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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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Ask questions of those running for council

To the Editor: Municipal elections are right around the corner and many people have offered for various positions within each council district.  Some are reoffering for the same positions while others have chosen to run for the first time and various individuals are offering for the position of mayor for their community. I can only […]

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Shout out to those who stepped up during the Ex

To the Editor: It is not too often that I sit down and write a letter to the editor but I wasn’t too sure how else to acknowledge some “unsung heroes”. Because of their donations, 4-H animals and birds at the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition had the stress of the heat and humidity alleviated. Huge commercial […]

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