Gun ban would have consequences for many

To the Editor: I am concerned about the government’s plans to ban more guns, and/or home firearm storage for hundreds of thousands of federally licensed hunters, farmers, recreational shooters and competitors. This would have major consequences for many of my family and friends in our riding and across the country. Hunting and shooting are important […]

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Turple columns are of great interest

To the Editor: I just wanted to comment how very much I enjoyed Jim Turple’s article, “Elias and Sarah”. These local history articles are of great interest, and in my opinion, deepen our community’s sense of pride in its roots and identity. Thank you for running the article, and this reader would be delighted to […]

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Time to take action

To the Editor: Given that people have been in conflict with the pulp mill lately, I’d like to point out that we are far from being alone with our fight for the future. Many people around here are concerned with jobs, and I understand that. However, your job won’t matter if you’re not alive to […]

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Rocking the Wellness Centre

Curling’s profile is about to get raised to a new level in Pictou County. The Pictou County Wellness Centre will host the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in November. Jim Nix, event co-chairman, said of Tuesday’s announcement, “This is massive. The event will feature 60 teams and involve two tiers.” He explained, […]

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