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Making an informed choice

Just like the sand in the hour glass, time is running out for Councillor Barry Dalrymple as the representative on HRM regional council for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley. Some will be happy to see Dalrymple’s two...
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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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MPs News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, I would first like to thank all of you for submitting your feedback to us for the Pre-Budget Consultations. Your feedback has been sent to Minister Morneau for his consideration, and I am...
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MP’s News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Greetings friends! It seems like just a couple of weeks ago that we were visiting the beaches across the riding in scorching temperatures. Yet, December is here, and we’ve already had our first snowfall of...

COLUMN: O’Leary – the little town that could

Last week, I took a mini-vacation to PEI. There was a reason why I would go to the Island after summer has ended and just a few days into the fall season. It was...
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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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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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OPINION: Presidency bid or fishing for likes?

The race for presidency has become entertainment news. And I, for one, have never been more proud to be Canadian. Although, I am starting to worry about our neighbours to the south. Actually, I’ve been worried...
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COLUMN: Bill’s blog by MLA Bill Horne

February has been a busy month in our community. I have attended many community meetings and events and especially enjoyed the visitation with Fall River’s Brian Jones of the Toronto Argonauts and his presentation...
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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...
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