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21
Feb

Warren Olsen on his big package

Via email, the former CAO of Richmond County says he would be “disappointed” if confidential details pertaining to his departure from the municipality were leaked to my goodself.
Last time out in this space, I described documents that had Warren Olsen leaving the job with $97,490 — the equivalent of nine months’ salary — plus an additional $5,267 for unused vacation pay.

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06
Feb
Warren's big payout

Warren's big payout

Just days after Richmond County Warden Brian Marchand admitted to the CBC that perhaps last year’s forensic audit of the municipality’s affairs — which, honestly, didn’t add much to the findings of the ombudsman’s report that preceded it — was a teensy waste of taxpayer’s money, Frank Magazine has uncovered what some might argue is a rather more galling waste.

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23
Jan

Regrets, I’ve had a few... but NOT about this!

Ladies and gentlemen, I am from Cape Breton.
I know too well the narrative of the Dominion Steel & Coal Company and the company store. And so on, and so forth.
I am well versed in the purpose, the utility and the necessity of a strong union. No lectures are required. I’ll pass on the lectures, thanks very much.

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23
Jan
The back-alley extortionists of the Strait Regional School Board

The back-alley extortionists of the Strait Regional School Board

At Frankland Presstime, the militancy of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union has taught hard-pressed Nova Scotia taxpayers a great deal.
We have learned that the arrogance of teachers far outstrips the arrogance of doctors, who, up until this point at least have been carrying the banner of self-importance and braggadocio.

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09
Jan
The Christmas disgrace of Greenfield’s Three Stooges

The Christmas disgrace of Greenfield’s Three Stooges

Greenfield Elementary School at 25 James Street, New Waterford, became a national disgrace laughing stock when on Monday morning, December 19, 2016, The Three Stooges forced Santa Claus out of the publicly owned school.

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