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EDITORIAL: McNeil Liberals digging their grave

Nova Scotia’s Liberal government isn’t thinking about the children. That is what many little ones and junior/high school students were left thinking after Education Minister Karen Casey announced Dec. 3 that students would be locked...

COLUMN: Not letting depression stop me

Do you ever have days where you want to just stay in bed, under the warm blankets and not get up? I don’t mean those days you want to be lazy or are still...
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OPINION: Nike confronting social injustices with Kaepernick

Despite all the hate on social media, the decision by Nike to go with controversial former NFL Super Bowl QB Colin Kaepernick for their 30th anniversary #JustDoIt” campaign is a wise one. At first blush...
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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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Bill’s Blog – December 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I wish you and your family a holiday season that is filled with happiness and cheer. It is an honour and pleasure to meet and work with many...
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LETTER: Seniors looking toward final approval of Carr Farm project

To the Editor: In response to the comments written by Alan Joyce on behalf of the “Fall River Seniors Housing Group” regarding the development of the Baker/Carr Farm property. It disappoints and saddens me to think,...
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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: 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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LETTER: Questions about development unanswered

To the Editor: In response to Brian Hayes’ piece in The Chronicle Herald of September 3, 2018: “Fall River senior living proposal gets support." To establish the proposed 360-unit, five-building seniors complex at the Baker/Carr...
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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...