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OP-ED: N.S. moving in right direction regarding Active Transportation

Submitted by Bicycle N.S. After a year of unprecedented growth in cycling in Nova Scotia, albeit during an unprecedented year of change, Bicycle Nova Scotia (BNS) is pleased to see the Provincial Government take a...
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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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The subjectivity of being “politically correct”

Everyone is offended by everything these days and I think it’s about time we all start to suck it up, because guess what … frankly, there are very few people who give a hoot...
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COLUMN: Suffering through the perils of mental illnesses

Since I have informed people that I have been diagnosed with and am struggling with depression, the reaction has been much different than I expected. I had expected a different reaction, one that contained the...

COLUMN: Beyond the vaccine: Rethinking testing in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and David Mowat COVID-19 has affected us all, but a great deal of the impact has been on older adults, and especially those living in long-term care homes. Eight in 10 deaths...

COLUMN: Big names don’t mean big gains

By Jennifer Rideout, Wealth Advisor, Assante In the world of finance, the media tends to cover the “big names” with awe. They dutifully record the pronouncements of billionaire investors, and scour regulatory filings to see...
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Rollercoasters aren’t always fun

I’ve never been a fan of rollercoasters—and I can see why after recent ups and downs as I deal with depression. Just like the real rollercoaster, the ones I have had happen lately have you...

COLUMN: Bill’s Blog with MLA Bill Horne

Summer Events in Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank I hope you had the opportunity to experience and enjoy the many events and recreational actives available in our beautiful communities. I have enjoyed meeting and talking with many...
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OPINION: Child poverty needs to be addressed

It would seem that some don’t think child poverty is a problem in Fall River because it is a wealthy community. At least that’s the vibe I get from the coffee shops, talking to...

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...
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