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FoAL launches fundraising campaign

To the Editor: I am a firm believer in people’s power — that many small actions add up when community members come together. Indeed, it...
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Pre-election spending spree frustrating for teachers and students

To the Editor: Less than two months ago teachers across Nova Scotia were forced to go on strike for the first time in our province’s...
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Keeping Academy open would be win-win

To Premier McNeil: The recent decision by CCRSB to ignore the SOC recommendation for a new P-12 school in Pictou defies all sense of reasonability. Although...
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Academy closure calls for more than bean counting

To the Editor: This is the opinion of a proud Pictonian, raised and educated in the area. I had the very good fortune to attend...
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Report necessary road repairs to MLA

To the Editor: I received a phone call this week from Karla MacFarlane, our provincial MLA who represents the Pictou West riding. I had asked...
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Tired of being gouged by Internet providers

To the Editor: Just read Scott Adamson’s letter regarding the tax dollars given to Internet providers; he is absolutely correct — no one should relish...
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Every month is Tick Awareness Month

To the Editor: The CVMA (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association), in partnership with Merck Animal Health, declared March as National Tick Awareness Month and for the...
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Funding needed to eradicate polio

To the Editor: Polio is not gone yet! Poliomyelitis is a severe disease that can cause irreversible paralysis and even death. In Canada, we see polio...
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Vimy Ridge vital lesson

Canadians are celebrating this country’s 150th birthday this year. They have also been marking the 100th anniversary of a military victory by Canadians at Vimy...
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Countdown for Academy

The hour glass is emptying. Little remains in terms of time or discussion after months of making a case for Pictou Academy. The Chignecto-Central Regional School...