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Canadian citizens are the only people who should be allowed to decide the results of our elections. But thanks to a loophole in Canada’s election laws, foreign money is pouring into third-party advocacy groups here in Canada. And these organizations...
For the past year, Parliament has been debating Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, which excludes captive rail shippers in the Maritimes from accessing long-haul interswitching. During the debate, a common sense amendment was proposed which would give captive rail...
Certainly not a new and emerging challenge, sub-par communications infrastructure continues to dampen best efforts to retain and attract businesses in our rural Nova Scotia communities. The bottleneck in broadband connectivity is one that has continued to oppose rural Nova...
My decision to run for the Leadership of the PC Party of Nova Scotia has taken me across the province, where I’m able to sit and listen to people’s ideas and hear their concerns on what is impacting them...
Closing the East Coast Credit Unions’ L’Ardoise branch for two days a week on Tuesday and Thursday may not be cost saving for senior citizen members. Along with the closure brings unneeded stress to the seniors who rely on the...
Editor’s note: The following was written to Premier Stephen McNeil, education minister Zach Churchill and Strait regional centre for education director Ford Rice. I am writing today concerned with the news library staff hours have been further reduced for the...
In the May 16 edition of The Reporter, I read of the plans to bring Strait-Richmond Hospital up to current acceptable standards. The structure is closing in on its 40th birthday and I suggest we consider an alternative use for...
The legalization of cannabis is almost upon us and there are still too many unanswered questions. The federal Liberals can’t even tell us when cannabis will be legalized and the provincial Liberals can’t even assure us that they’re ready for...
This letter is in regards to the article “Premier calls palliative care shortcomings ‘unacceptable’” in the April 25, 2018 edition of The Reporter. The Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society wants to ensure that the information circulated remains accurate. The article mentioned...
Housing insecurity and homelessness exist across Nova Scotia in communities of all sizes. While the realities of homelessness might be more visible in the city, people living in rural communities are also dealing with homelessness, where it’s more likely to...
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