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#AsktheVet: Tips to avoid holiday hazards

This feature is sponsored by: **Guest Author**​Dr. Babin has put together this post about things to be careful of this holiday season to ensure everyone is happy and healthy  With the holiday season soon upon us,...
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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

A Loss vs. A Decline (There’s a Big Difference) Imagine it’s November 2008 and two people are looking at their portfolios. They both see that the stock market has fallen roughly 40% in just over...
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Bill’s Blog – by MLA Bill Horne

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and I would like to thank all the hard-working volunteers and organizations that made Christmas enjoyable for everyone in our community. Some of my...

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...

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...

COLUMN: A Thanksgiving message from MP Darrell Samson

It’s hard to believe that October is here already and we’ll soon be celebrating Thanksgiving. 2020 has been a difficult year around the world, but as we all know, Nova Scotia was hit particularly hard...
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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...

OP-ED: Tax reform needs to be center-piece of COVID19 economic recovery strategy

By Keith BrownBusiness leaders across the country believe Canada’s post-COVID economic recovery will be driven by business and as government considers how best to address this unprecedented challenge, significant tax reform needs to be...

HEALEY: NSians are better than plate-shaming stories

The number of stories about people being plate shamed for being outside the Atlantic Bubble and driving throughout N.S., N.B., PEI or NL have been outstanding. Specifically in N.S., I know of five families who...
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