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    Check-In, Monday, June 12

    Good Morning County! Happy Sunny Monday. This weekend I attended the annual Teacher Placement Process, and it was undoubtedly one of the smoothest I have seen in my 5 or 6 years of involvement. Over 650 jobs were available at the event, and there were approximately 150 teacher appointments. This should mean some good news […]

    Check-In, Monday, June 5

    Good morning County, Well, election day has come and gone, and it looks like we will be facing another 4 years of a Liberal majority. If social media is any sort of measure, the election¬†generated a great deal of disappointment from many areas. Not specifically because of the result, although certainly there was a fairly […]

    Meet the Candidate: Responses to our 10 questions #nselxn #nspoli #Vote4Ed

    Hey County, Last Wednesday night, we held a meet the candidate event at the Sackville Legion. Fourteen candidates from four parties attended to engage members (Atlantica, Green, NDP, PC- in alphabetical order). That’s huge. We requested that candidates OR their parties respond to the guiding questions we provided as a framework for discussion. In the […]

    Check-In, Monday, May 23rd

    Good morning County! Hope your long week-end was fabulous! If yours was anything like mine, it was a relaxing few days, featuring a few good laughs and at least a few good stories. And, it probably included at least one good conversation about the upcoming election. If one looks at the numbers, it seems like […]

    Check-In, Monday, May 15th

    Well, election fever still dominates the day. Last week, the NSTU’s decision to join the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour raised quite a few eyebrows. Certainly joining the Federation, with their traditional alignment with the New Democratic Party, was seen by some as a definite move to political partisanship. However, when speaking on the subject, […]