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06
Mar
The trouble with Tom & Amy

The trouble with Tom & Amy

While we’re on the topic of CBC Nova Scotia, and by way of follow-up to those ghastly ratings for their supperhour news package, the current name of which escapes me, we hear there’s quiet rumblings about a move in a different direction.

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06
Mar
Through the looking glass with some saviours of journalism

Through the looking glass with some saviours of journalism

On Thursday night, 19 hours before Frankland Deadline, we’re getting down to the short strokes, when managing editor Andrew Douglas hit me with this one:
“We’re working on Saturday.”
Interesting concept, I thought to myself, but hardly a capital suggestion. Does this meet the smell test?

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06
Mar
Thy will be done...

Thy will be done...

It pays to be on the side of the Lord.
Former Halifax Archbishop James Hayes left an estate of $1,350,000. That’s a lot of loaves and fishes.
Exact figures show the man who led the Catholic Church in Nova Scotia for 23 years, 1967 to his retirement in 1990, left:
l    $843,200 in real property.
l    $502,798.68 in personal property.

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06
Mar
Charlie Dillman, a Musquodoboit gentleman

Charlie Dillman, a Musquodoboit gentleman

Cyril “Charlie” Dillman loved a variety of things. His wife, his five kids, hard work, politics, classic cars and Frank Magazine.
We lost an original subscriber when Charlie died October 18 in the Halifax Infirmary at 70. He was certainly an original, in more ways than one. Good ways.

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06
Mar
How ‘Crys’ GT divided her fortune

How ‘Crys’ GT divided her fortune

Halifax’s business-minded Gwynne-Timothy clan lost their matriarch October 7.
Crystal Jean Gwynne-Timothy, “Crys” to friends, graduated from Dalhousie in 1950 with a commerce degree, and was a woman known for her elegance and artistic ability. Also an active and prominent member of Ashburn Golf Club until her dementia precluded same.

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