Monday, June 17, 2019
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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...

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...

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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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,...

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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Voter disappointment

With the Liberals winning their second straight majority to lead the province of Nova Scotia, many people were upset. But it seems people were more upset by the fact that almost half the Nova Scotians...

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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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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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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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...