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COLUMN: MPs News & Views with Darrell Samson

SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE! This month marks the official start of summer! With the warmer weather and longer daylight hours, we are seeing other welcome signs of the season too, as local food trucks and ice...

COLUMN: MP’s News & Views with Darrell Samson

This column sponsored by: Update on Ukraine At the time of writing this, Ukraine has been under siege for almost one month with Russian forces invading their cities and causing unfathomable chaos. By flagrantly breaking established...

COLUMN: Wealth advice from Jennifer Rideout, Assante Capital

This column is brought to you by: A Loss vs. A Decline (There’s a Big Difference) Imagine it’s November 2008 and two people are looking at their portfolios. They both see that the stock market has...

COLUMN: MP’s News & Views with Darrell Samson

Wishing you all a Happy Easter! Spring has sprung, with the promise of new signs of life all around us. As the days get increasingly longer, we will see the grass turning greener, leaves sprouting...

COLUMN: Wealth advice from Jennifer Rideout, Assante Capital

This column brought to you by: Volatility: A Misunderstood Friend in Disguise When markets become rocky, the term volatility gets used a lot. For some investors, it’s a bit of a scary word, often used to...

EDITORIAL: Respecting each other as COVID-19 restrictions lift

We all need to remember to be kind. Each of us saw the COVID-19 public health restrictions that we had over the past two years differently, some were good with them, others thought they shouldn't...

COLUMN: Wealth advice from Jennifer Rideout, Assante Capital

How to Reduce Your Portfolio’s Volatility In a prior post, we likened market volatility to going to the dentist: unpleasant, but ultimately good for you. Volatility brings with it opportunities (often lower stock prices, for...

MP’s News & Views with Darrell Samson: New Year’s message

This column provided by: New Year Message 2021 proved to be another difficult year as the global pandemic continued to affect our lives in ways we wouldn’t have imagined just a few years ago.  With the holiday...

MP’s News & Views: Holiday greetings from MP Darrell Samson

THE YEAR IN REVIEW As 2021 draws to a close, there is much to reflect on.  It was another difficult year for many people in our riding as we faced ongoing challenges from the pandemic....

OP-ED: Dr. Strang has a Christmas wish for Nova Scotians – slow down

This is an excerpt from Dr. Robert Strang's ending of his speech during the Dec. 21 COVID-19 Briefing. "I want to end today speaking from my heart. This is a worrisome, sad and frustrating time. As your...
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