Thursday, February 15, 2018


The directions weren’t very clear; across the field, pick your best walking through the woods, down a steep embankment, find the brook, listen for very rushing water, and hope for the best. This has been our way of finding many...
I’m amazed by the time that has already elapsed since the provincial Education Minister announced that his government had accepted the recommendation of an independent consultant – in a report filed only 24 hours earlier - to dissolve Nova...
On Friday, February 2, my family and I decided to have dinner at Dreamcatchers Restaurant in Antigonish. There were places to park on Main Street, but the town failed to remove the snow banks or clear the storm drains, so...
The provincial government is rightly receiving a lot of criticism of its new plan for the sale of cannabis. On January 30, Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, along with Bret Mitchell, president and CEO of the Nova...
August 15, 1973 final regular season standings: Louisdale Baracos 14-6 River Bourgeois Schooners 12-7 St. Peter’s Royals 11-7 Port Hawkesbury 11-8 Little Anse Golden Hawks 10-10 D’Escousse Rebels 8-12 PDG Red Caps 8-12 Arichat Triple A’s 4-16 The play-offs began on Saturday August 18 with a quarter-final format...
On January 8, Inverness County Cares member Betty Jane Cameron departed on her third trip to volunteer at the St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School in Kenya. Betty Jane Cameron brought nine bags of clothing, personal items and donated musical instruments....
I know the dieting drill. Find a trendy new diet, go to the grocery store, buy food that tastes like cardboard, then hunker down with a lonely little bag of mini-carrots and wait for the pounds to melt away....
Here we are with yet another random thoughts column. You ready? I thought so. I was in the same room as a television broadcasting American President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address last week. I worded the previous sentence...
The relatively smooth coastline of the Strait of Canso is interrupted by a thumb-shaped peninsula that juts northwestward into the strait. It forms the northern end of an oval-shaped body of land that looks as if it could have been...
On the surface, a change to one line in our national anthem might not seem to have that much in common with recent revisions to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. And yet, as both stories dominated the headlines last...
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