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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...
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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...
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COLUMN: Bill’s blog by MLA Bill Horne

February has been a busy month in our community. I have attended many community meetings and events and especially enjoyed the visitation with Fall River’s Brian Jones of the Toronto Argonauts and his presentation...

COLUMN: O’Leary – the little town that could

Last week, I took a mini-vacation to PEI. There was a reason why I would go to the Island after summer has ended and just a few days into the fall season. It was...
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OPINION: Presidency bid or fishing for likes?

The race for presidency has become entertainment news. And I, for one, have never been more proud to be Canadian. Although, I am starting to worry about our neighbours to the south. Actually, I’ve been worried...
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OPINION: Slimy politics rears its head

It seems like the anti-Justin Trudeau crowd (namely federal Conservative supporters) are trying to make something out of nothing over allegations in a newspaper editorial from 18 years ago that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
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OPINION: Nike confronting social injustices with Kaepernick

Despite all the hate on social media, the decision by Nike to go with controversial former NFL Super Bowl QB Colin Kaepernick for their 30th anniversary #JustDoIt” campaign is a wise one. At first blush...
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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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New doctor coming to Beaver Bank

BEAVER BANK: A new family doctor will soon be serving residents of Beaver Bank, the local MLA said. In his speech to those at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre’s volunteer board’s annual general meeting...
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COLUMN: Bill’s Blog by Bill Horne, MLA

November 11th – Remembrance Day I wish to express my gratitude to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces on this Remembrance Day and honour the memory of those members of the Canadian...