Former area resident continues effort to have son's memorial ...
Nova Scotia unveils higher-than-expected budget surplus
Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star presents $20,800 to Children’s ...
Downshore Market on Saturday mornings in Advocate Harbour
The Elliotts coming back to Oxford’s Capitol Theatre on Aug. 2
It’s summer. Celebrate life and give thanks
Grilled grass? I think I’ll pass
Time to put more teeth into dangerous and unsightly premises rules
Cumberland News Now
Letter to the editor: Unfortunate accident leads to kindness and generosity
Clarity regarding Green Party position on oil and pipelines
Column shows lack of understanding of report on missing and murdered Indigenous women
Letter to the editor: With thanks from Sibley-White Family
Health and Wellness minister addresses health care concerns
Please be boat sensible on the Tidnish River
MANS responds to water management questions
The Mining Association of Nova Scotia would like to respond to questions about how the industry takes care of water raised in “Department of Natural Resources Delays gold exploration proposals” (March 29). Mining and quarrying is an ...
Need for sexual assault services grows, but funding doesn’t
To the Editor, In a province where the rate of sexual assault is well above the national average, the government does not seem tuned in to the realities of survivors – or the community-based organizations working to support them. Many ...
Who is advocating for our children’s rights
To the Editor, When our community was in the very disturbing process of conducting a "school review" procedure in 2014, as required by law, a young father made the comment that there should be someone to advocate for children's ...
International Spay Day is Feb. 27
To the Editor, Feb. 27 is International Spay Day, an opportunity to call attention to the plight of homeless cats in our community. The failure of cat owners to spay/neuter their pets is the fundamental cause of homeless cat overpopulation and ...
‘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 ...
LETTER: Slow down on the Tidnish River
A number of vessels travelled up river past the camp during the hour or so that I was there and most were travelling at a safe speed, but there were several which were either unaware that this is a posted river and has a speed limit or the operators ...
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 ...