Monday, June 17, 2019

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...
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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 -...

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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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...