Tuesday, October 17, 2017


As many of you already know, this is my last week at The Reporter.Since I’ve been a part of this newsroom for nearly a decade – which extends to almost a dozen years when my previous stint from 1999-2001...
My new friend Andy seemed to need a little convincing.This was his first time at Swim The Canal, after all. He was visiting his parents in Richmond County, with his wife and eight-year-old son from the Dusseldorf-Cologne area of...
“Good evening everybody! Welcome to our first – and probably last – annual Province House Christmas Pageant. I’m your host, Karen Casey.”“Boo!”“Resign!”“Yes, yes, it’s simply grand to see all of you here, too. As your Minister of Education, I...
My year-long Canada 150 pledge to only play CDs by homegrown artists on our car stereo throughout 2017 recently reintroduced me to a pair of talented musicians and composers from my native L’Ardoise.And even though they were featured on...
So there you have it, Nova Scotia: Less than one-fifth of the province’s entire population just determined who’s going to lead you, and for how long.No, that’s not an exaggeration. I truly wish it was. But the numbers, as...

Let it steep

I’ve felt for a long time that the simple act of making tea can be a perfect metaphor for life.After all, just as we all have different ways to live our lives, tea drinkers all have their own way...
As a child and a teenager growing up in L’Ardoise, I got much of my early political education on Sunday mornings at my grandparents’ house, when my family would get together after Mass and hash out the issues of...
There’s an air of familiarity to the Hawkesbury Room, located on the downstairs level of the Maritime Inn on Reeves Street, as we head into the final six hours of St. Patrick’s Day 2017.It’s partly because I’ve been here...
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...
In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen.Lord Almighty, I thank You for always being present to hear my prayers and problems, whether they may be the heaviest burdens or merely the day-to-day issues...
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