Information has come to light in the last two weeks of October showing that the provincial government is considering a proposal that could allow one of the country’s giant for-profit nursing home corporations to take over control of The Birches Home for Special Care.
Choices for hungry people in Musquodoboit Harbour have been expanding dramatically. The owners of the four new eateries profiled in this piece are all women: some just out of school, some with grown children, but all equally energetic, determined, and excited by their visions.
By Richard Bell
Long-time New Democratic Party incumbent Peter Stoffer (in office since 1997) faces three challengers in the newly-created riding of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook: Liberal Darrell Samson, Conservative Robert Strickland, and Green Mike Montgomery. Redistricting eliminated the eastern-most part of Stoffer’s old riding, Sackville-Eastern Shore.
The following four profiles take a look at how each person decided to become a candidate, and some insight into what their priorities will be if elected. For more information, check out their websites and social media postings.
Will the youth come out to vote in this election?