Monday, September 16, 2019

Editorial

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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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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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Bill’s Blog: August

Summer is in full swing and I hope you are enjoying and experiencing beautiful Nova Scotia.  Please be careful in your travels, http://novascotia.ca/tran/roadsafety/roadsafety.asp wherever you are travelling this summer. The bridge is out at Highway...

COLUMN: O’Leary – the little town that could

Last week, I took a mini-vacation to PEI. There was a reason why I would go to the Island after summer has ended and just a few days into the fall season. It was...
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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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COLUMN: Talking out my depression, anxiety

Talking. That’s the key thing for a person with depression. Unfortunately, for many they don’t talk and that allows the dark demons to build up and take over. And...
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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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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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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...

#Election2019 Candidate Profile: Get to know Kevin Copley

Copley is running for the Conservatives in Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Name: Kevin Copley Community: Beaver Bank (Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook) Family: I was born in a...