campaign to have such a record-setting nature. No, I’m not talking about the shortness of the campaign,...
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...
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