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Dec
VBall meet spiked

VBall meet spiked

It was a rather rowdy Sunday over at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro and sports complex on December 4, and we’re not talking about the action on the ice. Behind the unassuming glass doors of a meeting room, off to the side of the rink, gathered the members and supporters of Volleyball Nova Scotia for the annual AGM and airing of grievances.

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28
Nov
Chignecto-Central School Board teachers prepare for the breadline

Chignecto-Central School Board teachers prepare for the breadline

Again we pull back the curtain on the omnipotent Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union, Liette Doucet, prop., and their pitched battle to get a “fair wage” settlement from Stephen McNeil’s Liberal Government.
Again we showcase the starvation wages of the deeply exploited members of the NSTU.

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28
Nov
Mounties say a sad farewell

Mounties say a sad farewell

It didn’t make any local headlines, but I hear the funeral for RCMP Inspector Tony Perry in Antigonish on October 29 was a particularly somber event.
As columns of Mounties, active and retired, marched through the town to honour the 28-year veteran, a quiet air of discontent about the way the force deals with member stress and suicide followed along with them.

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14
Nov
Ashley Madison in Academe

Ashley Madison in Academe

The hacked list of local Ashley Madison users revealed by Frank last time out is causing no small amount of chatter around the halls of Moncton’s Crandall University, I understand.
That’s because Crandall U — formerly known as the Atlantic Baptist College — rather famously forces employees to sign a moral code promising to avoid sexual relations outside of marriage.

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31
Oct
Stupid Criminals Files...

Stupid Criminals Files...

You may have heard of Pictou rezzie Mitchell Scott Walsh’s $13 tab for an attempted robbery charge, but the hapless heister’s caper was pretty ridiculous in other ways, too.
It all began early in the evening of July 9, when Walsh wandered into the Foord Street Tobacco Shop and demanded the store clerk open the register.
“I can’t open it,” replied the clerk.

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