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We hear Cabot Links is a proposing a commercial airport for Inverness, suggesting it would help attract more people to Cape Breton Island’s tourism attractions. It appears the $18 million to pay for it would be ours. No word on...
I am writing in support of one of the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) initiatives to engage community members to improve the health and well-being of Nova Scotians. I recently had the opportunity to sit as a public advisor to...
The better you are prepared, the better chance you will have of staying on top of everything that is coming your way, has been advice that most parents have tried to pass on to their children from time immemorial. Another...
Last week, the Liberal government said if Nova Scotians want to know how much they are paying for the secret Liberal ferry deal, they’d have to take the government to court. Your tax dollars pay for the deal, but the...
If all politics are local politics, then federal election candidates need to get back to their grassroots and acknowledge the role municipalities play in serving all Canadians. Although most candidates will echo the line that “municipal government...
It was with profound shock and disappointment that I learned of the choice by the Municipality of the County of Richmond to reverse a decision of the Committee-of-the-Whole of December 14, 2016, to provide interim funding to support the...
Fifty years ago, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin witnessed a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California that killed an estimated 3,500 sea birds, as well as marine animals such as dolphins, elephant seals, and sea lions.
With reference to the conditions that allowed for the formation of the United Nations, Sir Winston Churchill has been credited with stating: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Some would argue that we are...
People in rural Nova Scotia continue to express frustration with the speed of their Internet connection.  What is the broadband industry and government doing to fix this? A recent announcement by Eastlink holds promise for Inverness County, provided you live...
In 1758, Nova Scotia was the first representative government in British North America. In 1784, New Brunswick, PEI and Cape Breton Island were granted status as British colonies. In 1820, Nova Scotia circumvented the Royal Charter and administratively annexed...


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