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As he marks his 30th year as a newsman, Nova Scotian-Halifax journalist Andrew Macdonald is taking the next step in the logical evolution of his news career.

Compelling Journalism in the Maritimes Since 1989 has a home at , with Andrew launching into media ownership two years ago.

Andrew has been a business and political journalist, who frequently talks to the billionaires in the Atlantic, but is also comfortable chatting with fish plant workers in the region.

He has interviewed prime ministers and premiers, as well as business titans, the movers and shakers of the region.

If you enjoyed the popular Macdonald Report from 2014-2017,  you will really like the Macdonald Notebook, as Andrew goes into media ownership.

Erin O’Toole, who ran to head the national Tory party recently remarked: “The Movers and Shakers read you, Andrew”.

With a knack for business and politico reporting, Andrew will bring original story content from the Maritimes to his new journalistic endeavour.

Sign up at today – Compelling Journalism in the Maritimes Since 1989 has a new home.

Andrew was introduced to the news business in grade school between 1982 and 1986, when, as a paperboy, he delivered The Chronicle-Herald to over 100 customers.

Our Mission Statement

The Macdonald Notebook is a new online weekend news website, focused on Business, Inside Politics and cultural affairs in Nova Scotia – and in Prince Edward Island.

We specialize in scoops each weekend – original news articles not found elsewhere.

Our mandate is to produce compelling articles – and we do not chase or report on news releases or go to press conferences.

We rely on our robust news sources and our rich contact database to bring you unique news articles not found in other media.


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