Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The Melford container terminal being developed by Richie Mann and his group has the opportunity to proceed now. The two major articles in The Chronicle Herald, one by Peter Pziobrowski and the other by Bernard Smith, make it clear that...
I would like to thank all the seniors’ groups in Richmond County for their support over the last two years in trying to get affordable housing for seniors in Richmond County. I would like to thank Claire Doyle, Celeste...

Bill 75

I had a column all ready to submit tonight for the publishing deadline, but then today happened. I am sitting on my couch with my jaw hanging open. It’s no secret that I am in favour of a complete overhaul...
It might sound crazy, but when you compare cocaine to some of the product circulating rural Nova Scotia, coke is the healthier option. Let’s be clear: cocaine is still an extremely dangerous drug. The substance contributes to strokes and heart...
A recent review of the largest industrial employer in Cape Breton and the leader in supercalendered paper manufacturing in North America confirms that it continues to drive the economy. In the fall of 2018, Port Hawkesbury Paper LP (PHP) partnered...
Today, the CBC carried a report from Richie Mann that very shortly, as soon as the ground is frozen, the local pulp mill is going to clear cut the site of the Melford Terminal project. That is exciting news for...
Recent news out of Isle Madame that the Stella Maris Pastoral Unit will close the historic Catholic church in Arichat, unless significant repairs are undertaken, has angered many people, for many good reasons. In a letter to members of the...
Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this Letter to the Editor has been confirmed but withheld for privacy reasons. I purchased a fraudulent inspection sticker thinking it would buy me time to save money to do the needed...
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 plans for Destination Reeves Street involve many different aspects. I agree with almost all of them, including the facade program, the reduction of entrances/exits along the street, the Active Transportation Link to the NSCC and beautification initiatives. The one...
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