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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...
Laker-editorial

OPINION: Voter turnout again disappoints

37.81 per cent. That’s all that took the time in District 1 to head to the polls and cast their right to vote. Why? Why was the turnout just 5,959 voters of an eligible 15,762...

OP-ED: Minister Thompson issues statement on patient’s death

From a release sent to media: CUMBERLAND COUNTY: The following is a statement from Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson. "I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family of the patient who died...

COLUMN: MPs News & Views with Darrell Samson

This column is provided by: NEW ALL-WEATHER TRACK & TURF FIELD On Monday June 26, I was joined by the Honourable Brian Wong, MLA Waverley, Fall River, Beaver Bank, Cathy Deagle Gammon, District 1 Councillor and...

COLUMN: Nursing home workers at catastrophic levels of burnout and trauma

By Carole Estabrooks and Yuting Song It’s been almost a year since nursing home workers began fighting on the front lines of COVID-19. They’ve witnessed and experienced extreme trauma. They’ve seen seniors they care for...
Laker-editorial

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...

Wellness Within: Staying healthy during the holidays – it is possible

This column is done by Journey to Wellness with Deborah Peddle-Hann “It’s the holidays so I can eat more.” “I deserve a treat after a hard year.” “I’ll start fresh in the New Year!” Sound familiar? Yep,...

OP-ED: Student achievement and well-being a priority

The following is an Op-Ed from Becky Druhan, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister. How are our kids doing in school? This is the fundamental question all parents and caregivers have and one I ask...

COLUMN: MPs News and Views with Darrell Samson

This column is brought to you by: The following is the monthly column submitted by Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson: CHANGES TO THE CARBON PRICE IN ATLANTIC CANADA More heat pumps = Lower emissions & Lower energy costs. A...

Premier Houston statement on 25th anniversary of Swissair tragedy

The following is a statement issued by Premier Tim Houston on Swissair Flight 111's 25th anniversary: Late in the evening of September 2, 1998, Nova Scotians first learned of the tragic crash of Swissair Flight...
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