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The Capt'n Kenny's Fresh fish and chips truck parks in a church parking lot in Port Hawkesbury for a couple of months each year. Recently, his vendor fee skyrocketed from $300 per year to between $1,500$ to $2,000 per year...
I have been a palliative care volunteer since 1982. We have a great organization because of all the dedicated people who started palliative care at Strait-Richmond. It was wonderful to have Dr. Martel join us to help people die at home...
It was with profound shock and disappointment that I learned of the choice by the Municipality of the County of Richmond to reverse a decision of the Committee-of-the-Whole of December 14, 2016, to provide interim funding to support the...
I’m wondering if any of your readers might have contact details for Jimmy and Colleen Cook who left French Cove (near St. Peter’s) for western Canada back in 2006. We purchased their house and land at that time and during...
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...
  Mental health is an issue that’s important to all of us, as it touches so many of our families and friends. In fact, one in five Canadians is affected by mental illness. That’s why the government will keep looking...
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...
I read with interest, and some amusement, the comments of Greg Burke in your September 7 edition in which he is quoted as saying that “…the Supreme Court justice clearly stated that the Acadian Métis do exist here in...
If anything positive can be said of the long drawn-out impasse between Nova Scotia teachers and the McNeil government, it is that teachers clearly informed the general public of the often adverse and impractical guidelines, practices and conditions they...
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...
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