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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...

COLUMN: Wealth advice from Jennifer Rideout, Assante Capital

What to Expect When You’re Investing Depending on your level of investment knowledge, you may be wondering just what you can expect from your portfolio. There’s good news and bad news on this front. The...

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: Talking about Trauma

By Shelley Clee For the record, I am not an expert on trauma. I do not have a degree in psychology or social work. I am, however, a parent of a child with documented childhood...
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Bill’s Blog: August

Summer is in full swing and I hope you are enjoying and experiencing beautiful Nova Scotia.  Please be careful in your travels, http://novascotia.ca/tran/roadsafety/roadsafety.asp wherever you are travelling this summer. The bridge is out at Highway...
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Making an informed choice

Just like the sand in the hour glass, time is running out for Councillor Barry Dalrymple as the representative on HRM regional council for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley. Some will be happy to see Dalrymple’s two...
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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...

#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...

COLUMN: Wealth advice from Jennifer Rideout, Assante Capital

Being Mindful: Understanding How Our Brains Affect Our Investing Human beings are inherently psychological creatures. We get worked up watching our favourite sports teams and cry during sad movies. And we often fear flying more...
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