Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: September's here, and all is well
Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Shore birds move through Nova Scotia
GEORGE CANYON: The people of Central Nova deserve truth and transparency
LETTER: Redemption story a reminder to shine a light in our world
LETTER: Another option to consider with regards to Northern Pulp and Boat Harbour
REFOCUS: Special advisor weighs in on LGBTQ2 issues
AMONG FRIENDS: New farm owners find satisfaction growing crops
AL MUIR: Pipeline infrastructure is a must
LETTER: Facts you should know about George Canyon
I am writing this letter to the editor to point out a few facts to help level the playing field for certain candidates in this upcoming election. George Canyon was born and raised here, the son of Cheryl, and the late Fred Lays of Foxbrook Road. He ...
AMONG FRIENDS: A walk with Pictou's ghost hunter
A gauzy strand of mist plays along the rocky edge of Pictou harbour, the wind snaps the rigging of the Ship Hector and its deck creaks softly, launching a lantern-lit haunted tour of the shiretown. Every Thursday night Dolores Dagenais dons dress, ...
LETTER: Health of the Northumberland Strait is vital
I’m proud to say I was born and raised here in Central Nova. I chose to raise my child here. And win, lose or draw, I will continue to call Central Nova home. Since I call this beautiful part of Nova Scotia home, I especially care about ...
LETTER: Comments on the CBC aired Documentry titled " The Mill "
The CBC documentary titled "The Mill" is borrowed from Joan Baxter's 2017 book of the same name. The big difference, however, is Baxter's book has many pages of facts and figures while the doc has so few it is ...
LETTER: I had no idea
To the editor, I've just returned from a most wonderful trip around Atlantic Canada. It's certainly true what I had heard about the friendliness of the people, What I didn't hear about was your weather and how it can obviously change so ...
STEVE BARTLETT: What we’re doing about the federal election
The plan Between now and the Oct. 21 vote, SaltWire is deploying dozens of journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to provide engaging and in-depth coverage of local, regional and national ...
JIM VIBERT: Climate voters face Hobson’s choice
The Liberal federal government’s record on addressing the climate crisis is, charitably, uneven, leaving a growing share of the electorate for whom the crisis has become the deciding issue with a bit of a Hobson’s choice. Do they vote ...
GUEST OPINION: Nails in the coffin
By Ken Johnston During the winter months, many political buffs, and even those not so inclined, were somewhat enthralled with the SNC Lavalin conundrum and the backdoor politics it encompassed. For many of us in rural Nova Scotia we likely ...
LETTER: Shine isn’t everything
To the editor, I don’t doubt other nominees who ran for the Central Nova Conservative candidacy might be upset at seeing another candidate parachuted in after Roger MacKay stepped out for personal reasons. What a kick in the face to those ...
LETTER: Canyon move a farce
To the editor, In January, four people in the Central Nova riding decided to throw their hat into the political ring, each one hoping to represent their constituency as a Conservative MP. They were Roger MacKay, Wes Surett, Harvey Anderson ...