There are times when exemplary actions place individuals into categories where others give them the recognition that they deserve. Unfortunately, our society also tends to remember a person for committing something that is a horrific and infamous act. My praise...
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...
The provincial government is enacting legislation to clarify what can and cannot be done along Nova Scotia’s coastlines. On March 12, Environment Minister Margaret Miller introduced the new Coastal Protection Act. Because climate change means rising sea levels, flooding and...
By: Zack Metcalfe At one time, the American chestnut made up a full quarter of all trees in the mixed deciduous forests of eastern North America, conquering canopies from southern New England north into Ontario. The King of the Forest,...
I recently returned from Las Vegas. Let me tell you about it. Anyone who knows me, knows I love Britney Spears, I always have. She’s was one of very few remaining stops on my concert bucket list, but I didn’t...
In 1978 two teams from the parish of Petit de Grat stole the attention of baseball fans. The Alderney Point Thunderbolts took the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) title by defeating the Louisdale Braves. Although the Red Caps failed to...
Many of you might not know that this column is written five days – sometimes six – before it appears in The Reporter. As a result, I need to choose a topic that will still capture your minds and hearts...
Over the last few weeks, Prime Minister Trudeau has been credibly accused by his own Attorney General, Jody Wilson-Raybould, of politically interfering in the criminal prosecution of a well-connected engineering firm. It’s now beyond dispute that he and his office...
More establishments are going with self-serve check-outs that do not deal with cash sales. Why would companies want in-store self-serve centers to make a convenient shopping pleasure for some of their customers, while inconveniencing the other percentage of their...
Watching the behaviour of the Mining Association of Nova Scotia (MANS) reminds me of the Clue board game. The detectives’ inquiry is to understand what MANS is up to (the imaginary crime), what instruments are being used to meet...
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