Tuesday, August 20, 2019
After raining for what seemed like weeks and having to cover my flowers to protect them from overnight frost, the other day I woke up to beautiful weather. In fact, by the time I pulled into my driveway after work,...

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Even as it became all too clear that we were going to have a provincial election this spring, I wasn’t prepared for this campaign to have such a record-setting nature. No, I’m not talking about the shortness of the campaign,...
Dear Mr. Harper: Oh, wait, I’m sorry. You’re not Prime Minister anymore, so there’s no need to persist with these needless formalities. Let’s try again. Pretend you’re wearing a cardigan by the fireside for one of your “folksy” campaign commercials,...
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...
February 5, 1918: Francois Muise, son of Patrick Muise and Martha Jeanne Boudrot, married Alice Boudrot, daughter of Cleophas Boudrot and Alice Boudrot, witnesses were not recorded February 5, 1918: Thomas James Kehoe, son of Thomas Kehoe and Annie McGrath,...
Efforts to attract and retain more immigrants deserve the support of the community and all levels of government. At Port Hawkesbury’s November town council meeting, vice president of development for New Dawn, Erika Shea, said bringing in more immigrants facilitates...
My friend’s 5-year-old has been asking her mother a lot of questions about heaven, not an unusual line of inquiry for children trying to figure out how the world works. If adults wrestle with the concept of an ever after,...
Pierre Hudon LeNoir was the son of Thomas Mélaine Lenoir and Victoire Ursule Thériault. Pierre was a lawyer in Halifax. He married Fannie Sophie Smith and they were prominent citizens in the social circles in Halifax. Fannie lived to...
My Facebook timeline tells me it is about time for my annual television review, and since I am nothing if not a creature of habit, here we go. Please keep in mind I don’t care what you think about my...
It takes but a quick glance at the news to find more proof (as if we needed it) that our dependence on technology is overwhelming and our addiction to social media can be potentially toxic. Prenuptial agreements with a social...
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