Sunday, September 15, 2019
Recently, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) that was negotiated between Canada and the European Union (EU). This agreement is a major economic development for Nova Scotia that will create good paying...
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...
I am deeply saddened, frustrated and frightened by the situation in which we find ourselves with respect to palliative care in the Strait-Richmond area. It is especially difficult when one knows and understands, from both professional and personal experience, what...
I listened to an interview on CBC Radio’s Information Morning last month in which Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton was interviewed as part of their year-end 2016 program. I congratulate her in her new role as Mayor of Port Hawkesbury...
A determined group of Nova Scotia taxpayers is working to hold municipal officials and staff accountable for how they are spending, and in some cases covering up their spending, of our tax dollars. Although we have a Municipal Government Act,...
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...
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...
As you are aware, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is performing a school review of the Dalbrae feeder system. This review will determine the necessity of Whycocomagh Education Centre, Bayview Education Centre and Dalbrae Academy, as educational facilities. Bayview...
The Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) has established credible relations with community stakeholders and service providers and has a track record of spearheading new projects and initiatives over its 19 years in operation. Over the past few years, several Richmond...
After welcoming a new year with new opportunities, I can't help but look back on Nova Scotia in 2016 and reflect on the progress we've made in this great province. Our population hit an all-time high after years of decline. We...
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