Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Strait regional school board. My name is Mary Anne MacKeigan Cameron and I live in Troy, currently parenting two children, ages 8 and 10, who are valued students of...
Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this Letter to the Editor has been confirmed but withheld for privacy reasons. I purchased a fraudulent inspection sticker thinking it would buy me time to save money to do the needed...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan, with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004 and at the time of the interview, Joseph D. Samson...
These last few months, representatives from Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue (SAGSR) have made the rounds to visit with municipal council units. The SAGSR volunteers have presented an overview of the service they offer. They’ve also been asking...
As the scary, stressful 2017 limps to a close, we all need a treat, and when it comes to the good news, there is nothing quite as fun and distracting than the privileged pomp and circumstance of a royal...
There was been a whirlwind of activity surrounding contract negotiations between the Government of Nova Scotia and the province’s teachers. On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union (NSTU) announced their intention to exercise their work-to-rule option, so that on...
I’m sick today so it looks like you folks are stuck with another random thoughts column. Apologies. Alright let us settle this once and for all. The hotdog is a sandwich. Yeah, yeah cry foul all you want, but the...
Have you ever watched something on television and thought “Oh boy, here we go”? Well that was me on January 8. I have friends on the conservative end of things and I have friends on the liberal end of things....
So we got a visit from Brian Mulroney last week. That kind of a sentence carries a vastly different flavour than it did only 25 years ago, when Bruce MacKinnon summed up a Prime Ministerial arrival in Nova Scotia with...
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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