Thursday, September 19, 2019
What with the dazzling number of storm days in the last few weeks, it’s high time to offer my list of favourite storm day activities. Sure, I am an adult and storm days, for me, mean working from home,...
St Charles Lwanga Secondary School is located near Nairobi, Kenya. Its mission is to provide an education and a home for abandoned street children, orphans or those too poor to pay school tuition. Since 2012, Inverness County Cares has been...

Bill 75

I had a column all ready to submit tonight for the publishing deadline, but then today happened. I am sitting on my couch with my jaw hanging open. It’s no secret that I am in favour of a complete overhaul...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. He wrote Riviere-Bourgeois from which this history...
Our flight takes us down the valley of the South West Margaree River. At Margaree Forks, the North East Margaree River joins in and we turn slightly westward, following the combined Margaree Rivers. We fly over the “Big Intervale” past...
I listened to an interview on CBC Radio’s Information Morning last month in which Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton was interviewed as part of their year-end 2016 program. I congratulate her in her new role as Mayor of Port Hawkesbury...
A determined group of Nova Scotia taxpayers is working to hold municipal officials and staff accountable for how they are spending, and in some cases covering up their spending, of our tax dollars. Although we have a Municipal Government Act,...
It was not surprising that a legal challenge of changes to provincial electoral boundaries was successful. On January 24, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal concluded a 2012 change to Nova Scotia’s electoral boundaries violated Section 3 of the Canadian...
It was bound to happen. It was only a matter of time before somewhere, sometime, somehow, the universal disease of self-aggrandizement combined with our unnerving penchant for voyeurism to produce tragedy. I read a lot of terrible things on-line, but...
So nothing’s happening in the world, right? Everything is sunshine and roses? Excellent. Time to write about something no one else will care about but me. Here we go. I’m planning on starting a podcast this year. Why? Well, because I...
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