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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...
A disclaimer: I have never read Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables series, nor have I seen the Charlottetown festival’s long-running musical version. Now that some of you have already begun the arrangements for my deportation from Canada (or...
Besides some medical appointments, this is the third time in the last two years that Strait Area Transit (SAT) has been a saviour for my mother. Recently, my mother lost a brother and because of SAT, she was able to...
The Reporter’s annual “Industrial Forecast and Review” supplement to the weekly newspaper is now available. In the supplement, this paper speaks with the owners, operators, officials, and others involved with the major industry, employers, businesses, services, infrastructure, and suppliers in...
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,...
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