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Thanks for all your work, Clean the Mill group

To the Editor: Thanks “Clean The Mill” – in particular Dave Gunning – for your ongoing efforts to address one of Nova Scotia’s most pressing problems: the pollution coming from Northern Pulp. Clean The Mill has not only fought to address this situation in Abercrombie, they have also developed a brilliant analysis of why the […]

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Loss to Christian community with passing of Archbishop Hayes

To the Editor: Our Christian community has lost a great church leader this past week with the passing of Archbishop James Hayes in Halifax. My own experience with him happened back in the mid-60s in Halifax when I was a member of a young person’s group at Saint Davids Presbyterian Church, which was a neighbourhood […]

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Great tourism season in province could have been so much more

To the Editor: Tourism is up in Nova Scotia:  way up in some areas. A low dollar, cheap fuel and wonderful weather have people on the move.  Great news! But … while the McNeil Liberals furiously pat themselves on the back, they should be kicking themselves in the pants.  Conditions were ripe for a bumper […]

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Uncut grass, weeds along highway begs question about gas taxes

To the Editor: As my wife and I drive  around the town of New Glasgow we see all kinds of flower gardens, both in people’s yards and by the sidewalks. And all are very well kept and, I must say, have very well-trimmed lawns. But driving on the TransCanada 104 provincial highway it is a […]

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