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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...
I am not one to write letters to the editor. As a matter of fact, this is the first. I was asked to say a “few words” at Billy Joe’s retirement party, but having arrived late, I was unable to...
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...
On July 18, the Liberal government unveiled the first phase of the pre-primary program they announced during the provincial election campaign. While it’s true that this province is in dire need of quality, affordable early childhood education options, that need...
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....
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...
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...
Our rural communities are constantly struggling against the ideology of shutting down our resources and moving it all to Halifax. Now, based on a $70,000 report that is riddled with gross factual errors, the current Nova Scotia Government is threatening...
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...
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...
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