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Editor’s note: The following was a statement read recently by Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster in the Nova Scotia Legislature. Allan J. MacEachen was a man of faith who had the wisdom that comes from it; wisdom that created social programs...
If your objectives are to protect public health and safety, keep marijuana out of the hands of minors and cut illegal profits flowing to organized crime—then the law as it stands today has been an abject failure. Law enforcement agencies...
The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate those joining or returning to our region’s municipal councils. We also thank the many strong candidates who put their names forward to serve. This election has brought significant change to municipal...
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...
Research shows early learning is beneficial. Educational play-based programs like our pre-primary initiative have been shown to improve social, health and emotional outcomes and these benefits last a lifetime. It will also save families thousands of dollars in child...
There has been a great deal of misinformation shared recently about people waiting for nursing home beds. As a government, caring for our aging population is extremely important to us, so I want to share some facts about long...
Last Spring saw the introduction of an Environmental Bill of Rights for Nova Scotia, which died on the floor with no support from the current McNeil government. This bill had a lot to offer – like real community consent for...
  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...
Recently, Nova Scotia achieved two major milestones on our climate change journey. We have reached an agreement-in-principle with the Government of Canada on Nova Scotia's approach to meeting federal emissions reduction goals. The agreement recognizes the great work of Nova...
I am a medical doctor, a family practitioner aged 66, who has practiced in a group here in the Strait since 1976. For the first 20 years, I was not entitled to incorporate, and for the following 20 years, I...
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