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  • Big city decision changes small town lives

    It's unfortunate that in this age of layoffs and restructuring that a company such as Bell Aliant does not recognize the value of jobs in ...

  • Church cant hide from problems

    These are tough times in the Catholic Church and the sudden resignation and subsequent arrest of the head of the church's Antigonish diocese is ...

  • Its all about the headlines

    It was a devastating blow for this area when the NDP government tabled the construction of a new correctional facility in its budget last week. ...

  • Harper needs etiquette lessons

    America is a proud nation that, unlike Canada, has no qualm in praising its rise to independence, its strides towards liberty and the men and ...

  • Uttered behind closed doors

    Does anyone believe for a moment that politicians, when among their own kind, don't take shots at their opponents? The Liberals and other ...

  • A?menu from our fields and streams

    Catching on to the slow food movement, Agricultural Minister John MacDonnell has challenged Nova Scotians to eat locally this coming Sept. 4, in ...

  • Time for a reality check

    News that the province's financial position is not as good as earlier thought is certainly not surprising as much as it is shocking. It's not ...

  • A man who didnt seek fame

    The man often thought of as a reluctant hero for his people died Thursday. People's views of Donald Marshall Jr. were divided during his ...

  • If that was you or me...

    So, what should we make of this situation? Witnesses at a local pub Sunday evening watched as Springhill's Canine Control Officer backed his work ...

  • Learning what were eating

    We're getting there bit by bit, seeing limits on certain unhealthy ingredients in food products. The problem is, however, such progress often ...