Sunday, August 19, 2018
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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...
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Three things I wish I’d known when I started by own business

I’ve been running my own design business for two-and-a-half years now. In the grand scheme of business (where a lot of people have been doing this for 40+ years now!), I’m still a newbie -...
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The secret to getting paid on time, every time

There are few things in business as frustrating as chasing down payments from clients. Even after you’ve gone through the gut-wrenching process of courting a client, scoping a project, and getting a signed proposal, there’s...

Welcome aboard

Let me begin by extending a welcome to Dr. Lisa MacKinnon, who has recently joined the staff of physicians providing health care to residents along the North Shore. Lisa will bring the complement of physicians...
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How to maximize your workflow efficiency in three simple steps

You have a new client meeting today. You have high hopes for the new opportunity and your visions of how this will help your business keep growing and morphing, until you have a vision of...
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Facebook safety

Facebook, love it or hate it, the online social network is now part of everyday life for a lot of people. And when I say a lot of users, I mean it! Facebook currently has...
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Stranded travellers

Dear Editor, On Saturday, July 18, my family and I broke down with my truck and camper at the intersection of Brule Road and Route 6 on the way to P.E.I. I called Captain Hook...

The trip you’ll never take…or will you

We all have it. That “bucket list” trip we’ve been dreaming of our whole lives. Maybe it’s just a passing thought every now and then that you catch glimpses of when your day to day...

Graduation a special occasion

Graduation at North Colchester High School (June 28, 2017) was, once again, a very special occasion. The academic achievements of the 35 graduates were acknowledged and celebrated by family, friends and the entire community. “Standing...
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