Wednesday, January 22, 2020
St. Peter’s and Port Hawkesbury restaurants have common problems with parking lot safety. Well-marked, but poorly designed signage while trying to enter or exit the parking lots make for an unsafe entrance or exit for their customers.
Communication efforts with Mulgrave Fire Chief Mike Breen have included efforts to curb his practice of executing spends without purchase orders, seeking payments without adequate paperwork and failure to account for the operational and regulatory status of the department.
Amid local and provincial attempts to fight problems in the health care system, it was very disappointing to learn that two emergency departments in the Strait area were closed a total of 1,664-hours during 2018-19. According...
There is no virtue in recalling the exact moment it occurred. At this point, it might be better to make acceptance (and tissues) your primary focus. It’s tempting to imagine how (and when) this...
To recap, I wrote a column last spring expounding on the climatic consequences of eating meat and dairy, and shamelessly promoted veganism. In it I quoted a landmark study published last year in the journal Science, concluding that,...
Inverness County Cares (ICC) is a local charitable organization founded in 2012 and based in Inverness County with a mandate to assist children who are in desperate need. Their current project involves supporting two schools for albino and visually impaired...
Like a growing number of Canadians, especially those in rural areas without local access to the merchandise they’re looking for, I did most of my holiday shopping on-line; in my pajamas, hair up in a mom bun, coffee in hand,...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
As I’ve mentioned previously in this column space, I have an “in” with Santa this year, so I’m privy to all kinds of North Pole news that might otherwise go unreported. Which is why I can...
Approximately four years ago, I had a gallbladder attack following cancer surgery. I was taken to the Strait-Richmond Hospital’s emergency department, where I was immediately treated and sent to Antigonish for surgery. I...


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