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Lyme: Rare — Endemic — Pandemic

To the Editor: The problem with vector-borne diseases is growing in Canada but help for those who suffer has not changed; help does not exist...
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Rain needed for farmers

It has been plenty warm with little rain this summer. People being people, we will bemoan the least bit of rain that intrudes on summer...
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Cornwallis statue a red herring

To the Editor: Why, after all these years, is the statue of Cornwallis evil and must be taken down? I believe it has nothing to do...
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Thanks for recognizing similarities, not differences

To the Editor: Race on the River organizers, sponsors, and paddlers: For the past 16 years you have helped create opportunities for us to be the...
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International perspective on education and health care in Nova Scotia

To the Editor: I was a teacher for 32 years and more recently, for 10 years, a retired board director and consultant with the Nova...
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Concussion management: A first and vital step

To the Editor: Like so many Canadians, I tuned in to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. I cheered when the Penguins became the first team in...
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Great community support for people with disabilities

To the Editor: Yesterday, Anne and I with friends, Brian and Jane Burris, attended the annual pork chop barbecue in Scotsburn. I recognized the tall chap...
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Tax formula will increase taxes paid

To the Editor: Open letter to commercial and residential property owners of Pictou County: Assessment of property value (set by PVSC) x tax rate /...
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Lobster Carnival in the black

To the Editor: Lobster Carnival Planning proves to have been a success in 2017. After the event weekend suffering a $20,000 loss in 2016 at the...
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Have you heard of Lyme disease?

To the Editor: Have you heard of Lyme disease? This is what I ask people as they walk by my Lyme awareness table at various...