Saturday, February 22, 2020
I want to write something polite and respectful to the town council of Port Hawkesbury. I want to write about how despite some bad proposals, the town really has been trying. I can’t. The town has been in rapid decline....
We are writing to express our deep concern with the reduction of hours for librarians within the Strait regional centre for education. Based on the findings of both the Glaze Report and the Report on Inclusive Education, the hours of...
The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable. That much is clear from the newly released UN climate change report which warns that we must rethink how we produce our food —...
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...
Bill Lahey’s Independent Forestry Review Report is a long-awaited vindication of what many woodlot owners, harvesters, and environmentalists have been saying for years: we need a forestry industry that leaves a significant portion of forest intact for the next...
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...
At our last meeting, joined by my colleagues in both opposition parties, I walked out of the Public Accounts Committee for which I am the chair. We did this to show the united disdain we felt for what has...
I would like to thank all the seniors’ groups in Richmond County for their support over the last two years in trying to get affordable housing for seniors in Richmond County. I would like to thank Claire Doyle, Celeste...
Global trade impacts the lives of middle-class Canadians every day. From the blueberries you put in your oatmeal in the morning, to the mackerel you cook at night for dinner, Canadians are very much a part of important global relationships...
If anything positive can be said of the long drawn-out impasse between Nova Scotia teachers and the McNeil government, it is that teachers clearly informed the general public of the often adverse and impractical guidelines, practices and conditions they...


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