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The Melford container terminal being developed by Richie Mann and his group has the opportunity to proceed now. The two major articles in The Chronicle Herald, one by Peter Pziobrowski and the other by Bernard Smith, make it clear that...
At our last meeting, joined by my colleagues in both opposition parties, I walked out of the Public Accounts Committee for which I am the chair. We did this to show the united disdain we felt for what has...
October 1-5 is Seniors Week. As Minister of Seniors, and an older adult myself, I’m asking everyone to celebrate and recognize older Nova Scotians in their communities. Older adults continue to show leadership in Nova Scotia. Whether they are running their...
Nova Construction has submitted a tender bid for secondary road upgrades in the Seaview area. The contract covers Grant and Sporting Mountain Roads. To my knowledge of this contract, I do not know if the contract will involve work on...
Global trade impacts the lives of middle-class Canadians every day. From the blueberries you put in your oatmeal in the morning, to the mackerel you cook at night for dinner, Canadians are very much a part of important global relationships...
Bullying today goes far beyond the playground, campus, or workplace; it can be on-line and quickly seen and shared by many, where the victim has no escape. The rapid growth of smartphones, social media and the anonymity of the on-line...
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. Dear Premier; Thank you for commissioning the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia. The subject is complex, and public interest is keen. Along with other forest...
Bill Lahey’s Independent Forestry Review Report is a long-awaited vindication of what many woodlot owners, harvesters, and environmentalists have been saying for years: we need a forestry industry that leaves a significant portion of forest intact for the next...
In the last weeks, three political events have occurred: America (Trump) has become more demanding with NAFTA negotiations; Trump has suddenly pivoted towards Mexico on trade, thereby splitting (or attempting to split) the partners that might have stood firm...
It’s time your provincial government stood up for family businesses, including doctors and opted out of the federal government’s tax grab against them. Often, when I ask small business owners what they want from government they say quite simply, “Get...
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