When Muppet master Jim Henson died unexpectedly in 1990, I braced myself for the concept that Kermit the Frog, a major part of my childhood and adolescence, wasn’t going to be a part of my life anymore. I didn’t know...
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, during the 11th month, we gather to remember the sacrifices of those who served and continue to serve their country. Those who lost their lives in service to their country, or to...
I wanted a Cabbage Patch Kid so badly in 1984. And not just regular, kid-level ‘want’, I mean I shed tears over this thing, crying to my parents about how I had to have one. I don’t ever remember asking...
The federal government has dropped the ball once again, on how they’re dealing with the roll out of a new initiative involving cannabis. It’s hard to believe the government that was forward-thinking enough to legalize the use...
As I’ve mentioned previously in this column space, I have an “in” with Santa this year, so I’m privy to all kinds of North Pole news that might otherwise go unreported. Which is why I can...
“Good evening everybody! Welcome to our first – and probably last – annual Province House Christmas Pageant. I’m your host, Karen Casey.” “Boo!” “Resign!” “Yes, yes, it’s simply grand to see all of you here, too. As your Minister of Education, I...
I am a medical doctor, a family practitioner aged 66, who has practiced in a group here in the Strait since 1976. For the first 20 years, I was not entitled to incorporate, and for the following 20 years, I...
Are you in need of good news? Craving a story that will make your day? Hoping for a true-life anecdote to keep you smiling when the news is hard to watch? I am, especially with the current state of the...
In 2016, tourism in Nova Scotia generated $2.6 billion. This translates to almost $300 million in tax revenue for all levels of government. This tax revenue is then invested by governments to pay for social services like health care,...
St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School (SCLSS) and Children’s Centre is located in Ruai, Nairobi, Kenya. It is a residential school for orphans; children from families who do not have the means to send them to school and street children. The...


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