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Eddie Cornwallis

Democracy in action & other jokes

On May 30, Nova Scotians, 18 years of age and over, are being asked to do what they’ve been doing for years.
They are asked to vote.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

Bad news in the MBS Bunker

The spring 2017 ratings book came out last week.

Frank Cameron

What’s in a DARTMOUTH ferry name?

Have you been following the quest for a name for two new ferries in the Dartmouth Ferry fleet?

Frank Covers

03
Oct
Is the ombudsman closing in on CBC Nova Scotia's culture of victimhood?

Is the ombudsman closing in on CBC Nova Scotia's culture of victimhood?

Always good to hear from one of our tiny, little moles inside CBC Nova Scotia.
That said, I see there is much fear and loathing inside Mother Corp HQ on Chebucto Road.

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19
Sep
The battle of John Buchanan's life

The battle of John Buchanan's life

John Buchanan has prostate cancer and it has metastized to the bone to his right leg. But the former premier is upbeat. Upbeat but realistic.
“Look, I’m 85 years old. Nobody goes on forever, but I’ve got a few years left,” he told me over the speaker phone in his 3 Leiblin Drive bedroom in Spryfield.

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

The Tory teachers

Oh, what a tangled web it is of Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party teachers.
My word.

Another case of campaign foot in mouth

The principal of Richmond Academy is apologizing after she referred to the premier as a “loon” in a recent email correspondence.

Media Madness

Bad day at Bell Road...

Saving Private Ryan earned 11 Academy Award nominations and a Best Director win for Steven Spielberg. Saving Anchorman Jim Nunn didn’t earn me a damn thing. Neither did Saving Anchorman Frank Cameron moments earlier the same day. Nada. Zilch. There’s no justice.

Nitwit name-pickers have a blast

Nothing brings out idiocy faster than an internet poll, and the list of name suggestions for the new Dartmouth ferries is no exception. Everyone has an opinion but no one realizes that in some cases their opinions probably shouldn’t have been expressed.

Frank Letters

Like a dog with a bone...

Dear Frank: Re: Death Of A Political Salesman, by Cliff Boutilier, Frank 767.

Saw this coming...

Dear Frank: As your staff astrologist, I’d like to point out that I saw it all coming.
Discarded Dartmouth South Tory candidate Jad Crnogornac was born November 9, 1974. As such, Jad was born under the 8th sign of the Zodiac, Scorpio.

Urban Undulations

Bad day at Bell Road...

Saving Private Ryan earned 11 Academy Award nominations and a Best Director win for Steven Spielberg. Saving Anchorman Jim Nunn didn’t earn me a damn thing. Neither did Saving Anchorman Frank Cameron moments earlier the same day. Nada. Zilch. There’s no justice.

Nitwit name-pickers have a blast

Nothing brings out idiocy faster than an internet poll, and the list of name suggestions for the new Dartmouth ferries is no exception. Everyone has an opinion but no one realizes that in some cases their opinions probably shouldn’t have been expressed.

Speaker's Corner

The Tory teachers

Oh, what a tangled web it is of Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party teachers.
My word.

Another case of campaign foot in mouth

The principal of Richmond Academy is apologizing after she referred to the premier as a “loon” in a recent email correspondence.

Wanker of the Week

Wanker of the Week

Frank Magazine would like to acknowledge that this edition of Wanker of the Week was produced in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'Kmaq people.

Every dog has its day. And ‘Killer’ Kelvin’s is long past.

Senator Kelvin Ogilvie is a senator who actually accomplished something in life, unlike the army of political toadies, fartcatchers and bagmen who surround him in the Red Chamber.

Law & Disorder

Papa Panopalis cops to peace bond

Court documents show CTV Greek goddess Maria Panopalis’s dad, ex-restaurateur Tom Panopalis, agreed to enter into a peace bond in exchange for the Crown dropping the sexual assault charge he faced.

Cabbie Ronnie Henderson’s fatal final fare

Over dinner in Tantallon recently, the former Mrs. Ronnie Henderson tells me she would never have met her future husband if it wasn’t for one fateful phonecall.

Guy Pothier

Appropriating the appropriators

Hal Niedzviecki was the former editor of Write, the house organ of the Writers Union of Canada. He sparked a firestorm and lost his job when he defended the right of writers to explore cultures and themes beyond their own background, experience and identity.

New skirmish in the Cornwallis Wars

The Cornwallis Wars have resumed, now that HRM Council has agreed to reconsider the future of Cornwallis Park and the Cornwallis statue in front of the Westin Hotel near the Via Rail station.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

Trouble in the stacks, er, shafts

It’s been a relatively quiet year on the campuses of Nova Scotia, with nary a rape chant, gentleman’s club or medical student  (allegedly) murdered for drug money, which likely helped passers-by at Acadia’s Vaughan Library hear the banging and yelling coming from inside the facility’s elevator ea

Northern N.S. News

Accuser tells of ‘toxic’ support by colleagues for the man she says raped her

The woman who accused Behrang Foroughi of drugging and brutally raping her says dozens of her colleagues signed a petition in support of her alleged rapist.
Margaret Clark* made the startling admission under cross-examination at Foroughi’s sexual assault preliminary hearing in 2015.