Saturday, October 21, 2017
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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...
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A warm welcome three decades ago

To the Editor:Re: Tell your story, published February, 2017 My family arrived in Balfron from Holland almost 30 years ago, on Friday, Aug. 10, 1987.Adrian and I had bought the old Lenny Burris farm. At...
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Important recognition

To the editor; Re: Tell your story, published Feb. 2017 It was in 1966 that I left Tatamagouche Mountain with the intention of building a new life free from my past. Now, 50 years later, I realize...
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Tell your story

To the editor; I read your article in The Light (December edition) in regards to people living in the area we don’t really know and that reminded me of the time I attended the graduation...

Standing up for libraries

To the Editor: We talk about education and health care but our libraries are also vital community institutions that are under threat. Together we must stand up for them.During the run up to the provincial...

In keeping with tradition

It’s only a few short weeks until Easter and for many, it means egg hunts, family dinner and dyeing eggs.For me, Easter has the same presence in my life, but so much more –...
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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...

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...

Karen Casey column: A look at Nova Scotia’s Food Development Agency

Nova Scotia has its own agency focused on developing the province’s food industry, Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. Perennia is a not-for-profit agency owned by the province that helps farmers, fishers and food processors...
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Seven red flags you need to fire your client immediately

I thought I’d open this article with a truly scary story: I nearly quit my business because of my first big client. Things were that bad.To make it worse, after our big split, I...
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