Thursday, June 22, 2017


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...
A new Liberal government will assemble a working group of MLAs, senior bureaucrats, and representatives from the community to engage the union and retirees in exploring possible solutions. This statement was made by Michel P. Samson, Liberal candidate for Cape...
ANTIGONISH: The NDP are making the rounds to get their voice heard. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill was in Antigonish on May 8 to meet with Antigonish NDP candidate Moraig MacGillivray and speak with organizers and supporters of her...
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...
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...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotians will be going to the polls at the end of this month. On April 30, incumbent Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil asked Lieutenant- Governor JJ Grant to dissolve the provincial government and call a general election, which...
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...
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