Friday, June 22, 2018


The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) deserves criticism for its inability to repair the Lennox Passage Lift Bridge before the start of the boating season. Recently, Lennox Passage Yacht Club commodore Teddy Poirier said he was told by...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Priests of River Bourgeois Joseph-Henri-Louis de Gonzague Chouinard (1875-1959) served as priest from October 1, 1904-December 1, 1909. He left Nova Scotia, once and for all, and returned to...
Dear Mr. Harper: Oh, wait, I’m sorry. You’re not Prime Minister anymore, so there’s no need to persist with these needless formalities. Let’s try again. Pretend you’re wearing a cardigan by the fireside for one of your “folksy” campaign commercials,...
Now approaching 40 years as a healthcare facility, the Strait-Richmond Hospital needs work. During a meeting of the Richmond County Seniors’ Council on May 11 at the Riverdale Community Centre, Strait-Richmond Hospital facility manager Kathy Chisholm told the group that...
If you’ll indulge me for a few hundred words, I’d like to tell you about my recent vacation. I have never been terribly interested in going to Florida, to be honest. A lot of my friends went when they were...
In 1974 there were nine teams in two divisions in the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA). The final league standings were as follows: Mainland St. Peter’s Royals 17-5 Port Hawkesbury 16-6 River Bourgeois 12-10 Louisdale 10-12 Island Arichat Triple A’s 15-9 Little Anse Golden Hawks 14-10 Petit de...
There are lots of important stories in the news, about the U.S.-North Korea summit and the Stanley Cup playoffs, about flooding in New Brunswick and escalating tensions between Iran and Israel. I’m well aware of those, truly I am,...
So, after spending over seven years in a self-imposed absence from community theatre, I suddenly found myself performing in three different plays in as many counties this spring. Regular readers of this column might recall that I recently served as...
In the May 16 edition of The Reporter, I read of the plans to bring Strait-Richmond Hospital up to current acceptable standards. The structure is closing in on its 40th birthday and I suggest we consider an alternative use for...
The legalization of cannabis is almost upon us and there are still too many unanswered questions. The federal Liberals can’t even tell us when cannabis will be legalized and the provincial Liberals can’t even assure us that they’re ready for...
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