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On July 17 Premier Rankin called for an election to be held later this month. My curious mind asks why such timing? When something as important to Nova Scotians as electing its government is...
It puzzles me why some people do not like to acknowledge their birth dates. Many of us older folks grumble about having birthdays but such occurrences are our realities to be alive so instead...
October 17 was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day promotes dialogue and understanding between people living in poverty and their communities, and society at large. This year’s theme was “Acting together to...
On July 18, the Liberal government unveiled the first phase of the pre-primary program they announced during the provincial election campaign. While it’s true that this province is in dire need of quality, affordable early childhood education options, that need...
For the past 30 years, I have served as the coordinator of the Port Hawkesbury Seasonal Services Project, providing Christmas dinners to many families in our town. It has been a very rewarding and fulfilling position and I am...
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...
Doctors are worried about your health. In the wake of COVID-19, waiting rooms across Nova Scotia are empty. Patients are not seeing their doctors for routine appointments. You might think we’re not providing...
The COVID-19 virus is destructive world-wide, and causing serious illness along with deaths. It will attack any individual who is unfortunate to cross its path and it will show no mercy whatsoever. COVID-19 has become World...
Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government recently passed a milestone. Sadly, it’s an expensive one for Canadian taxpayers. Our government’s market debt topped $1 trillion not long ago. That means Canadian taxpayers owe interest payments on $1 trillion in outstanding bills. It’s another...
More establishments are going with self-serve check-outs that do not deal with cash sales. Why would companies want in-store self-serve centers to make a convenient shopping pleasure for some of their customers, while inconveniencing the other percentage of their...




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