Local first-time voters have their say in Election 2019

ELMSDALE: Three first-time voters in East Hants, Grand Lake, and Stewiacke say they felt it was important for them and their peers to vote in the Oct. 21 election because “today impacts tomorrow.” Phylecia Ferguson of Elmsdale; Abby Carmichael of Grand Lake; and Spencer Osborne of Stewiacke all were voting for the first time in...

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Election 2019: Where you can cast your vote in East Hants

EAST HANTS: Here is a list of the polling locations throughout East Hants for the federal riding of Kings-Hants for the Oct. 21 federal election. Residents will be voting for a new MP to represent them and their concerns in Ottawa at Parliament Hill. Running for that position are: Kody Blois (Liberal); Matt Southall (People’s...

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Candidate Profile: Get to know Central Nova Green Party’s Barry Randle

Name: Barry Randle Community:Pictou Family: The Green family Profession:Small business owner Why are you running? I have finally decided to run, after being involved peripherally for many years, because of the urgency of the impending climate disaster. I felt it was time not just to talk the talk but walk the walk. What do you...

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Candidate Profile: Get to know Betsy MacDonald, running in Central Nova

Betsy MacDonald is running for the NDP in Central Nova Name: Betsy MacDonald Community: Antigonish Family:Mother of 7-year-old daughter (Alison) Profession:Community organizer, political activist and musician Why are you running? I decided to run out of concern for the future of my seven-year-old daughter. She and her peers are facing an insecure future due to...

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Candidate Profile: Get to know NDP’s Matt Stickland

Stickland running for NDP in Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Name:Matt Stickland Community: Live in Lawrencetown, running in Sackville Preston Chezzetcook Family: I have been married for four years; my wife and I have a son, who’s just starting to master walking. Profession: I was in the Navy for 10 and a half years serving on Frigates and then...

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Kody Blois chosen as Kings-Hants Liberal candidate

KINGS HANTS: The vacancy in the Kings Hants Liberal Party seat has been filled. The Liberal Party of Canada has a new candidate in the riding of Kings-Hants. Kody Blois of Belnan has won the nomination and will represent the liberals in the upcoming federal election. “I can think of no greater privilege than to...

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