I’m pleased to report that my cleanse continues to be very successful. I have no idea what Donald Trump, Stephen McNeil, or any other politician is doing, and it feels great to not have that information, if only for a...
It’s been a week or three since my last random thoughts column, so how about a new one? Sure, the demand is low, but that’s only because the quality of the columns is also low, so it balances out. (I’m...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928, he spent three years at agricultural school. There he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he...
At about 7 a.m. in the morning on Thursday, February 16 in Ruai, Kenya, 280-plus students were on parade to pray, sing and give words of welcome to Fr. Duncan MacIsaac (Stella Maris and St Margaret’s parish priest), representing...
International Women’s Day felt a little different this year. For one thing, there seemed to be an air of hopelessness to it. Women have made incredible strides over the past year, on the local, national and international scale, and yet...
A series of recent arrests and charges against Strait area residents for their involvement in the distribution and sale of illegal drugs shows just how bad the drug problem has become. Inverness District RCMP got the ball rolling in January...
I’ve followed the NHL for nearly three decades, but it’s pretty safe to say that I have never seen anything like the P.K. Subban phenomenon, on and off the ice. And that’s a statement that I could have made before,...
The little plane dropped down over the coastline at Margaree. We leveled off and started along the coast towards Inverness. A short distance away from the coast, the air became smoother and we dropped down to about 500 feet above...
I have this document on my laptop that I use to compile useless trivia. I’ve had one for years, and since it’s come in handy so many times, I’ll probably always have one. Its word count is in the...
Continuing east past the old municipal building and on the same side of the road were the properties of son and father Raymond and Charlie LeBlanc. Raymond (who died in 1972) followed his father to sea and was married to...
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