Friday, December 14, 2018
I thought we were far enough into the winter that this wouldn’t be a problem, but sadly, it appears that the Christmas toys found under several trees across the province are as defective as their poorly-built predecessors. So I have...
In the Province of Nova Scotia, fuel prices are constantly changing. The prices at the gas pumps are up and down like a yo-yo. How fuel price changes affect you and your family depends on your weekly, bi-weekly or monthly...
A study commissioned by the provincial government threw cold water on plans to twin highways in some parts of the Strait area, but also opened the possibility for upgrades to other sections of Highway 104. A report from CBCL Limited...
Bourke, Marie December 29, 1899 to January 1, 1900. age eight months, parents Vital Bourke and Louise Langlois, present Neuman Pertus and Vital Landry Petitpas, Joseph Louis January 12, 1900 to January 14, 1900, age six weeks, parents Jerome Petitpas...
The Cheticamp River originates on the northern plateau of Cape Breton and flows some 25 or so kilometres westward to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Beginning in peat bogs, barrens and small lakes on top of the plateau, it starts...
“Welcome to ‘Flap Your Gums,’ the segment of our show that celebrates the opinions of ordinary folks like you and me. Well, not exactly like me, because I’m sure the rest of you aren’t outfitted by the best men’s...
There was another mass shooting. Actually, if we’re nitpicking, there have been a total of 16 mass shootings in the United States in the less-than-three short weeks of 2017. Sixteen. Think about that. The one I’m referring to is the...
The recent meeting between councils with the Town of Antigonish and Municipality of Antigonish County is a harbinger of things to come. On January 10, the municipal councils met at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish. Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher said...
You know that line about how people have the love life they think they deserve? Well, apparently, the US thinks they deserve Donald Trump as their political leader. How did this happen? Being a political know-nothing and not American, I’m...
On the lower street near the site of the Government Wharf now stand the Premium Seafood shrimp plant and the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home. In 1935, this latter site accommodated the home of Roddie and Ethel (Boucher) MacDonald. The front...
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