Last week while I was out for a run along an unpaved rural roadway, I came upon a message that had been scratched in the gravel. It was simple in its wording but powerful with its intent: “Have a...
When I started last week’s column, I had a feeling that I’d require a little more space and time to fit in all my thoughts about several leagues’ worth of play-off hockey happenings, and I was right.
Eventually, the federal government made the right decision by shelving a proposed airport project for Inverness County, but how long it will be sidelined is anyone’s guess. On July 25, the Minister of Rural Economic Development, Bernadette Jordan,...
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The Seniors Take Action Coalition (STAC) is an organization that advocates on behalf of seniors throughout the Strait-Richmond area of Nova Scotia.
Looking back over the decades and, indeed, centuries, it is amazing to observe the numerous family names that once were common in this area. One of those names that no longer holds a place here is Kelly.
Known as Dr. A.A. in Arichat, Aime-Alexandre LeBlanc was born (1861) and raised in Memramcook, New Brunswick. His father was André LeBlanc, his mother Marie-Claire Bourque, both descended from old Acadian families. He studied at St. Joseph’s...
Seeing as how I have never watched an entire baseball game all the way through on television, I might as well do a running Diary of Game 7. Since both teams haven't won the title since at least the 40s...
After being accused of inaction and indecision in protecting the moderate livelihood fishery in the southwest part of Nova Scotia, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) continues facing criticism. Recently, the Assembly of...
“Good morning, everybody, and welcome to our weekly government caucus meeting. You might recall that we had a little surprise last week, when a couple of our MPs dressed up as those loveable old balcony hecklers from The Muppet...
On the first Sunday morning in April, I found out that Jean McNamara had passed away the previous day. (Among other things, this means God shared her with us for precisely 72 years and one day.) Roughly six hours later,...




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