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Hockey mishap didn’t stop Kevin Murphy

When Kevin Murphy was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for the Eastern Shore riding in the 2013 provincial election, he made a comment that really caught my attention. Anybody, he said from his wheelchair, can overcome physical disabilities “to achieve anything at all.” He was speaking from personal knowledge. That observation came...

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MacLarlane leading PC Party of Nova Scotia

Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane has become the interim leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. The announcement was made Wednesday following the sudden resignation of Jamie Baillie as leader. A joint statement on behalf of Tara Miller, president, Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia and MacFarlane, Caucus chair stated:  “This morning, the...

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