First responder answers the call

NOTE: This article was originally published on the 25th anniversary of the Westray Mine disaster. We are republishing it today in recognition of the 28th anniversary … Doug Dort has seen more tragedy and heartache than he could ever recall. As a fire fighter and an emergency medical technician of 46 years, it is a...

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Video shows dangers on hwy. 104

The announcement to speed up the twinning process for TransCanada Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish may have been made, but construction itself cannot come soon enough. Each day travelling on the highway poses a risk for some, although it is not necessarily the highway but the drivers on it that make the road...

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Highway 104 talk recessed

When governments truly want to do something, they do it. When they don’t, they delay. Discussion about twinning Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish is a case in point. Members of the Liberal McNeil government saw the calendar and did two things with the subject of twinning the highway. They accepted informally the 15,000...

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