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Town’s operations, achievements within community are extensive

To the Editor: As the mayor of New Glasgow for the past eight years, I would like to provide some important facts to the community related to our town, its operations and finances. New Glasgow is the third largest town in Nova Scotia with a population density of 963 people living per square km and […]

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Questions about Bluenose II need to be answered before more money is spent

To the Editor: As I write this, Premier McNeil is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to “repair” the “damaged” Bluenose II reputation.  Yes, sometimes it is better to turn the page and move on but it is always important to ask what page is being turned and why. Maybe what the premier really wants […]

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Federal focus on Atlantic growth

To the Editor: I recently had the pleasure of introducing approximately 4,200 friends and neighbours from our region to a very special guest when the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, joined us for a community barbecue in downtown New Glasgow. This level of engagement our community demonstrated was inspiring and, coupled with what I […]

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Do the Trump tactics really work?

To the Editor: ‘The Donald’ has a facet of the American public who support his egomaniacal rantings, racial slurs and personal insults. Many members of his own Republican Party candidates are struggling to find a way to survive the ticket, by disassociating themselves from the name at the top.  It’s a delicate balancing act, and […]

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