What a difference a year can make. One year ago we watched with excitement as Canadians went to the polls and elected a new Liberal government. I was humbled by the trust that you placed in me and I have...
With municipal and school board elections in the Strait area now over, one important question remains; why did so few people vote? On October 15, after voters across the region went to the polls to choose mayors, councillors or school...
A new council has been elected and the Municipality of the County of Richmond is at a pivotal chapter in its history. With the results of a forensic audit now in the hands of elected officials and staff, and the...
The Capt'n Kenny's Fresh fish and chips truck parks in a church parking lot in Port Hawkesbury for a couple of months each year. Recently, his vendor fee skyrocketed from $300 per year to between $1,500$ to $2,000 per year...
Last Spring saw the introduction of an Environmental Bill of Rights for Nova Scotia, which died on the floor with no support from the current McNeil government. This bill had a lot to offer – like real community consent for...
Three years ago this week, in the last issue of The Reporter before the 2013 provincial election, Liberal candidate Michel Samson wrote a letter that was about the loss of pension income to the workers at the Point Tupper...

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We weren’t ready for this. We knew that Hurricane Matthew would leave destruction and even potential death in its wake, and yet we were assured that the system that battered Haiti and the southeastern U.S. would veer away from the...
Q: So, how have things been lately? A: Dude, not this again. Q: What do you mean? A: Whenever you get really desperate for a column you resort to interviewing yourself. It’s tired and ridiculous. Q: How is it tired? This is the...
Richmond County Canada,
District No. 41, Richmond, Sub-District No. 6. Taken By Daniel Sampson on April 6, 1891 with text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford. This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot,...
If I had a quarter for every time I’ve been asked to write something about the recent happenings involving Richmond Municipal Council, I would be rich. Everyone seems to think I’m biding my time and sitting on an explosive opinion...
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