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Oct 7, 2022 | Free

By Andrew Macdonald

The Macdonald Notebook has published 6,505 stories since our launch as Nova Scotia’s Weekend news read.

We are now in our sixth year as a strong independent journalism outlet, with a team of writers in Halifax, Lunenburg & Up in Cape Breton.

Offering Business news stories on an exclusive basis, and covering the machinations of Inside Politics, we publish each weekend, on Saturdays & Sundays.

Here are the headlines of the free sample articles, which showcase our comprehensive approach to NS storytelling, and old-fashioned journalism:

  • Exclusive: Don Mills Credits Parents For Biz Hall of Fame Induction
  • Exclusive: MacPolitics: Stephen McNeil’s Only Media Interview About Liberal Disarray & Cover Up
  • Exclusive: MacPolitics: McNeil Campaigned in 2021 For Zach Churchill & Other Liberal Candidates – But Did Not Campaign With Iain Rankin In Last Summer’s Election – Iain Rankin Reportedly Did Not Disclose Second DUI Charge To McNeil Liberal Transition Team
  • MacPolitics: Andy Fillmore On His Endorsement of Angela Simmonds For NS Liberal leader
  • One-on-one with CTV’s Steve Murphy
  • Arthritis Society’s Celebrity Roast Features Brothers Don Mills & Jim Mills
  • Exclusive: MacPolitics: Iain Rankin Reportedly Did Not Disclose Second DUI Charge To McNeil Liberal Transition Team
  • MacPolitics: Guess Who Pre-read Dan Leger’s Tome On Stephen McNeil?: Steve Murphy – ‘There Is News In The Book’
  • Development Alert: Could Almon Street Post Office Bunker Become Apartment & Condo Project?
  • Dennis Campbell’s Bottom Line At Ambassatours Helped by Locals
  • Port of Halifax posts a record-breaking year
  • Meet Some Notebook Readers…
  • MacPolitics: NS Premier Tim Houston’s Stock Picks
  • MacPolitics: Sources Report Iain Rankin Did Not Tell Stephen McNeil Of His Two DUIs – only disclosed one DUI
  • Don Mills: Opinion: Non-Resident Tax Levy Threatens Unintended Consequences
  • MacPolitics: Exclusive: Jean Charest ‘The Underdog In Conservative Leadership Race’ – Tours Nova Scotia
  • Not Yet A Notebook Insider? We Are Affordably Priced & Offer A Well-Heeled Readership For Your Advertising Needs, Too
  • Exclusive: For Loblaw Exec Mark Boudreau, Championing The Food Bank Drive Is Personal
  • MacPolitics: Why Stephen McNeil Did Not Campaign With Iain Rankin
  • Exclusive: More On Former PM Brian Mulroney’s Northumberland Strait Property Play
  • Hydrostone Selling Scorecard: Highest Ever Sales Price & Second Highest Sales Price, $750K & $701K Respectively
  • MacPolitics: Part II: The Notebook Is Denied Media Registration For Liberal AGM, But We Find A Way To Offer Gavel-To-Gavel Coverage
  • Wadih Fares Gives Us A Tour Of Rockingham South – Ten-Year Build-Out Nearing Completion; Home to 4,000 Residents
  • Notebook Message: A Word Or Two On Passcode Sharing – Please Take Out An Affordable Paid Membership, Instead. Please! & Please!!
  • Garrison Brewery Celebrates 25 Years Of Crafting Fine Beer
  • Reporters Without Borders: Nobel Peace Prize To Journalists Highlights Importance Of Media
  • Brian Mulroney Reads The Macdonald Notebook….Do You? Readers Offer Notebook Endorsements…
  • MacPolitics: Tim Houston’s First Job As A Paperboy – Premier- Of NS Also Flipped McDonald Hamburgers on Lacewood

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