Thursday, January 17, 2019
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 really appreciated the column by Gina MacDonald in the November 23 edition of The Reporter regarding the Premier's avoidance of the real issues involved in any contract discussions with the teacher's union. Gina's opinions on where government has wasted or...
The recent national summit into the opioid crisis in Canada emphasized two distinct, but related, issues unfolding here in our province and across the country. We have an increase of opioid overdoses and overdose deaths related to the arrival in...
On November 10, on your behalf, I attended a meeting of about a dozen chamber representatives from across Nova Scotia and several members of the Provincial Advisory Council to the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce. The meeting was hosted by the...
The Strait regional school board’s International Student Program invites you and your family to join other families in the Strait region who enjoy the enriching and rewarding experience of becoming a host family. Imagine sharing the beauty, history and culture...
A provincial newspaper has an article on the study carried out by some consultant regarding container terminals for this province. As usual, the report reflects the pattern which has not changed in my lifetime. Everything is to be in Halifax,...
I am writing in response to an article published in the November 16 edition of The Reporter entitled “Guysborough Warden wants apology from Inverness MLA.” On October 8, I asked a question during Question Period about municipal expenses in Guysborough (the purchase...
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of district 6 in Inverness County for your support and faith in my ability to represent you as your councillor. On October 15, I was humbled by the voice...
Earlier this year, the Liberal government launched a consultative process on Canada’s defence policy. While Conservatives remain skeptical of the government’s intentions, especially given this government’s tendency to embark upon endless consultative processes rather than make the hard decisions inherent...
The opioid epidemic that is gripping North America is an emerging issue for Nova Scotians and for our healthcare system. Misuse of opioids, such as hydromorphone, oxycodone and morphine, has been a significant problem in Nova Scotia for more than...
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