Monday, August 21, 2017
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Constant change

From one week to the next, the economic landscape in the village can look completely different. And that’s a positive thing. Over the past six months, there have been businesses after businesses making a move to...
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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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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...

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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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...

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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View from the mountaintop

We’re halfway through winter, but some may not believe it when looking outside. True, we’ve been lucky so far this winter (sorry, I’m sure I just jinxed it), but that always isn’t the case. And travelling...
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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...
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Capturing the spirit of the season

You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the Tatamagouche area who hasn’t heard of Bruce in the Spruce. He may have headed back to the North Pole two days before Christmas, but the impression...
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A new beginning

Coming from a small community, it’s not a surprise that’s where I love to work. And now, that work brings me here, as the new editor and marketing advisor of The Light. Many of you...