Tuesday, September 18, 2018
My Facebook timeline tells me it is about time for my annual television review, and since I am nothing if not a creature of habit, here we go. Please keep in mind I don’t care what you think about my...
On July 8, 1773, a rickety 20-year-old Dutch ship left Loch Broom on the west coast of Scotland with 189 displaced Highland Scots on board seeking a new life in the wilderness of eastern Canada. Like some of the vessels...
As I am on vacation, it’s time for a vacation column. Usually that means making fun of a movie but I think the revival of Mystery Science Theatre has that covered so I’ll have to go a different route. After...
Four teams comprised the 1961 Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL): Petit de Grat Red Caps, River Bourgeois Tigers, Port Hawkesbury, and L’Ardoise Ramblers. The rivalry between Petit de Grat and River Bourgeois was resumed. In a June 18 contest, the...
It has been a very interesting few weeks in politics, hasn’t it? This being election season, you’re stuck with it, whether or not you follow it. And while the platforms and party politics are interesting, the most fascinating part of...

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Even as it became all too clear that we were going to have a provincial election this spring, I wasn’t prepared for this campaign to have such a record-setting nature. No, I’m not talking about the shortness of the campaign,...
With the provincial election almost over, anticipation is running high as to what will happen on May 30. Without the ability to predict the results, especially considering this province’s tumultuous recent history, reviewing provincial and local results from the 2006,...
Isidore LeBlanc was the first Acadian cabinet minister in Nova Scotia. Born in a county where Acadians formed the majority, LeBlanc repeatedly defended the right of Acadian children to be educated in their own language. On April 17, 1879, he addressed...
‘Tis the season for heart-shaped lockets, bouquets of lillies, sappy cards, and supper out at a restaurant. That’s right, boys and girls – we’re right in the thick of Mother’s Day season. (Disclaimer: Dads are great. I have an awesome...
Yep, the election is in full swing. You can almost smell the desperation and longing for attention. As a person who dislikes politics in all forms, here’s a little survivor’s guide to making it out of this election with at...
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