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#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...

Editorial Cartoon

This is something we likely won't have much of here on The Laker News digital website, but we thought we would share an Editorial Cartoon that was a team effort. It was drawn by...

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...

OP-ED: COVID19 a blessing?

As I try to wrap my head around the tragic events of April 18-19 in Portapique, Wentworth, Debert, Shubenacadie, and Enfield, I think about the worse case scenario. What if we weren’t in the COVID19...

COLUMN: Healthcare recruitment efforts paying off

The following is the monthly column from Premier Tim Houston It’s no secret we need more people working in healthcare. Recruitment and retention are the biggest challenges facing our system. It impacts how quickly Nova Scotians...

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...

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...

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...

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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