David Burbine is making his first appearance at the Friday Night Hootenanny on May 24. David is as local a fellow as can be imagined, born and raised right here in Shelburne.
He comes by his love for music honestly by starting on the accordion at age 8 and then the guitar at age 14. Four years later, he began playing in a traditional country band, which carried on for five years
The Yarmouth Communities in Bloom project is collaborating with the Town of Yarmouth in the annual Compost Giveaway on Saturday at the Public Works Building on Pleasant Street starting at 9:30 a.m. - rain or shine.
Councilor Ken Langille reminds citizens that the compost is quite wet, thus very heavy.
I am happy to see the passion from so many people regarding the pollution of SW Nova Scotia and I would like to give some background for SCT readers.
I am the spokesperson for Tricounty Watershed Protection Association. Almost seven years ago approximately 250 concerned citizens of Yarmouth County met at the Carlton Firehall and formed a group to find out why our lake and river water was green. John Horton ( an ex school teacher) was one of the people who paddled up rivers and streams and waded through mink poop to find the source of the pollution.
With the Conservatives ensnarled in the biggest political scandal in their seven years in government, a new poll suggests Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are en route to winning a massive majority in the next election.
The Liberals would claim 192 seats in the 308-seat House of Commons with that support, leaving the Tories with 77 and dropping the NDP all the way back to 37.
Calling the Maritime Link a "good project, but a bad deal", PC leader Jamie Baillie filed his planned opening remarks for next Tuesday's hearing, calling on the Utility and Review Board to reject the Maritime Link application because there is insufficient evidence to prove it is the lowest cost, long-term option for ratepayers.
Baillie says the PC Caucus will not support the application, as filed, because the deal and the process are flawed and pass all the risk on to ratepayers.
In a news release Thursday, Progressive Conservative Party leader Jamie Baillie is asking for comments about the best way to modernize liquor laws and allow for the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores.