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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Digby – You’ll dig it once you know it
LETTER TO EDITOR: Doctors share perspectives of their work in Digby and explain why they are leaving
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Negativity on doctor issue damages the hard work and relationships we have been building
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Doctor recruitment and the messages people hear
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A duty to care – thoughts on doctors leaving Digby
LETTER: Railway owner weighs in on Hantsport aboiteau issue
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consultation and collaboration with fishermen needed on whale situation
I have watched from the comfort of my home – this from Ottawa and DFO: “Robust, science-based, coherent measures to protect these highly endangered North Atlantic right whales; we’re really playing Russian roulette with the entire ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Heed the drug warnings
The RCMP was wise to issue a warning about fentanyl (Vanguard; June 6, 2018). However, “seizures” are not likely caused by fentanyl. Anecdotes from folk who “admitted to using the drug” is not scientific evidence. Drug users ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to 'My illness worked in my favour'
DIGBY, N.S. – I read with incredulity, amazement and puzzlement your article on Mr. Gavel’s success in being matched with a doctor in Digby once Dr. Bander retired from his large practice. I continue to pinch myself to be sure I ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's support the Town of Yarmouth on the arts centre
YARMOUTH, N.S. – It is refreshing to see the Town of Yarmouth taking a significant leadership role in developing a major community facility for the area – a regional arts centre. Groups I worked with in the past had to debate ...
OP-ED: Organ and tissue donation awareness
The following is an op-ed from Karen Belliveau, the aunt of organ donor Mandi Diane LeBlanc of Church Point, Digby County. She write this for National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, which was April 23-29. Mandi's last wish was ...
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thank you to Lions Club of Yarmouth from Fidelis House
YARMOUTH, N.S. – On behalf of the volunteers at Fidelis House, we want to publicly express our sincere appreciation to the Yarmouth Lions Club for their fundraising efforts on our behalf. The event, a roast beef dinner at the Lions Hall on ...
LETTER: Status quo on crosswalk issue for Holmes Hill questioned
The much sought after crosswalk at Mariners Drive and Riverbank Drive on Holmes Hill, Hantsport, was not approved by council. ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health care system is complex
The celebration of collaborative practice article presents citizens of the area with hope and optimism regarding our lived experience of gaining timely care in this rural place. The Digby Area Health Coalition welcomes Doctors Bourget, Chang, ...
LETTER: Profit from marijuana sales should be directed to health care
How should government spend the profits? ...
LETTER: Say a prayer for Westray Mine victims and survivors
Having worked there the one thing I wonder about every anniversary is how are those that survived making out. As there was no discussion about Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) back then these employees were left on their own to find a way to deal ...