Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Canadians will elect a new House of Commons on October 21. We’ve already seen the political parties and their leaders staking out positions on an array of fundamental issues. Whether it’s climate change, taxes, employment, foreign policy,...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The Seniors Take Action Coalition (STAC) is an organization that advocates on behalf of seniors throughout the Strait-Richmond area of Nova Scotia.
If all politics are local politics, then federal election candidates need to get back to their grassroots and acknowledge the role municipalities play in serving all Canadians. Although most candidates will echo the line that “municipal government...
As election day rapidly approaches, most voters have either made up their minds, or are in the process of doing so. And while some wait to make their mark this Monday, others have already voted in...
Coconut oil is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and moisturizing. Having become as common-place around the house as any fork or spatula, it’s gratifying to know the possible uses are many. Primarily composed of nourishing fatty acids – specifically lauric...
Inverness County Cares (ICC), a local charitable society, was formed in 2012 with the goal of providing for underprivileged children in the Third World. In their most recent project, ICC will continue to work with Chalice, an...
I started birding by accident, intent on spending a year identifying the trees of Eastern Canada, and instead falling in love with their feathered residents. In the space of a couple of weeks, I went from...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost 80 years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970s. The following excerpts are taken from...
It comes as no surprise that our generation has failed in its environmental stewardship, both in Nova Scotia and Canada. Looking at the current, critical crisis facing us around the world, it’s obvious our generation lacks...
With Canadians set to go to the polls in two weeks, it’s late in the game to highlight the need for factual information. News Media Canada decided to do its part by launching a new media...


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