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I have been a palliative care volunteer since 1982. We have a great organization because of all the dedicated people who started palliative care at Strait-Richmond. It was wonderful to have Dr. Martel join us to help people die at home...
A provincial newspaper has an article on the study carried out by some consultant regarding container terminals for this province. As usual, the report reflects the pattern which has not changed in my lifetime. Everything is to be in Halifax,...
In response to Mr. Clarence Landry’s comments on the horrendous condition of the Fleur-de-Lis Trail between St. Peter’s and Fourchu, I concur. It is a dangerous highway at any time of year, but especially so in winter....
Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In June of 1995, the Special Senate Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide recommended governments make palliative care programs a top priority in the restructuring of the...
On March 8, International Women’s Day, women from around the world will join together with a shared purpose. We will reflect on the amazing strides we have made and how much more we have to do to achieve gender...
Canadian workers have been facing a direct threat to their livelihood for months. And despite having over a year to prepare for this situation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have made it clear that they don’t...
Women represent over half of the Canadian population but hold only 26 per cent of the seats in the House of Commons. This is wrong. In the 150-year history of our country, only nine women from Nova Scotia have been...
Discussions about sexual conduct are sometimes taboo and can be rife with stigma and cultural repercussions, and have been frowned upon, but that is changing - I hope. While being a controversial topic, sexual behaviours are personal and private realities...
Due to recent confusion around the role of a nurse practitioner, the Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre would like to offer some clarity and dispel any misinformation that is out there. Nurse practitioners are registered...
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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