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On October 15 during the elections for councillors in the Municipality of Richmond and the school board members for the Strait regional school board, it was reported that Lian Sampson-Parsons had more votes that George Kehoe, her opponent. On...
Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government recently passed a milestone. Sadly, it’s an expensive one for Canadian taxpayers. Our government’s market debt topped $1 trillion not long ago. That means Canadian taxpayers owe interest payments on $1 trillion in outstanding bills. It’s another...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. Democracy was defined by Abe Lincoln in the Gettysburg address as “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” While this is indeed an American...
Northern Pulp’s proposal to dump 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the rich fishing grounds of the Northumberland Strait is not any kind of a solution; it is would be an environmental calamity. That particular body of...
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...
We are pleased to announce the formation of Homegrown Works, Nova Scotia’s home-based business association. We have a four-part mission: to advocate for home-based businesses in Nova Scotia; to share knowledge of regulation that pertains to home-based businesses and to...
Every so often, rightly or wrongly, a government-supported business venture becomes a political football. From Sydney Steel, to SNC-Lavalin, we’ve seen decades’ worth of fall-out from government intervention in the business community. Occasionally, however, the sticks we use to beat...
In the Province of Nova Scotia, fuel prices are constantly changing. The prices at the gas pumps are up and down like a yo-yo. How fuel price changes affect you and your family depends on your weekly, bi-weekly or monthly...
  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...
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...
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