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I felt compelled to pen this letter regarding the new St. Peter’s Artisan Market after discovering that at least two of our community craftspeople were refused the option to display their work. I fully understand the market board does not...
After 18 convocations – in communities from Cumberland to Yarmouth to Sydney – I have had the honour of congratulating our 2017 graduates as they complete one chapter and enter another. This year more than 4,500 individuals, each with their...
I would like to thank all the seniors’ groups in Richmond County for their support over the last two years in trying to get affordable housing for seniors in Richmond County. I would like to thank Claire Doyle, Celeste...
Besides some medical appointments, this is the third time in the last two years that Strait Area Transit (SAT) has been a saviour for my mother. Recently, my mother lost a brother and because of SAT, she was able to...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Strait regional school board. My name is Mary Anne MacKeigan Cameron and I live in Troy, currently parenting two children, ages 8 and 10, who are valued students of...
If your objectives are to protect public health and safety, keep marijuana out of the hands of minors and cut illegal profits flowing to organized crime—then the law as it stands today has been an abject failure. Law enforcement agencies...
This is in response to the editorial dated April 13 entitled “Catholic Church abandoning its flock.” I feel that the author should have checked basic facts before speculating and pontificating about what is in the minds of other people...
By the year Canada became a nation, 150 years ago, Dugald Buchanan McNab had been serving the people of Cape Breton in various capacities for over 45 years, chiefly as a land surveyor. He was a native of Scotland, and...
Dr. Robert Martel expressed concerns so well about palliative care in an open letter to the Prime Minister in the March 22 edition of The Reporter. He states that it is “… not clear to me that anyone is championing...
I often wonder why all secondary roads from 50-plus years ago were never paved during this time span? And why roads that were paved some 30-plus years ago were never upgraded or resurfaced to safety standards? The secondary roads only...
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