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#AsktheVet: Pets as Christmas presents

Ask the Vet is sponsored by: The holidays are usually a joyful time of the year when people come together, celebrate and exchange gifts. Sometimes gift giving can include the giving of pets. A longstanding belief,...

Statement from Premier McNeil on Remembrance Day

Tomorrow, as we do every year, Nova Scotians will thank and honour those who have served, and continue to serve, for protecting the rights and freedoms we enjoy today.Our Remembrance Day events will look...
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MPs News and Views – by MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, I would first like to wish you all a happy New Year. I hope your holiday season was pleasant and that you are ready to start the New Year. I am looking forward...
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COLUMN: Talking out my depression, anxiety

Talking. That’s the key thing for a person with depression. Unfortunately, for many they don’t talk and that allows the dark demons to build up and take over. And by then it’s too late to...

COLUMN: MPs News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Happy Back to School! I hope you all had a relaxing summer and are ready for the fall. I certainly had a busy summer and I would like to share the activities I participated...
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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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EDITORIAL: Speed bumps – the answer or a hindrance?

The Halifax Traffic Authority announced recently it approved speed bumps in several community residential streets in Fall River and Windsor Junction, along with other areas in HRM. The news was meant with a mixture of...

COLUMN: Separation agreements – the what, why, and how

This column is submitted by Fall River Law. So, what is a separation agreement?  On its face this seems like an easy answer.  It is a contract that a couple makes when they decide to...

COLUMN: Behavioural Biases and Investing

People, by their nature, are biased. Another way of saying this is that everyone tends to preference some things over others, sometimes unfairly. Perhaps you’re biased towards one sports team. Or maybe you’d rather...
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Bill’s Blog (September)

Office Hours in Beaver Bank I am pleased to host constituency office hours in Beaver Bank at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre on the third Monday of the month between 1 – 3 p.m....
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