Monday, August 20, 2018
The beach season is just upon us and what a season it should be. The heat is here and the swimming season is underway. The ocean is starting to warm up nicely (the Gulf of St. Lawrence) and will be...
It started with sticky fingerprints on my laptop screen. (I’m not sure how they got there or who was responsible; all I’m saying is that they looked small and there is only one person in this house who eats...
I started this month the way I ended the month of July twenty years ago – by participating in a Port Hawkesbury theatre show. And, in a neat twist, I was one of the youngest people involved in each...
Canadian workers have been facing a direct threat to their livelihood for months. And despite having over a year to prepare for this situation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have made it clear that they don’t...
News out of the parole hearing for Dwayne Matthew Samson drove home an aspect of this terrible story that makes it all the more disturbing. On June 12, the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) granted Samson day parole, with leave...
Residents on Grant, Morrison and Mountain Roads in Richmond County, once again, are experiencing clouds of dust this summer. A clear blue sky changes to brown in a flash while driving on the three roads mentioned. No dust control was...
At this point of the year, many of us are hitting the road and getting a better, more intimate look at Cape Breton Island than we typically achieve during the wicked winter weather (or even this year’s late-spring, early-summer...
Air travel is not for the faint-hearted, nor is it for the impatient. Or for those of us who like peace and quiet, or prefer to stick to schedules, or despise lines, or who love personal space. The number of...
As early as 1824 a functioning school existed in Arichat under the tutelage of John Walsh who instructed 30 to 40 aspiring scholars. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties, and as a result, the creditors, primarily John Tyrrell,...
Now that the Parliamentary session has wrapped-up one thing is clear, Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government are failing Nova Scotians. More than 90 per cent of hardworking Canadians are now paying more in tax. What’s worse is that this...
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