Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Women represent over half of the Canadian population but hold only 26 per cent of the seats in the House of Commons. This is wrong. In the 150-year history of our country, only nine women from Nova Scotia have been...
I felt compelled to pen this letter regarding the new St. Peter’s Artisan Market after discovering that at least two of our community craftspeople were refused the option to display their work. I fully understand the market board does not...
Besides some medical appointments, this is the third time in the last two years that Strait Area Transit (SAT) has been a saviour for my mother. Recently, my mother lost a brother and because of SAT, she was able to...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs. Dear Minister Porter, In December of 2006, then Education Minister, Karen Casey, used her authority under the Education Act to...
The biggest determinant in our lives is culture, where we are born, what the environment looks like. But the second biggest determinant is probably governance; good governance or a certain kind of governance makes a huge difference in our...
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...
A Letter to the Editor in the March 20 edition of The Reporter asked “What is the Mining Association of Nova Scotia up to?” so I am writing to provide an answer. The Mining Association of Nova Scotia is proposing...
On March 26, the Commission on Inclusive Education released its report, “Students First.” It is the first time in 20 years that the model of inclusion in our classrooms has been reviewed. The report is thoughtful, comprehensive and a clear...
To let you the readers know, this Letter to the Editor that you are reading marks 31 years and my 139th letter to be published in newspapers throughout Nova Scotia. My letters date back to 1988 and the first Letter...
For the past 30 years, I have served as the coordinator of the Port Hawkesbury Seasonal Services Project, providing Christmas dinners to many families in our town. It has been a very rewarding and fulfilling position and I am...
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