Broadcasters should be doing more to make television accessible for blind Canadians

To the Editor: This television program will resume “at a later date” As one of 1.5 million Canadians living with sight loss, I was overjoyed that described video would be available for all shows during prime-time hours starting in September 2019, as mandated by the Canadian Radio- Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). But now three […]

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The Stadium

For 70 years, the New Glasgow stadium stood as probably the most influential sports palace in northeastern Nova Scotia for thousands of Pictonians, particularly the youth of the town. For the stadium, as we knew it in the 50s, 60s and 70s, before it became the John Brother MacDonald Stadium, to honour the memory of […]

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PAEF celebrating 100 years

To the Editor: The Pictou Academy Educational Foundation is celebrating 100 years of providing encouragement and support to Pictou Academy as well as present and past students. There are many success stories shared about how the Foundation funding made a difference in the lives of PA students. The generosity of former students and their families […]

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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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