Tuesday, October 17, 2017


It’s been a whole seven or so hours since Hillary Clinton conceded the election to Donald Trump and I am still in shock.Donald Trump, who before this election you would have known as the “You’re Fired guy” from The...
Editor’s note: Due to a production error, the “Repeating history” column that was scheduled to appear in the February 15 edition was not published. Below is the version of the column which was supposed to appear in last week’s...
People have been making thoughtless, insensitive, sometimes stupid statements since long before the Internet was even invented, but never more than since it has been.Some of the finest examples come from Backfire-ers, as I like to call them. These...
Part 10:Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma...
Richmond County Canada,
District No. 41, Richmond, Sub-District No. 6. Taken By Daniel Sampson on April 6, 1891 with text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford. This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot,...
Gas prices are on the rise. There was a big earthquake in Mexico. There seems to be a new hurricane every few days. What better time for a random thoughts column?Stephen King’s It came out in theatres this week....
That whole optimism thing is a big pile of nonsense.Remember what I wrote about last week? You know how I was going to ignore the critics’ warnings about Iron Fist thing and watch it anyway? Yeah well, I was...
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...
At a certain point, the dramatic turn of events surrounding the Strait area’s recent municipal and school board elections defies description. We now have three new mayors and we’ll soon see a minimum of two new wardens sworn in. Three...
It’s hard to believe it, but it’s back-to-school time already.As a dad of two daughters, Grade 4 and Grade 2, I’ve been busy these past few weeks getting them everything they need for school. This year, my daughters and...
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