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31
Mar
Ye take the low road an' I'll take the high road... to China

Ye take the low road an' I'll take the high road... to China

Personally, I’m not a big fan of the bagpipe. But the powers that be in China apparently are. 
A plan is in the works to ship Annapolis County musicians over to Quzhou, China to help celebrate the birthday of the philosopher Confucius. County CAO John Ferguson and Warden Tim Habinsky say our cousins in the Far East will be footing the bill. 
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31
Mar
Politicians LOOKING STUPID

Politicians LOOKING STUPID

Halifax Liberal MP (pro tempore) Andy Fillmore enjoys Halifax’s “Burger Week.” Seven days of experimental gourmet burgers. 
Here, backbencher Andy tries the Jr. MacGlamboy Cheeseburger. Similar to the A&W Teen Burger, but without the substance or the maturity. Lots of spice but not v. filling. 
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18
Mar
When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

 At the time of this dispatch an influential figure on the Nova Scotia political landscape is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Halifax Infirmary after suffering a heart attack. 
 That said, a brief look back at the political career of Elmer MacKay, 81, doesn’t seem inappropriate. 
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18
Mar
Sydney Container Terminal talk white noise

Sydney Container Terminal talk white noise

If excitable chatter from our betters is any indication, major international shipping companies will be signing on the dotted line to call on a new Sydney container terminal very, very, very soon. 
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17
Mar
The Year of the Tory Pig Dog Near Extinction

The Year of the Tory Pig Dog Near Extinction

 The second Brian Mulroney majority in 1988, as difficult as this may sound to believe, was a harbinger of things to come. That being the near extinction of the federal PC Party in the disastrous 1993 general election. 
 Elmer MacKay, for example, lost a remarkable two-thirds of his majority in Central Nova in ’88. 
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