By Andrew Macdonald Published Wednesday, Feb. 24th: A Live Well Lived: Ceres Container Terminal Pioneer and Founder dies At 95 The global shipping world is mourning the death of a legend in the container shipping world. News is getting out that Greek-born and later...
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FREE Article: Halifax Port: A Life Well Lived – Ceres Container Terminal Pioneer & Founder Chris Kritikos Dies Age 95
Chester Notes: A Chat With Navy Veteran Marty Martel & Dean Leland Takes Over Fo ‘c’ sle Tavern Monday
By Andrew Macdonald Chester Notes: (We've changed the column from the previously known brand, Chester Chatter) A Chat With Navy Veteran, Marty Martel (yes that his how they spell his name up in his native lands of Ottawa - in Cape Breton, they spell it with two 'l's...
MacPolitics: Randy Delorey Reflects On New Role As Justice Minister, Remembers Legacy Of Bill Gillis
By Corey LeBlanc ANTIGONISH - A swearing-in ceremony for provincial cabinet ministers is nothing new for Randy Delorey. The Antigonish MLA has served in a variety of ministerial roles since his election in 2013, including the health and wellness, finance and...
MacPolitics: Battleground Antigonish: Delorey, Macgillivray Back, But Who Will Carry PC Banner In Antigonish?
By Corey LeBlanc ANTIGONISH: With Iain Rankin sworn-in earlier this week as the 29th premier of Nova Scotia, questions of when the new Liberal leader might call a provincial election have only heightened. In anticipation of him dropping the writ – sooner rather than...
By Andrew Macdonald A former Globe & Mail political journalist in Ottawa & later Halifax has joined Premier Iain Rankin’s office. I refer to Jane Taber, who was well known for her colourful, lively and unique writing style. She took command of her office at...
By Andrew Macdonald During a period from 2012 to 2017, while Jane Taber was The Globe & Mail’s Atlantic bureau chief, she also frequently appeared on the popular 'Friday Politics' segment of CTV Atlantic's news, hosted by Steve Murphy. And at one time in Ottawa,...
MacPolitics: When Premiers Hire Journalists; Jane Taber Latest In String Of Journalists To Toil In Politics
By Andrew Macdonald As one of his first acts as Nova Scotia's newly minted premier, Iain Rankin has hired a former Ottawa and Halifax journalist as his chief spokesperson. In reaching into the ranks of journalism, Premier Rankin is following in the footsteps of...
MacPolitics: Another Word Or Two About Jane Taber…Gifted Political Journalist Turned Premier Iain Rankin Spokesperson
By Andrew Macdonald MacPolitics: When Political Journalists Dine with Politicos Further to the coverage in the Notebook On Saturday, detailing the new director of communications with Premier Iain Rankin’s office, this is a further story about Jane Taber. Beginning in...
By Dr. Sarah Fraser Guest Column I recently returned from Northwest Territories where I’d been working as a physician for the last six months. Now, back in Nova Scotia, I’m reflecting on what it’s been like to have worked in areas of Canada with relatively few cases...
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