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COLUMN: Wellness Within: Setting Up a Home Workout Space

This column is written by Deborah Peddle-Hann from Journey 2 Wellness We know we need to ‘stay the blazes home’, and with the second wave starting, we are doing our best to keep ourselves, our...

Dr Strang: “If there’s ever been a time to be vigilant, this is it.”

The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia' chief medical officer of health, from the Nov. 9 COVID19 briefing. "This should be a wake-up call for all of us. "We have been...

COLUMN: A Thanksgiving message from MP Darrell Samson

It’s hard to believe that October is here already and we’ll soon be celebrating Thanksgiving. 2020 has been a difficult year around the world, but as we all know, Nova Scotia was hit particularly hard...

Travel: Amherst Shore the perfect spot to recharge

This is a column about Pat Healey's recent staycation to cottage country on the Northumberland Strait in rural Cumberland County. LORNEVILLE: I never understood what people were talking about before when they would say...

OPINION: Inquiry and nothing but for victims families, responding officers

The worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history deserves an inquiry. It is as simple as that. Pretty common sense right? Well, it seems the federal and provincial governments disagree. What the provincial and federal governments...

COLUMN: Ask the Vet with Dr. Juanita Ashton, Elmsdale Vet

APRIL 13, 2020. Andrea Francheville asked a question about her French Bulldog, Benedict: “Good morning, I have a question for Dr Ashton. As the warmer weather is starting to show, my pups paws are getting...

COLUMN: Ask the Vet with Dr. Juanita Ashton, Elmsdale Vet

Jessica Bennett: How do we heal rough pads on our dog's paws? Is it normal for dogs to get rough pads in winter? Dr. Juanita: Thanks Jessica for the great question! Many pet...

COLUMN: Not letting depression stop me

Do you ever have days where you want to just stay in bed, under the warm blankets and not get up? I don’t mean those days you want to be lazy or are still...

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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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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