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Recently my wife Betty and I were relaxing with our glasses of wine while patiently waiting for the full moon’s lunar glow to peek from behind the clouds. During our hour of observation, two cars drove past our home. I...
Ben and Marie Sylliboy came to our door in 1983 shortly after we had moved to the Whycocomagh area. They were wondering if I would be interested in making a set of kitchen cabinets for them. I was young and...
It has been my privilege and my pleasure to serve as municipal councillor for all of Richmond County and district 5 in particular for the past 25 years. It is therefore with some sadness and regret that I announce...
Trust is the most important part of a relationship, closely followed by communication. If you have those two things, everything else falls into place. Canadians and all people should be skeptical of government power and should ask hard questions: What...
This week, I will be leading my third major agricultural trade mission to China, one of the most promising markets for our farmers and food processors. This will be the largest agricultural trade mission in Canada’s history, and we are...
The opioid epidemic that is gripping North America is an emerging issue for Nova Scotians and for our healthcare system. Misuse of opioids, such as hydromorphone, oxycodone and morphine, has been a significant problem in Nova Scotia for more than...
I always like to remind myself that the most honourable people of all are not those who never make mistakes, but those who admit to them when they do, and then move on and do their best to right...
She grew up in an era of pretty severe poverty. She and her parents weathered the Great Depression, and money was always a very big concern. Despite this she achieved more in her lifetime than many will ever know. Our...
Two years ago, the municipal councillors of Inverness County rescinded a previous motion to support an airport expansion in Margaree. There were many reasons, but bottom line was that Inverness County could not financially afford the project and there was...
There are times when exemplary actions place individuals into categories where others give them the recognition that they deserve. Unfortunately, our society also tends to remember a person for committing something that is a horrific and infamous act. My praise...
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