Tag: opinion

  • Opinion: Lunenburg overlooks Indigenous consultation on Blockhouse Hill to detriment

    Opinion: Lunenburg overlooks Indigenous consultation on Blockhouse Hill to detriment

    Blockhouse Hill wasn’t always a tourist bureau atop a hill. The tourist bureau blockhouse replica hints at the original settlers’ use of the land; namely to keep Mi’kmaq and Acadians out of Town.

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  • OPINION: Bill C-18 hypocritical in face of taxpayer-funded news placement service

    OPINION: Bill C-18 hypocritical in face of taxpayer-funded news placement service

    If the federal government wants to ensure Canadian news media outlets get paid their fair share, I will suggest some low-hanging fruit as a starting point: stop spending taxpayer money on a publicity company to produce your own news stories and distribute them to editors who could benefit from advertising dollars.

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  • Bon Vivant, Bad Vivant: Let Bridgewater be the Paris of Nova Scotia

    Bon Vivant, Bad Vivant: Let Bridgewater be the Paris of Nova Scotia

    Bridgewater Mayor David Mitchell should be applauded for directing town staff to explore allowing alcohol consumption in designated outdoor public areas, which would make Bridgewater the Paris of Nova Scotia.

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