St Charles Lwanga Secondary School is located near Nairobi, Kenya. Its mission is to provide an education and a home for abandoned street children, orphans or those too poor to pay school tuition. Since 2012, Inverness County Cares has been...
Cathy and I were in Halifax for about 48 hours last week. We didn’t listen to Q104 the entire time we were there, and as a result of the issue I’m about to discuss in this column, we’ll never listen...
Recently my wife Betty and I were relaxing with our glasses of wine while patiently waiting for the full moon’s lunar glow to peek from behind the clouds. During our hour of observation, two cars drove past our home. I...
Housing insecurity and homelessness exist across Nova Scotia in communities of all sizes. While the realities of homelessness might be more visible in the city, people living in rural communities are also dealing with homelessness, where it’s more likely to...
In keeping with a positive mental attitude, I’ve decided to add to my life. When I say that, I really mean improve. As to how or what I will improve, that’s trickier. I have certain goals I want to accomplish,...
Everyone does Christmas differently. At our house, the kids go to bed Christmas Eve without a single present under the tree. Then, when they wake up at an ungodly hour, they come barreling down the stairs to see that Santa...
In 2016, according to Statistics Canada, 92.5 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and older, or roughly 27.3 million people, reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with life. This is a very interesting statistic and I often...
Is it safe anywhere anymore? That’s the question we keep asking ourselves and each other. No place seems to be safe from homicidal craziness, and the massacre in Las Vegas has only helped to worsen people’s growing unease. Over the past...
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...
Living in a corner of the world like ours, where outmigration is an ever-present reality, we should always congratulate entrepreneurs who make things happen right here at home. In Antigonish, a refugee family is establishing itself as one of our...
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