Monthly Archives: July 2015

CICR-FM gets 4-month licence extension

Parrsboro’s community radio station has been granted a temporary, four-month licence renewal until December 31. In a notice issued yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said the short-term “administrative renewal” will give the Commission more time to consider the … Continue reading

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Tim Fedak tour at Wasson’s Bluff: from deer carcasses to dinosaur bones

“This is one of the most beautiful places in the province,” Tim Fedak says as he begins a tour Saturday of Wasson’s Bluff on the Minas Basin, 8.5 kilometres east of Parrsboro. The director/curator of the Fundy Geological Museum is … Continue reading

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Main & Station: Drawings depict horrors of Lyme disease, artist calls for better testing and treatment

Montreal artist Donna Jacobs is hoping her charcoal drawings on display at Parrsboro’s Main & Station will raise awareness about the horrors of Lyme disease as well as the urgent need for improved diagnosis and treatment. Jacobs says the exhibit, … Continue reading

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Theatre as 3-D sculpture: Art Lab exhibits the work of Stephen Osler

Stephen Osler’s new exhibition in the Community Gallery at Parrsboro’s Art Lab features work from his long career as a set designer, artist and print maker. Osler, who was the resident designer at Ship’s Company Theatre for six years, is … Continue reading

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Colin Curleigh on Canadian dithering during Cuban Missile Crisis

Retired military commander Colin Curleigh says the Canadian government acted shamefully more than 50 years ago when it dithered over honouring our commitments to help defend North America. It happened in the fall of 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis … Continue reading

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