Pictou Advocate sports

He had many golf successes

While past and present members of the Abercrombie Country Club celebrate their facility’s centennial anniversary, my journalistic curiosity is prompting me to ask a question that’s a milestone tradition at times like this. Who, I wonder, would be considered the club’s most successful golfer in those 100 years of countless men, women and juniors chasing...

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Pictou Advocate sports

The Ranger who set goals record

My Christmas week column a year ago featured a quiz that asked 33 questions about Pictou County sports history. It seemed to be popular and, in the last few weeks alone, I’ve had a number of readers ask if I would be doing another quiz this year. Not quite. Instead, I decided to focus on...

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Competition Bureau reaches settlement with HarperCollins in ebooks case

OTTAWA – The Competition Bureau announced today that it has reached an agreement with publisher HarperCollins which the Commissioner expects will restore retail price competition for ebooks in Canada. T his agreement follows a Bureau investigation that concluded an anti-competitive arrangement between HarperCollins, competing publishers and Apple ultimately led to higher prices for Canadian consumers. The...

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