Friday, August 18, 2017

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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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...

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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If your proposal isn’t doing this one thing, you’ve already lost the sale

Ahh…rejected proposals. For many of us, the feeling of inevitable doom when we start writing our proposals can be overwhelming. Just how much effort should we put into creating something that might just get shut...
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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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Playground antics

We all know it. We’d be lying if we said we agreed with everything our government did. Whether you voted for a party in power or not, no one would ever claim they were...
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High speed a must

With each passing day, technology is becoming more prominent in the lives of many, including myself. If you own a business, whether small, medium or large, you most likely have a website. What about a...
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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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Many complexities in classrooms

To the editor; As conversation in the public continues around the potential of a teachers strike, it is important to speak to all Nova Scotians, especially students, parents, teachers and all who will be impacted...