Thursday, October 01, 2020

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Scotsburn blacksmith featured in book detailing history, present-day smiths

A new book featuring some of the province’s history of blacksmithing includes Scotsburn blacksmith Ruben Irons. Frank M. Smith’s What Once Was Lost highlights 14 smiths from across Nova Scotia, as well as the importance of the craft. “Blacksmithing has a long history in Nova Scotia, and it was totally essential to the survival over...

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A quality person like his mom and dad

If you were to ask me about Dallas Stars interim head coach Rick Bowness, the first pronouncement I’d make is that he’s a quality person just like his mom and dad before him. In my mind, they’ve been a sports-loving family I’ve admired for a very long time. They don’t come much finer. And it’s...

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Crushers return to the ice Oct. 4

Truro – For the first time since the 2019-20 season was abruptly cut short due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March, teams in the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) are preparing to return to the ice. The 2020-21 exhibition season begins Sunday, September 20th in Campbellton as the Tigers host the Grand...

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Opinion

Counter – Counter Point: Context needed concerning Northern Pulp letter

I feel compelled to respond to Jill Graham-Scanlan’s criticism of my letter of September 1 where I argue for making a modernized Northern Pulp, without using Boat Harbour, a positive part of Premier MacNeil’s legacy. I understand Ms. Graham-Scanlan doesn’t like Northern Pulp and doesn’t seem to want it to operate again. I can even...

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