Emma Taylor eyes rugby World Cup

SCOTSBURN — Rugby and school continue to run parallel to each other for Emma Taylor. The Canadian national team member and former rugby champion with the St. Francis Xavier X-Women has been playing rugby and attending school in Ireland for the past three years. Most recently, she has been completing a Masters degree in project...

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Protest at Northern Pulp for new contract

Operating engineers of the local 721 Stood outside the woodlot entrance to Northern Pulp Wednesday morning in protest of the new contract that they have received. (Brimicombe photo)...

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Teachers reject tentative agreement

Nova Scotia’s 9,300 public school teachers have voted to reject a third tentative agreement reached between the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development since the opening of negotiations on September 29, 2015. In a province-wide electronic vote held Thursday, more than 100 per cent of NSTU’s public school...

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It’s about more than education

It would be helpful if all Nova Scotians and their government had to concern themselves with is education. In reality, the Liberal government of Premier Stephen McNeil cannot focus on resolving its labour dispute with school teachers, in isolation from other issues. But the government needs to speak and act in a way that conveys...

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Rally supports teachers

Hundreds march to protest teacher impasse NEW GLASGOW – It was a protest on Monday with a festive atmosphere that could not disguise the resolve of school teachers and their supporters during the teachers’ labour dispute with the province.   More than 500 people parked their vehicles, lined up in front of the former Central...

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