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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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OPINION: Voter turnout again disappoints

37.81 per cent. That’s all that took the time in District 1 to head to the polls and cast their right to vote. Why? Why was the turnout just 5,959 voters of an eligible 15,762...
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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: 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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Bill’s Blog with MLA Bill Horne

Fall River Lions Christmas Express – Donation Drop Off The Fall River Lions Christmas Express is an annual event that provides Christmas baskets for over 100 families in the Waverley-Fall River area including Lakeview, Windsor...
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MPs News and Views – by MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, I would first like to wish you all a happy New Year. I hope your holiday season was pleasant and that you are ready to start the New Year. I am looking forward...
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EDITORIAL: Snow day closures anything but a “crisis”

I can finally agree with Education Minister Karen Casey on something when it comes to education—the closure of our schools when there is inclement wintry weather is not a crisis, as a so-called “expert”...
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Opinion: Teacher pleads with Premier to do the right thing

Editor's note: This is a letter that was sent to Premier Stephen McNeil. Dear Premier McNeil, I am a 20-year veteran teacher in Nova Scotia. I implore you to listen to what I am and my...
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OPINION: Depression needs to be talked about more

I have depression. It is one word, but so hard to say it without the fear of being stigmatized. I finally broke free of keeping what I was feeling inside after my colleagues recognized something...
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LETTER: A Toxic Soup of Painkillers – Thoughts on the Opioid Epidemic

To the Editor: The opioid epidemic that is gripping North America is an emerging issue for Nova Scotians and for our health-care system. Misuse of opioids, such as hydromorphone, oxycodone and morphine, has been a...