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Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In June of 1995, the Special Senate Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide recommended governments make palliative care programs a top priority in the restructuring of the...
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...
On November 10, on your behalf, I attended a meeting of about a dozen chamber representatives from across Nova Scotia and several members of the Provincial Advisory Council to the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce. The meeting was hosted by the...
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...
Recently, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) that was negotiated between Canada and the European Union (EU). This agreement is a major economic development for Nova Scotia that will create good paying...
I want to write something polite and respectful to the town council of Port Hawkesbury. I want to write about how despite some bad proposals, the town really has been trying. I can’t. The town has been in rapid decline....
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...
Nova Scotia’s teachers went on strike recently for the first time in history. Students did not sit in class, but they learned one of the most valuable lessons of their lives – democracy in action. Many in my generation grew...
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...
Earlier this year, the Liberal government launched a consultative process on Canada’s defence policy. While Conservatives remain skeptical of the government’s intentions, especially given this government’s tendency to embark upon endless consultative processes rather than make the hard decisions inherent...
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