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Three years ago this week, in the last issue of The Reporter before the 2013 provincial election, Liberal candidate Michel Samson wrote a letter that was about the loss of pension income to the workers at the Point Tupper...
People in rural Nova Scotia continue to express frustration with the speed of their Internet connection.  What is the broadband industry and government doing to fix this? A recent announcement by Eastlink holds promise for Inverness County, provided you live...
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...
The legalization of cannabis is almost upon us and there are still too many unanswered questions. The federal Liberals can’t even tell us when cannabis will be legalized and the provincial Liberals can’t even assure us that they’re ready for...
Operation Share and Care would like to send a deep thank-you out to the entire Strait area community. Your generous donations and support have made this Christmas season another great one! Through the efforts of our community members, students and...
My first legislative sitting as an MLA has been a fascinating journey into the world of political baseball, where deflecting criticism is a full-time job for Liberal cabinet ministers. We pitch ‘em, they bat ‘em. We want answers, they give...
In keeping with my commitment to transparency and accountability, please take the time to read this Letter to the Editor. I am consistently asked by citizens about the cost of the Civic Centre to the Town of Port Hawkesbury. I...
Editor’s note: The following is a letter written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.   Your announcement recently to continue with the “first-past-the-post” system dashed our hopes for a truly representative and inclusive electoral system. Your decision to abandon a key Liberal election...
This letter is in regards to the article “Premier calls palliative care shortcomings ‘unacceptable’” in the April 25, 2018 edition of The Reporter. The Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society wants to ensure that the information circulated remains accurate. The article mentioned...
Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives have been calling on Justin Trudeau to finally reveal how much the carbon tax will cost regular Canadian families. Over the last two years, the Liberal government has refused to release key facts about the true costs...
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