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COLUMN: MPs News & Views

Dear Residents, I would first like to take the time to thank everyone for coming out to our Town Hall meetings. We had two separate meetings, one discussing Veterans Affairs on Sept. 14 and the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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