Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Living her dream and making history

… and shattering the glass ceiling Claire Corkum-Timmons knew what she wanted to do with her life from a very early age growing up in Chester. But she didn’t know she’d make history doing it. The police woman, who is in her 20th year of policing, has been promoted to sergeant, making her the first...

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‘Showing us what really matters’

I think I’ve always been inspired by expressions of love, of life, of things we’ve achieved and savoured in this world. But it seems to come with aging. The older you get, the more you appreciate the experiences you’ve had. It’s happening to me more frequently, often when I’m not expecting it. The other day,...

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Flash: the lesson has been learned

I had an English teacher at New Glasgow High School who used to tell me that a day without learning something is a day lost. I’ve tried to live by her advice ever since. Just this past week, while I was researching for a column I hope to write during the holiday season, I got...

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Arts & Entertainment

Nods and accolades for Gunning album

This year is starting out to be a positive one, on many fronts. For favourite Pictou County musician Dave Gunning, it’s starting with five folk award nominations for his album, Up Against the Sky. The album is a 2020 Canadian Folk Music Awards nominee for: Contemporary Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Contemporary...

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