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LETTER: Seniors take offence to generalizations in previous letter

To the Editor: REBUTTAL TO LETTER IN LAST MONTH’S ISSUE OF THE LAKER: Letter to the Editor by Alan Joyce and the Fall River Seniors Housing Group. I am a member of The Friendly Group of...

#Election2019 Candidate Profile: Get to know Darrell Samson

Name: Darrell J. Samson Community: Resident of Fall River for 35 years Family: Lives with wife, Faye,(teacher at Waverley Memorial Elementary) and proud father of three grown children and three grandchildren Profession: Former teacher and administrator, current Member...

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: Wellness Within: Setting Up a Home Workout Space

This column is written by Deborah Peddle-Hann from Journey 2 Wellness We know we need to ‘stay the blazes home’, and with the second wave starting, we are doing our best to keep ourselves, our...

Premier McNeil issues statement on Southwest N.S. fishery

HALIFAX: The following is a statement from Premier Stephen McNeil. "The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the Peace and Friendship Treaties provide the Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq the right to harvest and sell fish,...
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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: Enhancing Cancer Care for Nova Scotians

The following is a column submitted by the office of Premier Tim Houston to media. Enhancing Cancer Care for Nova Scotians“Cancer” is a word we hear far too often. It touches every Nova Scotian...
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OPINION: Depression needs to be talked about more

I have depression. It is one word, but so hard to say it without the fear of being stigmatized. I finally broke free of keeping what I was feeling inside after my colleagues recognized something...

COLUMN: COVID19 changed things

COVID19 really changed things. In some ways it added a lot to our lives. New skills learned. New hobbies, or time to return to old hobbies that have fallen off of our radars.  Our relationships...

OP-ED: A message to Nova Scotians from PC Leader Tim Houston

The following is a paid OP-ED from the N.S. PC Party and Leader Tim Houston:
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