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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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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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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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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 – 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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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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OPINION: Child poverty needs to be addressed

It would seem that some don’t think child poverty is a problem in Fall River because it is a wealthy community. At least that’s the vibe I get from the coffee shops, talking to...
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The subjectivity of being “politically correct”

Everyone is offended by everything these days and I think it’s about time we all start to suck it up, because guess what … frankly, there are very few people who give a hoot...
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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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EDITORIAL: The poison that is Donald Trump

A week into his Presidency and the poison Donald Trump sows has become quite clear very quickly to everyone, but his supporters. Trump issued an Executive Order barring travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering...
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