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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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COLUMN: Suffering through the perils of mental illnesses

Since I have informed people that I have been diagnosed with and am struggling with depression, the reaction has been much different than I expected. I had expected a different reaction, one that contained the...
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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...
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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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Bill’s Blog (September)

Office Hours in Beaver Bank I am pleased to host constituency office hours in Beaver Bank at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre on the third Monday of the month between 1 – 3 p.m....
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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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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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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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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...

MPS News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, January was a busy but exciting month for our riding. It was the first time in our history that a sitting Prime Minister has visited Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook. Not only was I proud to host...
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