Friday, April 16, 2021

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Creative coffee drive-thru created

Creativity and community spirit were combined to bring a well-loved Canadian tradition directly to residents of Glen Haven Manor. Recreation Programmer Nicole Blackwood had the idea of bringing the whole Tim Hortons experience to residents by creating an on-site “drive thru”, rotating it to several lounge areas.  The local Tim Hortons in Pictou County, upon...

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Three old friends get stories flowing

There were three of us. It was early last Tuesday afternoon at a Tim Hortons in the south end of Halifax when a trio of old friends got together for the first time in several years. Oh how the stories flowed — for over two hours. Joel Jacobson and Ken Mantin came downtown from their...

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MHL announces Eastlink South round-robin schedule

Weeks Crushers are about to begin playoffs. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has announced via a press release the round-robin schedule for the Eastlink South Division, which will run April 14 to 26. The schedule for the round is structured to give teams who finished higher in the regular season, based on point percentage...

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Arts & Entertainment

All-star, all-Nova Scotia entertainment for Lobster Carnival

The entertainment lineup for this year’s Pictou Lobster Carnival will be rockin’ the waterfront. After a year-long void of live music, organizers are looking forward to hosting a weekend of entertainment and they’ve put together a lineup of Nova Scotia talent that is sure to appeal to all ages. Long-time Nova Scotia favourite Matt Minglewood...

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Opinion

Bill 4 was needlessly controversial

To the Editor: Bill 4, The Biodiversity Act, has become controversial across this province and that is very unfortunate. Biodiversity, itself, is like motherhood and apple pie, very few thinking people are against biodiversity. Some of the biggest allies of biodiversity, I believe, are farmers and woodlot owners — not only because their living is...

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