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LETTER: A Smile Day for Pat scheduled for May 26

To the Editor: Pat Healey, our local Laker and Weekly Press reporter for many years has always been much more than that.  Pat has been a tremendous community supporter, a friend to all, a volunteer...

OP-ED: Restrictions frustrating, challenging

HALIFAX: The following is an excerpt of the speech given by Dr. Robert Strang, Chief medical officer of health for N.S., during the COVID19 briefing. “If this pattern continues, we may be able to lift...

A SMILE-filled thank you!

Who would have thought a simple conversation about me needing dental surgery would have blossomed into what Pat’s Smile Day turned out to be. In December 2017, I mentioned to Barry Dalrymple, who I have...

HEALEY: NSians are better than plate-shaming stories

The number of stories about people being plate shamed for being outside the Atlantic Bubble and driving throughout N.S., N.B., PEI or NL have been outstanding. Specifically in N.S., I know of five families who...

DR. STRANG: The last part of any marathon is the hardest

The following is an except of the remarks made by Dr. Robert Strang, Chief medical officer of health for the province, during the COVID-19 briefing on May 7. Our situation is critical, especially in the...
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EDITORIAL: Decisions not made easily

There has been a lot of negative comments left on Social Media following the decision to postpone the Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights and FRABA Tree Lighting. The decision to do so was...
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LETTER: Questions about development unanswered

To the Editor: In response to Brian Hayes’ piece in The Chronicle Herald of September 3, 2018: “Fall River senior living proposal gets support." To establish the proposed 360-unit, five-building seniors complex at the Baker/Carr...

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...

#Election2019 Candidate Profile: Get to know People’s Party of Canada’s Sybil Hogg

Hogg is running for PPC in Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Name: Sybil Hogg Community: Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Family: Growing up, all four of my parents served in the Canadian Armed Forces. Two of them are currently serving in Ottawa. My paternal...

#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 small Cape Breton community to loving, hard-working parents. I am the grandson of a...
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