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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...

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...

#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...

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...

OP-ED: Providers speak up for health care, patients

The following is an OP-ED by Premier Tim Houston: Over the last few days, Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson, our health leadership team and I have been touring the province, meeting with front-line health-care...

COLUMN: MLA News with MLA Brian Wong

I want to thank the people of Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank for electing me as your representative in the Nova Scotia Legislature. I promise to work hard and do my best to find solutions to...
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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...

EDITORIAL: Sign wars – a nice distraction from the gloom

It all started in East Hants with a sign at McNeill’s Shell that said “Who wants to go tow to tow. Big Dog Sign Wars.” The last line refers to the Truro radio station, Big...

My interview with Pat Healey, Super Community Reporter

By Sam Lirette Learning Centre student at G.P. Vanier FALL RIVER: Last week I met Pat Healey for an interview. I wanted to interview a reporter because I want to be a reporter. I shared my...
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