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06
Mar
An A-plus for teacher Jamie’s cellphones lesson

An A-plus for teacher Jamie’s cellphones lesson

I would like to give a shout out to Jamie Lynn Quinn. She’s a teacher at Herring Cove Junior High in HRM, and you might have heard that she came up with a bold idea that the students in her Grade 8 class could do without their precious little cellphones for a week.

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21
Feb
Bedford blowup & radio remembrance

Bedford blowup & radio remembrance

I couldn’t help but notice a galling instance of HLLIFLX creep the other day.
During a piece by the CBC’s Brett Ruskin about the deplorable conditions at the Bedford Magazine — everything’s in danger of going kablooey, apparently — some Navy communications person referred to it as the Halifax Magazine.

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06
Feb
A little advice from our man Frank

A little advice from our man Frank

What’s that, Nova Scotia (et al) newsmakers? You want me to share my experience and wisdom with you? Why, don’t mind if I do...
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To Premier Stephen McNeil: Shut up! You are flying against all wisdom and common sense in perpetrating your anti-union agenda on the teachers, Let the hired help do it. Don’t negotiate in the media. It never works.
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09
Jan
Cow Bayers won’t be moooo-ved!

Cow Bayers won’t be moooo-ved!

From the people responsible for the pernicious Halifax creep we’ve been experiencing for the last few years — that is, the placement of those unwanted HLLIFLX signs all over Dartmouth and down along the Eastern Shore — comes a move to dispense with the vast majority of Cow Bay.

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12
Dec
A lump of coal for McNeil, Casey et al

A lump of coal for McNeil, Casey et al

I’m 78 years old and I still believe in the union movement.
Unions have changed and evolved over the years, but there is a segment of society who still believes that unions are the great pariahs and get in the way of progressive government.

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