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Premier blocks return to bargaining table

To the Editor: In 2013, the McNeil Liberals campaigned on investing in education. Move ahead three years and Nova Scotia is facing the first teacher's strike...
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Came for the opportunity, stayed for the people

To the Editor: Later this summer, Michelin will celebrate 45-years of tire building at our Granton and Bridgewater sites, which built the very first Michelin...
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Time to return to the bargaining table

To the Editor: Premier MacNeil continues to play politics with our children’s education and future. The Nova Scotia Teachers Union had a resounding 96% rejection...
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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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McCulloch House supports PA’s future in town

(Editor’s note: Gary Adams is the superintendent of schools/ CEO for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board) Dear Mr. Adams: The McCulloch House Museum has been a member...
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2017: The year of uncertainty

Predicting what will happen in any year is guesswork. Trying to figure what will happen in 2017 and how it will affect people in Pictou...
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After the NO vote

To the Editor: It’s been 100 days, more or less, since Pictou County residents overwhelmingly rejected amalgamation. We were told by the MOU committee and...
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Thankful for investment in Frank H. school

To the Editor: The residents of rural East Pictou (recently) received an investment in their community. The provincial government awarded funding to renovations and additions...
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Don’t blame voter apathy on no shows during plebiscite

To the Editor: Even though property owners voted overwhelmingly in favour of maintaining the status quo, the overall low voter turn-out during the ‘Great amalgamation...
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Come together and do what’s right

To the Editor: Education happens in the classroom not in a boardroom or a union hall.  It is disgraceful that it takes two failed contract...