Rath-Eastlink Community Centre pool is going to the dogs
A Musical Evening coming to Truro and New Glasgow
Video: Demolition delights the crowds in Bible Hill
Wambolt’s Hobby Farm brings lively attraction to Bible Hill
Chainsaw juggler to attempt new world record during HubFest
George Canyon to run for Conservatives in Central Nova
Truro Police seek help in identifying woman in photo
North River woman awaits life-saving double-lung transplant
Valley husband and wife become an iron couple
GWYNNE DYER: Kashmir: The ‘Wounded Civilization’ strikes back
RECYCLED LOVE: Choose trainers carefully for pets
GWYNNE DYER: Hong Kong: purely symbolic
WENDY ELLIOTT: Medical doctors of yesteryear were all but miracle workers
RECYCLED LOVE: The Spanish Greyhound
JIM VIBERT: Liberal secrets in Alton Gas briefs getting expensive
Put some plant protein on your plate
Eating more plant protein can help keep your heart healthy, control blood sugars and manage weight. Plant proteins include beans, split peas, chickpeas, lentils, soy foods, nuts and seeds. These foods are highlighted in the Mediterranean diet and the ...
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 ...