Housing insecurity and homelessness exist across Nova Scotia in communities of all sizes. While the realities of homelessness might be more visible in the city, people living in rural communities are also dealing with homelessness, where it’s more likely to...
I never thought I’d see the day when the federal party established to break up Canada was finally on the verge of breaking up itself. For that matter, I always figured that if I lived long enough to see the...
I am writing this letter in response to the article “New Dawn Pushes for new immigration strategy” which appeared in the November 15 edition of The Reporter. I read your article to my childhood sweetheart of 56 years. Christina didn’t...
I now have no reason to watch the Olympics. The NHL is not making concessions for its players to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next year. I would like to say this is some sort of surprise, but it’s...
We are pleased to announce the formation of Homegrown Works, Nova Scotia’s home-based business association. We have a four-part mission: to advocate for home-based businesses in Nova Scotia; to share knowledge of regulation that pertains to home-based businesses and to...
“It’s heartbreaking.” Guysborough Municipal Councillor Sheila Pelly on January 11 reacting to a murder suicide involving four people in Upper Big Tracadie “It should say to them, ‘this is a weird place and I’m not going to stick around.’” Michael Boudreau, the...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Priests of River Bourgeois Joseph-Henri-Louis de Gonzague Chouinard (1875-1959) served as priest from October 1, 1904-December 1, 1909. He left Nova Scotia, once and for all, and returned to...
This week, meet two very different Canadian comics who used their fame, wit and creativity to remind us all that there’s nothing wrong with finding either humour or pride in the simple act of being Canadian. And, as an added...
Here’s the good news: by the time you read this, the presidential election will be over. One can only hope we will have survived the endless cycle of attack ads with our dignity and sanity intact, despite there having...
A funny thing happened on the way to Round Two of the ugly brawl between the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) and the provincial Department of Education: Somebody blinked. Well, perhaps there was blinking on all sides. I suspect neither...
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