Monday, December 17, 2018
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Strait regional school board. My name is Mary Anne MacKeigan Cameron and I live in Troy, currently parenting two children, ages 8 and 10, who are valued students of...
Isidore LeBlanc’s grandfather, Mathurin LeBlanc, was born in Grand Pré. He escaped deportation in 1755 and settled in Arichat some 20 years later. At the time, Arichat was a thriving fishing community based on the entrepreneurial efforts of the Robins,...
I don’t have any distinct style, never have. I wear what’s on sale, and it’s usually black. One thing I am known for, though, is my shoes. I don’t like to wear socks, so I’m the person who will still...
So I occasionally (all the time) write about movies and because I am so incredibly awesome (at being terrible) I am rarely (often) wrong in terms of my predictions about the quality and/or the reception offered to films. However,...
Since the nature of my job dictates that I spend several hours a month on the road – a figure that’s likely to grow exponentially now that we’re into the second week of a provincial election campaign – I’ve...
The thrilling overtime win by the Cape Breton West Islanders in the 2017 TELUS Cup National Midget Championship on April 30 will be talked about for years to come. Overcoming a 4-2 deficit heading into the third period, the Strait...
What did the main street of Arichat look like in 1935, over eighty years ago? Roughly in the center of the village stood the stately and unique Commercial House, a hotel servicing the needs of salesmen, businessmen, and travelers...
In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Lord Almighty, I thank You for always being present to hear my prayers and problems, whether they may be the heaviest burdens or merely the day-to-day issues...
If your objectives are to protect public health and safety, keep marijuana out of the hands of minors and cut illegal profits flowing to organized crime—then the law as it stands today has been an abject failure. Law enforcement agencies...
The questions from the opposition benches over protected Acadian and African Nova Scotian electoral boundaries are missing the bigger picture. Recently, Progressive Conservative Acadian Affairs critic Chris d’Entremont called on Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson to step aside as the...
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