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#Election2019 Candidate profile: Get to know NDP’s Matt Stickland

Stickland vying for MP Darrell Samson's seat in Oct. federal election Name:Matt Stickland Community: Live in Lawrencetown, running in Sackville Preston Chezzetcook
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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...
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EDITORIAL: Navigating a tough world together

When you think of Canada, a racism problem isn’t what comes to mind for many. Especially when it compares to other parts of the world, particularly our neighbours to...
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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...
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EDITORIAL: Fighting back against hate

I was shocked when news of the massacre at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand broke. But I was also not shocked. Why is it that I had that feeling? Why is it that...
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MP’s News & Views with MP Darrell Samson

Greetings friends! It seems like just a couple of weeks ago that we were visiting the beaches across the riding in scorching temperatures. Yet, December is here, and we’ve already had our first snowfall of...
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Bill’s Blog – December 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I wish you and your family a holiday season that is filled with happiness and cheer. It is an honour and pleasure to meet and work with many...
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EDITORIAL: Decisions not made easily

There has been a lot of negative comments left on Social Media following the decision to postpone the Christmas on the Canal Parade of Lights and FRABA Tree Lighting. The decision to do so was...
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LETTER: Seniors looking toward final approval of Carr Farm project

To the Editor: In response to the comments written by Alan Joyce on behalf of the “Fall River Seniors Housing Group” regarding the development of the Baker/Carr Farm property. It disappoints and saddens me to think,...
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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...