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I am writing this letter in response to the article “New Dawn Pushes for new immigration strategy” which appeared in the November 15 edition of The Reporter. I read your article to my childhood sweetheart of 56 years. Christina didn’t...
If you’ve had a test or procedure in any one of the hospitals or health centres operated by the Nova Scotia Health Authority, chances are that some of the equipment used in your care was purchased by a healthcare...
My first legislative sitting as an MLA has been a fascinating journey into the world of political baseball, where deflecting criticism is a full-time job for Liberal cabinet ministers. We pitch ‘em, they bat ‘em. We want answers, they give...
The gravel/asphalt pit in Seaview Richmond County is still operating on a full scale and will continue operating more this month, and could continue later on into December. The empty and fully-loaded trucks are using the Mountain, Morrison, Sporting,...
The Mining Association of Nova Scotia has just released a new report about the provincial government’s Parks and Protected Areas Plan which highlights, among other things, how the plan is harming the industry in Cape Breton. Based on a plan...
I am writing in support of one of the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) initiatives to engage community members to improve the health and well-being of Nova Scotians. I recently had the opportunity to sit as a public advisor to...
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,...
“Nova Scotia has one of the oldest aging populations in Canada. By 2030, there will be close to 260,000 Nova Scotians aged 65 or older in a population of less than a million people.” (Nova Scotia Department of Seniors,...
Editor’s note: The following was a statement read recently by Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster in the Nova Scotia Legislature. Allan J. MacEachen was a man of faith who had the wisdom that comes from it; wisdom that created social programs...
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...
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