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We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

Re/Max Nova Commercial Real Estate agent, well known in Halifax business circles, Dan Sangster writes in:

“Andrew,

“Like the new look of The Macdonald Notebook. Easy to follow each story and also to find any story for the week.

“Be proud of your accomplishments to date and build on them going forward. Your tenacity in finding good stories and presenting the facts is very evident. Let your biggest assets, your passion and experience be your guide”.

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We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

We Get Mail: Don Mills, Colin White & A Texas Web Developer To Loblaw, JC Penny, Sony Playstation & Carnival Cruises Rate New Notebook Website…

We Get Mail: Readers Write On Notebook’s new website:

Halifax-Chester Basin business leader and a founder of a 40-year long leading poll entity, Don Mills writes:

“Really like your new format. Looks great and much easier to get to the content that would be of most interest to readers. Well done”.

Millennial entrepreneur, Colin White, who with his mother Debbie Power operates a housing rental agency, Power & Gold, which has a unique business line of renting out new apartments for developers, such as the new Bloom apartments in the Northend writes:

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We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

We Get Mail: Kingsley Brown Writes On Northern Pulp Mill

Kingsley Brown, President, Nova Scotia Landowners and Forest Fibre Producers Association writes a letter to The Notebook on a letter New Glasgow business person Paul Taylor sent in – which was published Friday and is elsewhere on this website.

Here is Kingsley Brown’s reply:

“Mr. Paul Taylor’s contribution to Notebook of the Province turning a blind eye to Northern Pulp’s proposed technology for its effluent treatment is not only correct—it’s perfectly correct, and ignored hitherto by all media platforms as a consequence of our growing rural-urban divide. Rural Nova Scotia should take notice.

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Opinion: Chad Bowie’s Take: Are NDP’s Gary Burrill’s Days Numbered Over Byelection Outcomes?

Opinion: Chad Bowie’s Take: Are NDP’s Gary Burrill’s Days Numbered Over Byelection Outcomes?

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By Chad Bowie

Are Gary Burrill’s days as NDP leader numbered?

At long last, Premier Stephen McNeil has called byelections in Truro-Millbrook-Salmon River and Cape Breton Centre. Voting day will be March 10.

For NDP leader Burrill, it’s do or die. That’s because his party is playing defence in both constituencies, and there’s no guarantee of victory in either.

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We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

We Get Mail: Paul Taylor On Ignoring Best Available Technology Results For Pulp Mill

New Glasgow business person Paul Taylor writes to The Notebook on Northern Pulp, and the Swedish mill leading environmental scene:

Well refreshing to hear Mr. (Tim) Houston being told the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservatives have to support the Northern Pulp mill. Tim Houston’s history on this file is his advocacy for a Class 2 environmental assessment, which shows total dishonesty in regards to the leader of the PCs coming-to-Jesus conversion of support for the Abercrombie mill.

The Liberals were right to make this a Class 1 as the effluent treatment project is an addition to a brown field operation, not the creation of a new operation in a green field.

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Antigonish PC Executive Meets Leader Tim Houston & Endorses Keeping Northern Pulp Open

Antigonish PC Executive Meets Leader Tim Houston & Endorses Keeping Northern Pulp Open

Antigonish County Tories told their leader Tim Houston Sunday they will support efforts to keep the Northern Pulp mill operating when it has environmental approval—and decided Tuesday to keep it a secret without explanation.

The county executive had been pushing Mr. Houston since becoming leader to take a position “and if you are unwilling to make that announcement then this Executive will have to show publicly its support for the mill.”

Mr. Houston was magnanimous, rising above petty feelings that have burdened the party on the issue. He did not oppose the county manifesto in any way, as if it were a triumph of the spirit and perhaps a sign of party reform.

The paper was drafted and read by Roger Porter, a long-time party loyalist. Here it is in full, straight from an outport Newfoundlander’s heart:

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We Get Mail: A Leading Commercial Real Estate Agent Dan Sangster Writes In…

We Get Mail: Dan O’Connor On Non Anglophone Quebec Politicians Taking The Province

“Peter McCreath knows his history, so he must have written in great haste when he said Brian Mulroney was a non-Quebec Prime Minister and the only Anglo Conservative to win a majority in Quebec since King. Brian Mulroney is a Quebecker. Anglo Conservative John Diefenbaker won a huge majority in Quebec in 1958. The only other Anglo Conservative leader to win a majority of seats in Quebec was, of course, Sir John A. Macdonald”.

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We Get Mail: Don Mills Rates Eatery Mappatura

On the weekend, The Notebook featured Spring Garden Road’s high end and popular eatery, Mappatura. Business leader Don Mills sent us a letter to editor on that news article: “This is one of our favourite restaurants in the city. Just had dinner there this past week...

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