Politics at any level is a difficult issue to digest and discuss, because it seems to rely equally on numbers and personalities. Here in Nova Scotia, we’ve had our share of distinct personalities at both the...
The current mayhem in Richmond County is directly attributable, in my mind, to the flawed Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) boundary review of 2014-2016 which resulted in downsizing council from 10 to five councillors. At...
I always like to remind myself that the most honourable people of all are not those who never make mistakes, but those who admit to them when they do, and then move on and do their best to right...
The recent firing of former Richmond Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Kent MacIntyre has been a hot topic of discussion around the region. A special meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on April 1 in Arichat ended with councillors...
By: Dr. Annamarie Hatcher As you drive around the roads in the Biosphere later in the summer, you will probably notice expanses of tiny white flower clusters on tall stalks. You may...
Of the people traveling in our group to Las Vegas, my husband and I were the only two who hadn’t been there before. So after an incredibly full day of sightseeing and more than one sociable...
Along Arichat’s “Low Road” in 1935, In roughly the center of the village located between the LeBrun store and the LeBlanc store, was the home of Charles P. Stone. There was barely room for a driveway...
Number of days into 2019 that SNC-Lavalin scandal broke, following story in The Globe and Mail: 38 Number of years prior to that date that SNC-Lavalin was charged with corruption and fraud over its business dealings...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs. Dear Minister Porter, In December of 2006, then Education Minister, Karen Casey, used her authority under the Education Act to...
After six years in government, the McNeil Liberals are transforming from the spend-thrift deficit hawks who first took office. On March 26, Finance Minister Karen Casey tabled Budget 2019-2020, the government’s fourth consecutive balanced budget, which...
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