Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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In our time of need, they’re there

In times of emergencies, members of our own communities are there. When we run away from a burning building, they’re running to it. When we get into a car accident, they’re...

Twenty-five years of Amazon

Back in 1994, on July 5, an entrepreneur named Jeff Bezos started a new online store that specialised in selling books.   Twenty-five years later, the behemoth that became Amazon is now...

The Local Climate – Bridging the isthmus

That sliver of land connecting Nova Scotia to the rest of North America is known as the Chignecto Isthmus, its thousands of relevant acres our only defence against islandhood. In case...
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Coming together for the future

Looking at the calendar for the months ahead, the North Shore is definitely the place to be. From Gathering of the Clans and HarbourFest in Pugwash, to Read by the Sea...

The Local Climate – Sable

The remotest island in all of Canada is a 42-kilometre long sliver of sand gracing our continental shelf, formed 10,000 years ago by the workings of glaciers. We call her...

Reducing the risk of tick bites

As the temperature rises, many of us will be spending more time enjoying the outdoors in northern Nova Scotia.  It is important to take steps to reduce the risk of being bitten...
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So long, Tatamagouche

To the Editor; My wife and I are writing to express our heartfelt gratitude regarding our first visit to Nova Scotia from the United States. Our visit, meant as a celebration of 30 years of marriage,...
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How long is too long?

To the Editor;   September is upon us once more and for most 5-year-olds (and some 4’s), it is a time of great excitement as they are to go to school for the first time. This year,...
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Time for solutions

On almost a daily basis, the residents of Pugwash would have to go elsewhere if they had a medical emergency. Week after week, the Nova Scotia Health Authority sends out press releases to local media...

Building a stronger province

The 2017/18 Budget is the first budget of your government’s second mandate. Your Liberal Government was returned in May 2017. This is the first back-to-back majority for a government in Nova Scotia in close to...