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15
May
Remembering Mona Parsons

Remembering Mona Parsons

Born in Middleton in 1901, Mona Louise Parsons attended Acadia University and studied acting in the U.S. before moving to New York City in 1929, where she became a Ziegfeld chorus girl. By 1935, she had become a nurse.

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15
May
Remembering St. Paul: Death of a political salesman

Remembering St. Paul: Death of a political salesman

Monday, May 8 was a tempestuous day for a funeral. Fitting for Paul MacEwan.
About 200 mourners and such scattered the pews at historic Holy Redeemer Church in Whitney Pier for the 45-minute service. An interfaith affair brought to you by Fr. Paul Murphy and Archdeacon Brenda Drake of nearby St. Alban’s Anglican.

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15
May
Mark of greatness...

Mark of greatness...

It was early summer, 1974. I’d just finished my supper hour sportscast at the CBC Television studios on Bell Road and had immediately headed across the street to the Canada Games Diamond on the Halifax Common.

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01
May
Big City Drama at the Farmer's Daughter

Big City Drama at the Farmer's Daughter

One of three come-from-aways lured to Inverness County by the promise of free land and a simple life last fall, Vancouver gal Sonja Andersen now says she and her 11-year-old daughter have had enough.
“We came. We tried. Were abused,” the 42-year-old tells me, adding, “Now we have to leave.”

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01
May
The straw that broke  the Crnogorac’s back...

The straw that broke the Crnogorac’s back...

On Saturday morning February 4, Jad Crnogorac let her social media followers know that something big was coming.
“I have a big secret I can’t wait to share with everyone,” she wrote.
Six weeks later the newly minted Tory candidate was out of the bag.

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