Hockey team remembered

Fatal crashes occur so infrequently that it is easy for them to shock people. A collision last Friday between a tractor trailer carrying peat moss and a bus carrying members of a hockey team has had a harrowing effect on Humboldt, Sask., where the team is based, and throughout Canada and the hockey world. The […]

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What do you know about ticks?

To the Editor: Ticks are a year-round problem but not everyone is aware of this. It is important to have as much knowledge as possible about this growing danger as they can carry a multitude of diseases with Lyme being just one. Ticks can be found in every part of Nova Scotia, some areas are […]

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Health knowledge is empowering

To the Editor: One in 10 Canadians has kidney disease. Are you, or is someone you know affected? Many people who have kidney disease do not even know they have it. March 8 was World Kidney Day. The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic Branch is encouraging Atlantic Canadians to learn more about their kidneys and […]

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