Monday, June 26, 2017


“Sorry I’m late for the meeting. I was just getting into the polling booth when I got your call. Now, what’s all this about?” “I’m afraid it’s about your son. He’s been incredibly disruptive in the classroom, the playground and...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Strait regional school board. My name is Mary Anne MacKeigan Cameron and I live in Troy, currently parenting two children, ages 8 and 10, who are valued students of...
It has been my privilege and my pleasure to serve as municipal councillor for all of Richmond County and district 5 in particular for the past 25 years. It is therefore with some sadness and regret that I announce...
The Strait regional school board (SRSB) was able to deliver some good news for a change when it voted to keep schools open in Inverness and Antigonish counties. During a special board meeting on April 26, an eruption of cheers...
I stood on the old wharf below Babin’s Hill and waited for the setting sun to produce the image that I thought might take place. I wasn’t disappointed. There were just enough clouds to hide the sun at the horizon...
I never thought I’d see the day when even one person would become so fed up with – or just plain terrified by – their political choices that they’d turn to a comedy show for some semblance of democracy...
Inverness County Cares (ICC) is a community organization based in Inverness County. ICC has supported the St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School and Children’s Center (Lwanga School) in Kenya since 2012. ICC provides $60,000 a year and Chalice Canada matches with...
I read with interest, and some amusement, the comments of Greg Burke in your September 7 edition in which he is quoted as saying that “…the Supreme Court justice clearly stated that the Acadian Métis do exist here in...
Isidore LeBlanc was the first Acadian cabinet minister in Nova Scotia. Born in a county where Acadians formed the majority, LeBlanc repeatedly defended the right of Acadian children to be educated in their own language. On April 17, 1879, he addressed...
On October 15 during the elections for councillors in the Municipality of Richmond and the school board members for the Strait regional school board, it was reported that Lian Sampson-Parsons had more votes that George Kehoe, her opponent. On...
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