With the votes cast and ballots counted, the unofficial numbers of the May 30 provincial election provided by Elections Nova Scotia have many stories to tell. Without a doubt, the biggest story of the night was the ouster of veteran...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced a federal government investment of $90 million to twin a 38-kilometre section of Highway 104 between Sutherland’s River and Antigonish. The Prime Minister said the work on Highway 104 is about improving safety, creating...
A recent feature by Advocate Media showed that the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is rightfully concerned with the almost 150 vacancies for family physicians and specialists in the province. In the Eastern Zone, which covers all of Cape Breton,...
There was been a whirlwind of activity surrounding contract negotiations between the Government of Nova Scotia and the province’s teachers. On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union (NSTU) announced their intention to exercise their work-to-rule option, so that on...
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) deserves criticism for its inability to repair the Lennox Passage Lift Bridge before the start of the boating season. Recently, Lennox Passage Yacht Club commodore Teddy Poirier said he was told by...
The recent disagreement within a local School Options Committee (SOC) shows the inherent limitations of the private-public partnership (P3) model which financed school construction in the 1990s. The SOC examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish...
It is long past time for the Dutch Runner to leave the Strait of Canso. Originally slated to steam from Port Hawkesbury to Souris, PEI in December 2015, local officials promised the vessel would depart last summer, then the ship’s...
After a summer in which extensive infrastructure improvements took place around Port Hawkesbury, town council continues to deal with a number of related issues. During last month’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, Port Hawkesbury Town Council wisely announced it will be installing three...
Could any government have changed the minds of TransCanada Pipeline Corporation, which recently cancelled the proposed Energy East Pipeline project? During an October 6 sitting of the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked why the provincial government...
Too often, the word hero gets thrown around lightly. It has been applied to those who help, to those who succeed, to those who put in effort, and those whose generosity knows no bounds. And while it can be argued such...
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