Drive-by shootings take place in Onslow Mountain-North River area
Colchester: A champion, a survivor and a missing pocket beagle
Debert man records first place finish at highland games in France
Dean man suffers heart attack as his truck is stolen and he’s left on ...
New owners planning renovations to Nova Scotian Emporium building
Loving spirit drives Tatamagouche boxer in her first-ever fight
Truro mom shares her autism journey on annual fundraising walk
A new way to play at Chiganois Elementary School’s natural wonder
Bible Hill dancer accepted for National Ballet School program
Recycled Love: Driven to help pets
GWYNNE DYER: Trump, tariffs and how to start a war
Animal House: Wild babies are usually best left in the wild
JIM VIBERT: We’ve become dangerously numb to Trump
WENDY ELLIOTT: Health Canada should be protecting us
Exit Planning: Identify and mitigate potential risks
Animal House: Keep your eyes open
It’s spring, when temperatures are warming, plants are growing, and more animals are crossing roads. Unfortunately, that also means more animals will be seen dead on roadsides. At this time of year many animals are travelling with their ...
Educationally speaking: Ideas
This month marks eight years that I have been contributing my ‘Educationally Speaking’ column to the Colchester Weekly News. It’s a great journey! One of the most frequent questions I am asked is about where I get my ideas ...
This is ag: First Indigenous grad from Dal AC’s civil engineering program has big plans
Kalolin Sullivan is proud to be the first Indigenous student to graduate from Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture (Dal AC) with a diploma in civil engineering. “I value coming from an Indigenous community,” Sullivan, who grew ...
Maple Tree Lane: Nine more weeks
I stood silently, tears streaming down my face. Dr. J. gently wrapped my old calico cat in a knitted cat blanket made by my grandmother years before. As I drove home with her body in my car, I looked back over the nearly 17 years of life with our ...
Exit Planning: Ownership transition: dealing with change
When we discuss “change” in a business context we tend to think of adopting new production processes, introducing new marketing strategies, or perhaps making use of new technologies. These types of changes are important, they keep the ...
MLA report: Health care, climate change among looming issues
The recent sitting of the Legislature is now done, and it’s good to be home with constituents, friends and family. On June 9, I celebrate my 10th anniversary as your MLA. My sincere thanks to everyone who has supported my journey so ...
JIM VIBERT: Parliament Hill bill to save sharks gets second reading
There was shocking news from Parliament Hill this week. A bill to ban imported shark fins passed second reading in the Commons. The shock, for anyone familiar with the barbaric practice of shark finning and its insidious role in ...
BONOKOSKI: Will Health Canada’s newest war on Big Tobacco aid contraband?
The black market surrounding contraband cigarettes, already raking in millions a day without paying even a nickel in taxes, got a licence to print even more money Wednesday from the most unlikely accomplice the anti-smoking lobby could ever ...
RECYCLED LOVE: Pets eat the darndest things
Often, pets will swallow inappropriate items and you should never feel embarrassed. It takes a nanosecond for this to happen and I can tell you that it has happened to my friends and to me many times over the years. Hopefully, when your pet ingests ...
JOHN DeMONT: The strangeness of an empty Quinpool
When I heard Monday that the city had decided to allow limited parking along the closed-off section of Quinpool Road I decided to get my ass in gear. I had to get down there and have a look, because I have been going up and down that stretch for ...