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MacPolitics: Chester’s Peterson-Rafuse On Film Tax Credit

Denise Peterson-Rafuse, the NDP incumbent in Chester-St. Margaret’s, believes she is in a position to take the majority of the votes from those working in the film industry.

Just two years ago, there were 2,000 folk employed in the industry, and historically the bulk of them live in artisan communities doting the South Shore. Then the Liberal government of Stephen McNeil gutted the film tax credit, removing a fund of $24 million in what Peterson-Rafuse calls an ill-conceived move.

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Opinion: Mind-Boggling Promises Ignore Lack Of Growth

Last year, Richard Saillant, the former director of the Donald J. Savoie Institute at the Université de Moncton published A Tale of Two Countries, How the Great Demographic Imbalance is Pulling Canada Apart. His argument centres on how provincial governments must change the way they are doing business or the burden of our demography will eventually prove unbearable.

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Maritime Recipe: Mediterranean Lamb Shanks

One the glories of Maritime agriculture is our fine textured and mild flavoured local lamb. The Northumberland Lamb Market Co-operative plant in Bible Hill, recently upgraded and in receipt of a federal license, serves about 90 sheep farms across the region and supplies Sobeys with consistently excellent fresh lamb.

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