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Dear Stephen McNeil,

Today, I am sitting here, trying to be calm and trying harder not to cry. I have cried far too much over the past year. First due to constant pain, and then due to horrible consequences I have faced, caused … Continue reading

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A letter to my girls

To my girls. It is Mother’s Day. And I am overwhelmed with emotions this year, in volumes I have not felt before. I have always been a bit of an emotional mess on this one day every year, due to … Continue reading

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Closures of all sorts opening people’s eyes

Dear Lisa, What do you do when you live in Cape Breton, you have a doctor shortage, two hospitals are slated to close, ERs are almost always closed, there is a chronic shortage of ambulances and the Minister of Health … Continue reading

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The Environment Needs its Own Local and Independent Journalism

“I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” ― Christopher Hitchens Living in the Maritimes, it is easy to go decades without a complete understanding of a troubling, and perhaps even corrupted system … Continue reading

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What are we waiting for?

If you have been listening to the discussion around clear cutting and glyphosate spraying in the province, you will know that Prof. Lahey presented a Forestry Review, three months ago, months after its anticipated completion. You will also know that … Continue reading

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Trying to pull one over on me, regarding private healthcare and not-for-profit

I have been trying to free myself up a bit to come back to the Unified Health story since the day I wrote the last blog…. Much has happened or exposed itself, quickly in the days after my blog was … Continue reading

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Don’t vote for the Liberals and they will get even…..

Thanks to Lisa for giving us more honesty to think about when we consider which Premier we should or should not elect next time…. – from Lisa Bond Monday, June 25th, 2018, is a day that will stick in my … Continue reading

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And yet she persisted.

A number of months ago, I posted about my good friend, Lisa, and her family. Their situation was critical. (https://onenotsoboredhousewife.ca/2017/07/21/health-care-or-health-crisis/#more-4456)

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Dear Government of Nova Scotia, your science and facts fail the sniff test

Nobel Prize Winner, Robert A. Millikan once said, “To distort the facts to conform to the opinions has become well-nigh irresistible.” These days, if government in Nova Scotia want people to believe their opinion, it is too tempting to leave … Continue reading

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Wonderful and an honour

How great it can be to be recognized and mentioned in the blogging circles. This really is thrilling.  

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