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Opinion: No wonder we hate the government sometimes

Is the McNeil government incompetent, or just the PR people?
On Wednesday morning, along with all the other media in Nova Scotia, I got a government news release about the decision to axe the MyPlay system, designed to aide gambling addicts in controlling their habit.

Soon thereafter, I got news releases from both opposition parties criticizing the move, boith of which contained more solid info (with references to source material) than the original release.

Regional development redux... again


Embattled RDA chief, Frank Anderson

Roseway ER closed Tuesday

Roseway Hospital Emergency Dept Closed Tuesday August 19

Closed 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Shelburne’s Roseway Hospital Emergency Department will be closed for 11 hours during the day on Tuesday, August 19:

Tuesday, August 19, starting at 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. 

This closure is because of the unavailability of a physician. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

Cool kayaking in Shelburne

See Chronicle Herald story about Kayak Festival this weekend:

http://thechronicleherald.ca/community/south-shore/1228858-cool-kayaking

Danny Acker at Sea Dog Friday

Danny Acker channels John Denver and several other folk/pop stars from the 60s and 70s. He is a genuine pleasure to watch and to hear.

Shelburne Kayak Festival growing each year

The Shelburne Kayak Festival takes place in what organizers describe as "paddle perfect waters," and seemsd to be growing with each passing year.

Lisa Buchanan joins hubby Chett for Dinner & Music - House Party Wednesday

Chett Buchanan brings his folksy, bluesy rock and rolly musical antics to a new summer music series, Dinner & Music at the Sea Dog on Wednesdays in July and August.

Still time to "Get your shorts on"

Workshops a success - new shorts deadline

Opinion: Fisheries minister wrong on five cent lobster levy

Guest Editorial by Sterling Belliveau

Last week Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell, on behalf of the Liberal government, announced a new 5 cent a pound lobster tax on all lobster landings in Nova Scotia.

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