This is not a happy commentary on Amherst
Russell Wangersky: Governments should put the money where our mouths are
Let him have it
Nature, nurture and community
Getting to the bottom of the Oxford sinkhole mystery
Trucker show picks up speed in Amherst
Amherst Police stress safety as school resumes
VIDEO: Move over, slow down…or get ticketed
Cumberland News Now
Health and Wellness minister addresses health care concerns
Please be boat sensible on the Tidnish River
NS Border Committee addressing issues with entrance to province
Hydraulic fracturing has been safely used in Canada for more than 60 years
Column brings back bad memories
MANS responds to water management questions
‘Separation of power between the judiciary and legislative arms is sacrosanct’
To the Editor, A lawyer friend of mine said to me the other day ‘Did you know that we have a new appeal process in our country?” He continued, after I didn’t answer, “Yes, it’s a new panel made up of the minster of ...
Incompetence in pharmacare has to stop
To the Editor, It is very upsetting to read about the Oxford senior who cannot have his prescription of Xarelto covered by the Nova Scotia Pharmacare program. It was prescribed to him by an internal medicine specialist. His family doctor wrote ...
Physicians want to work to improve health system
For example, a group of physicians wrote a paper on the issue, as a follow up to their ‘Nova Scotia Healthcare Solutions Paper – A Start’ and health system experts, such as Mary Jane Hampton, have pointed to the need for more effective engagement. ...
Clean water anyone?
Although the $1,064,000 cost is equally funded by the federal government, the province and the municipality, it will still cost each property owner $4,054 whether they connect to the water service or not. The vast majority of residents affected by ...
Physicians worried for future of health care in Cumberland County
Our area, located in the Northern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) – which includes East Hants and Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou counties – is in need of more specialist and generalist services in order to meet the needs of an ...
Support group needed for cancer survivors
May 2014, as I sat there with my daughter, I hard my doctor say those dreaded words, “I am sorry to have to tell you that you have breast cancer.” After giving me time to gather my thoughts, I asked “What are going to need to do?” I was unable to ...
LETTER: Say a prayer for Westray Mine victims and survivors
Having worked there the one thing I wonder about every anniversary is how are those that survived making out. As there was no discussion about Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) back then these employees were left on their own to find a way to deal ...
No nation is born on the battlefield
The Canadians used innovative tactics that involved educating every soldier down to the smallest details of the attack. So, I was struck by Russell Wangersky’s column, “No nation is born on the battlefield” in The Citizen-Record April 12, 2017. I ...
Libraries require full funding
My personal Facebook page reports friends in six provinces fighting to turn back funding cuts or freezes to their libraries. I had no idea that cutting library funding had become the "go to" way to balance budgets. Please use your position to help ...
Kudos for the idea, Walt
Further, I was fortunate to see Walt Jones’ play about Confederation; it is absolutely brilliant and brilliant in more ways than its message, since it is so easily presented without a great deal of staging required. The message is how our ...