Thursday, February 22, 2018

Editorial

Laker-editorial

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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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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COLUMN: Bill’s Blog by Bill Horne, MLA

November 11th – Remembrance Day I wish to express my gratitude to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces on this Remembrance Day and honour the memory of those members of the Canadian...
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OPINION: Voter turnout again disappoints

37.81 per cent. That’s all that took the time in District 1 to head to the polls and cast their right to vote. Why? Why was the turnout just 5,959 voters of an eligible 15,762...
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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

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...
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COLUMN: MLAs highlight goals for sitting of house

Friends, With the fall sitting of the House of Assembly set to open on Oct. 13, we thought now would be a good time to both look back at the summer and get ready for...
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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 (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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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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