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COLUMN: MPs News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, A big thank you to everyone who came out to attend our Family Skate at the Sackville Arena on Heritage Day. More than 300 residents enjoyed the light exercise, chili, hot chocolate and...
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COLUMN: Talking out my depression, anxiety

Talking. That’s the key thing for a person with depression. Unfortunately, for many they don’t talk and that allows the dark demons to build up and take over. And...
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EDITORIAL: Decisions not made easily

There has been a lot of negative comments left on Social Media following the decision to postpone the Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights and FRABA Tree Lighting. The decision to do so was...
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LETTER: A Smile Day for Pat scheduled for May 26

To the Editor: Pat Healey, our local Laker and Weekly Press reporter for many years has always been much more than that.  Pat has been a tremendous community supporter, a friend to all, a volunteer...
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OPINION: Slimy politics rears its head

It seems like the anti-Justin Trudeau crowd (namely federal Conservative supporters) are trying to make something out of nothing over allegations in a newspaper editorial from 18 years ago that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
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Bill’s Blog: August

Summer is in full swing and I hope you are enjoying and experiencing beautiful Nova Scotia.  Please be careful in your travels, http://novascotia.ca/tran/roadsafety/roadsafety.asp wherever you are travelling this summer. The bridge is out at Highway...
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Local doctor reacts to Laker article

To the Editor: This is in response to the article which was published in the August 2016 issue of the Laker titled “New doctor coming to Beaver Bank” and is intended to clarify the information...
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New doctor coming to Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A new family doctor will soon be serving residents of Beaver Bank, the local MLA said. In his speech to those at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre’s volunteer board’s annual general meeting...
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Bill’s Blog – by MLA Bill Horne

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and I would like to thank all the hard-working volunteers and organizations that made Christmas enjoyable for everyone in our community. Some of my...
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Rollercoasters aren’t always fun

I’ve never been a fan of rollercoasters—and I can see why after recent ups and downs as I deal with depression. Just like the real rollercoaster, the ones I have had happen lately have you...