Premier Stephen McNeil has three former media mavens in his employ, but I believe it’s him and him alone who has decided to negotiate in the media.
He is telling the teachers of Nova Scotia, and, indeed, all Nova Scotians, about all the great perks our teachers have, including an annual average salary of $80,000.
Like a bird on the wire
Like a drunk in a midnight choir
I have tried in my way to be free.
When my daughter Seanna was born in July 1960, her mother’s medical expenses were paid by Maritime Medical Care and Blue Cross. Maritime Medical Care was owned and controlled by the doctors of Nova Scotia. I was a subscriber through my work at Maritime Broadcasting. They picked up the bulk of the tab and the rest was covered by Blue Cross.
“An old man returns to Paris, as every old man must,” songwriter Will Holt once wrote. “He finds the winter winds blow cold. His dreams have turned to dust.”
Not this old man. I went to France with a purpose. I wanted to see the place where they buried my grandfather, Augustus Frank Cameron.
I’m on Facebook along with over a billion other people. My daughter Tracy started the page for me.
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