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Recently, Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston appointed me as the health critic for the PC Caucus. It is a big responsibility and one that I am taking very seriously. After all, access to good healthcare is fundamentally important to...
Bullying today goes far beyond the playground, campus, or workplace; it can be on-line and quickly seen and shared by many, where the victim has no escape. The rapid growth of smartphones, social media and the anonymity of the on-line...
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...
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...
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...
Certainly not a new and emerging challenge, sub-par communications infrastructure continues to dampen best efforts to retain and attract businesses in our rural Nova Scotia communities. The bottleneck in broadband connectivity is one that has continued to oppose rural Nova...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Strait regional school board. My name is Mary Anne MacKeigan Cameron and I live in Troy, currently parenting two children, ages 8 and 10, who are valued students of...
October 1-5 is Seniors Week. As Minister of Seniors, and an older adult myself, I’m asking everyone to celebrate and recognize older Nova Scotians in their communities. Older adults continue to show leadership in Nova Scotia. Whether they are running their...
I am writing this letter in response to the article “New Dawn Pushes for new immigration strategy” which appeared in the November 15 edition of The Reporter. I read your article to my childhood sweetheart of 56 years. Christina didn’t...
Today, the CBC carried a report from Richie Mann that very shortly, as soon as the ground is frozen, the local pulp mill is going to clear cut the site of the Melford Terminal project. That is exciting news for...
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