Peace in the park

I had some flexibility in my schedule after running a few errands on a recent weekday afternoon, so I decided to spend a little time in a place that I visit all too infrequently. Of course, it wasn’t my first...
The Strait area was deeply affected by the recent passing of former Member of Parliament and federal cabinet minister Allan J. MacEachen. MacEachen passed away on September 12 at the age of 96. He was born and raised in Inverness...
Located between Mabou and Inverness is a small range of hills known as the Mabou Highlands. They make up an oval-shaped pattern about 10 miles long and six miles wide. The tops of the hills range up to 1,000 feet...
I have never been able to understand what Ivanka Trump is doing hanging around the white house - sorry, not sorry. She has been mostly mum on the issues she claimed to be so passionate about before the Trump...
I’m sick today so it looks like you folks are stuck with another random thoughts column. Apologies. Alright let us settle this once and for all. The hotdog is a sandwich. Yeah, yeah cry foul all you want, but the...
Pierre Hudon LeNoir was the son of Thomas Mélaine Lenoir and Victoire Ursule Thériault. Pierre was a lawyer in Halifax. He married Fannie Sophie Smith and they were prominent citizens in the social circles in Halifax. Fannie lived to...
As a child and a teenager growing up in L’Ardoise, I got much of my early political education on Sunday mornings at my grandparents’ house, when my family would get together after Mass and hash out the issues of...
I am a medical doctor, a family practitioner aged 66, who has practiced in a group here in the Strait since 1976. For the first 20 years, I was not entitled to incorporate, and for the following 20 years, I...
On September 9, Tareq Hadhad and his family cut the ribbon on their new Peace By Chocolate factory in Antigonish. Tareq was the first of his family to arrive in Antigonish, after leaving the war torn country of Syria. When...
There was an unexpected, but nonetheless welcome, item of good news for local residents, fishermen and boaters. Fisheries and Oceans Canada recently confirmed plans by the Canadian Coast Guard to replace the lighthouse on Jerseyman’s Island - just off Arichat...
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