Sunday, July 22, 2018
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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...

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...

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...
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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 -...

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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What small businesses need to know about email marketing

Email marketing can make a huge difference for you as a small business owner. Campaign Monitor shares that “email is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter.” For every $1...
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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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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...
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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...
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Back it up

Think about everything you have stored on your computer… documents, emails, photographs, videos, music – the list goes on. Now imagine losing it all. Horrific thought, isn’t it! Unfortunately it’s all too common. We have an...
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