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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 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...
A determined group of Nova Scotia taxpayers is working to hold municipal officials and staff accountable for how they are spending, and in some cases covering up their spending, of our tax dollars. Although we have a Municipal Government Act,...
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...
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...
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...
I am deeply saddened, frustrated and frightened by the situation in which we find ourselves with respect to palliative care in the Strait-Richmond area. It is especially difficult when one knows and understands, from both professional and personal experience, what...
Doctors and nurses are realities for many, especially those sick at home or in the hospital. I know this for a fact because I have experienced and witnessed this back in June and July of 2016. My aging mother was ill...
I am writing in response to an article published in the November 16 edition of The Reporter entitled “Guysborough Warden wants apology from Inverness MLA.” On October 8, I asked a question during Question Period about municipal expenses in Guysborough (the purchase...
I really appreciated the column by Gina MacDonald in the November 23 edition of The Reporter regarding the Premier's avoidance of the real issues involved in any contract discussions with the teacher's union. Gina's opinions on where government has wasted or...
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