Thursday, January 17, 2019
Those who know me well should not be surprised that I’m still thinking about Kermit the Frog today, even though it’s been over three weeks since I learned that my favourite amphibian has a new puppeteer (and two weeks...
This has been an impossibly difficult week. My grandmother passed away. She was less than two weeks away from her 101st birthday and in good health, but she suffered a stroke from which she didn’t recover, and passed peacefully at...
Richmond County Canada, District No. 41 Richmond, Sub-District No. 6 Taken by Daniel Sampson, April 6, 1891 Text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot, Burke, Cordeau, Dugas, Fougere,...
In the early 1970s, government policy made it possible for teams to apply for and use monies to build or upgrade baseball fields. New facilities sprang up in Rocky Bay, Arichat and Louisdale. The 1971 season of the RABA saw...
As anyone with a working pair of ears or eyes is aware, the Trump White House has not been having a good week, or month, actually, you might as well say year. Donald Trump’s entire presidency has been plagued...
With a lot on my mind, it’s obviously time to reassess my rankings of barbeque foods. I know I’ve written about this before but this is the first summer I’ve eaten meat in 10 years, so I might as well...
Another example of how outside-the-box thinking that can greatly benefit the Strait area took place recently during a community festival. For the annual Seaside Lobsterfest, two local fishermen volunteered to become tour guides, which attracted approximately 250 people. The tours hosted...
As I watched the remarkable footage of Halifax municipal crews placing a black shroud over the likeness of city founder Edward Cornwallis amidst a large crowd of cheering protestors, my mind flashed to a story I had recently read...
I am writing to correct information in a story entitled “Activists pleased with response to ‘Unsettling Canada’ protest on Causeway” which appeared in the July 12 edition of The Reporter. The plan at the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project is...
January 31, 1916: Joseph Marchand, son of Abram Marchand, married Marie Bertina Thibeau, daughter of Edouard Thibeau, witnesses Henri Boudreau and Clara Marchand February15, 1916: Amedée Goyètche, son of Norbert Goyètche, married Marie Emma Boudreau, daughter of William D. Boudreau,...
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