Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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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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Working remotely

I’ve written a lot of articles about viruses – computer viruses that is - but this is the first one to discuss a real-life virus.   Everybody is talking about the...

This old house – let’s knock it down

To the Editor; There was a house in Avonport, Nova Scotia. It was old. Very old. Over 200 years they said. The 1760s. Before the American...

Everyday Safety: Your car survival kit

I’ve been thinking about how to prepare for winter survival. While I was snowblowing my extra-long driveway recently, I remembered the old expression, "there is no bad weather, just...
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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...

Twenty-five years of Amazon

Back in 1994, on July 5, an entrepreneur named Jeff Bezos started a new online store that specialised in selling books.   Twenty-five years later, the behemoth that became Amazon is now...
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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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Put mining in its place

To the Editor; For over five decades, I have been working to limit the damage caused by the mining industry in Canada, as a community organizer in Sudbury, Ont., as a...

The Local Climate – Owls Head

For years now, members of the conservation community and even anonymous government employees have expressed to me their worry that exactly this would happen - that years of lethargy from our provincial government would result,...
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Knowledge is power in Tick Awareness Month

To the Editor: March is Tick Awareness Month and this awareness program is in its sixth year. This year’s theme is, “Could ticks be there? Be...




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