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I am writing this in regards to a Letter to the Editor in the December 10 edition of The Reporter entitled “Lane reduction not suitable for industrial traffic.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Yes, we are different from other...
For the past 30 years, I have served as the coordinator of the Port Hawkesbury Seasonal Services Project, providing Christmas dinners to many families in our town. It has been a very rewarding and fulfilling position and I am...
The plans for Destination Reeves Street involve many different aspects. I agree with almost all of them, including the facade program, the reduction of entrances/exits along the street, the Active Transportation Link to the NSCC and beautification initiatives. The one...
I’m writing as a lifelong resident of Port Hawkesbury and as a recent graduate of NSCC regarding the upcoming election for the seat on Port Hawkesbury Town Council, specifically regarding some of the controversy regarding the Reeves Street project. While...
Recently, Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston appointed me as the health critic for the PC Caucus. It is a big responsibility and one that I am taking very seriously. After all, access to good healthcare is fundamentally important to...
Today, the CBC carried a report from Richie Mann that very shortly, as soon as the ground is frozen, the local pulp mill is going to clear cut the site of the Melford Terminal project. That is exciting news for...
I appreciate looking at both sides of an issue. It is the best way to make decisions. Another candidate has done that very thing, and has created a scenario for how we can do Destination Reeves without the road diet....
Imagine you’re feeling your most vulnerable - you’re in a mental health crisis and you know you need help. Now imagine walking into Cape Breton Regional Hospital and being told that there was no one there to help and...
This week, I will be leading my third major agricultural trade mission to China, one of the most promising markets for our farmers and food processors. This will be the largest agricultural trade mission in Canada’s history, and we are...
Death by a thousand cuts refers to the slow slicing of humans as a method of torture and capital punishment that was practised in mid and late-imperial China. Tragically, the world is engaged in a similar practice against Mother Earth....
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