Wednesday, June 19, 2019
By: Dr. Annamarie Hatcher It is all a matter of perspective, I guess. Many species, including some of my friends who are scientifically identified as Homo sapiens, migrate to more southerly climates at this time of year. When I picture them...
It was not surprising that a legal challenge of changes to provincial electoral boundaries was successful. On January 24, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal concluded a 2012 change to Nova Scotia’s electoral boundaries violated Section 3 of the Canadian...
I wasn’t prepared for the concept that there might be anybody that wouldn’t want to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. I have been looking forward to this anniversary year since my childhood. Having entered the world just over five years after...
Seeing as how I have never watched an entire baseball game all the way through on television, I might as well do a running Diary of Game 7. Since both teams haven't won the title since at least the 40s...
There was once a time when everyone could see a doctor whenever they needed to. If you go back far enough, doctors made house calls. These days, more than 50,000 Nova Scotians don’t have a family...
“Good morning, everybody, and welcome to our weekly government caucus meeting. You might recall that we had a little surprise last week, when a couple of our MPs dressed up as those loveable old balcony hecklers from The Muppet...
A recent turn of events in the contest to be the next leader of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party has made things very interesting. Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster announced during a meet and greet on the Port Hawkesbury waterfront...
In the Mi’kmaw language, January is “Punamuiku’s,” or Tomcod spawning time. In times past, this small fish (in Mi’kmaw: Punamu) was a nutritious staple when other menu items were scarce. Early Mi’kmaq caught the Tomcod with lines inserted through holes...
When my parents immigrated from the Netherlands to Nova Scotia, they wanted a fresh start. They knew that building a new life in a new place wouldn’t be easy. They knew it would take hard work. Guided by a...
Inverness County Cares (ICC) is a community aid organization based in Inverness County. ICC has worked to provide for the educational and daily life needs of the 280 students at the St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School (SCLSS) since 2012. The...
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