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Eddie Cornwallis

Is this the 'smoking gun'?

I see my friends at Frank Magazine are in the soup again, a very thin, tasteless broth cooked up by police and their dear friends at the N.S. Public Prosecution Service.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, Well, dog-gone as I’s ever gone and done it dis time, Diary. I tries to do da rite ting but in da end all I dose is get me ox in a ditch deeper.
Likes, I’s been gettin’ all dese angry letters and phone calls just coz da otter day I went to church.

Frank Cameron

Advice for Waye Mason’s No. 1 fan...

The municipal election is getting closer, and the citizens of the Halifax Regional Municipality are preparing to mark their little X on the paper or vote electronically for the person who will represent them for the next four years on council.

Frank Covers

19
Sep
The battle of John Buchanan's life

The battle of John Buchanan's life

John Buchanan has prostate cancer and it has metastized to the bone to his right leg. But the former premier is upbeat. Upbeat but realistic.
“Look, I’m 85 years old. Nobody goes on forever, but I’ve got a few years left,” he told me over the speaker phone in his 3 Leiblin Drive bedroom in Spryfield.

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22
Aug
Alleged Catherine Campbell murderer's tough night in the clink

Alleged Catherine Campbell murderer's tough night in the clink

A source close to the matter says a mischief charge laid against the man accused of murdering Truro police constable Catherine Campbell last fall is related to a broken sprinkler at the Burnside jail.

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

Candidate Brian and the GBABA

Oh, heavens, in my haste to lay the much coveted Frankland hand of forgiveness on the balding scalp of former Glace Bay MLA Dave Wilson as he makes a bid for a seat on Cape Breton Municipal Council, I neglected to mention that there’s a third candidate running in District 10.

Can Dave Wilson rise again?

“But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “You cannot possibly raise him, for he has been politically dead for six years...”
Then Jesus said, “Frig-off, out my way woman, did I not tell you that the dead man was scape-goated and has long paid for his sins?”

Media Madness

The persecution, er, prosecution of Frank Magazine

When N.S. Public Prosecution Service communications gal Chris Hansen contacted yours truly on July 11 to advise that a document serving as the centerpiece of my organ’s latest bombshell would soon be placed under a publication ban, she remembers that I didn’t take the news well.

Andrew’s adventures in court

Last night I had a dream. I had a dream I lived at a difficult time in a difficult place.
I had a dream that beneath brilliant blue skies, beside the vastness of the North Atlantic, in the land of Joe Howe, a resolute defender of a free press, that all was not well.

Frank Letters

Doc Dave did speak out...

Dear Frank: Re: The Options In Amherst, Frank 749.
I read your story on the mayoralty race in Amherst and the fact that no candidate had taken George Baker to task over the racial slur.

Ol’ ‘Spanky’ Corkum still rollin’ along

Dear Frank: Time sure flies when you’re de-facto ruler of a small rural town.

Urban Undulations

Jail charge dropped

Further to my story last time out, the Crown has withdrawn the mischief charge faced by Christopher Garnier, 28, the Halifax man accused of murder in the death of Truro police officer Catherine Campbell last year.

Did Steven Skinner murder Timothy John Kelly?

According to Ashley Walsh, on December 12, 2009, her father was at home, getting ready to go to a friend’s house to watch a Mixed Martial Arts fight on pay-per-view. But he never made it.

Speaker's Corner

The battle of John Buchanan's life

John Buchanan has prostate cancer and it has metastized to the bone to his right leg. But the former premier is upbeat. Upbeat but realistic.

The Buchanans' magic ‘people’ touch

John & Mavis Buchanan. One is the consummate people politician, the other is the consummate political wife. It was that way for all of John Buchanan’s 40 years in political life.

Wanker of the Week

Self-annointed ‘statesman’ Peter MacKay

In the wake of his decision not to offer — this time — for the federal Conservative leadership, The Globe and Mail asked Peter MacKay which candidate he’s likely to support in the contest.

Wanker of the Week: Heartless homecare bureaucrats

Remember those chest-thumping headlines that featured Health Minister Leo Glavine, along with provincial bureaucrats and the VON, boasting about how successful they’ve been in cutting waitlists for homecare as of late?
Sheri Greene certainly does.

Law & Disorder

Jail charge dropped

Further to my story last time out, the Crown has withdrawn the mischief charge faced by Christopher Garnier, 28, the Halifax man accused of murder in the death of Truro police officer Catherine Campbell last year.

The persecution, er, prosecution of Frank Magazine

When N.S. Public Prosecution Service communications gal Chris Hansen contacted yours truly on July 11 to advise that a document serving as the centerpiece of my organ’s latest bombshell would soon be placed under a publication ban, she remembers that I didn’t take the news well.

Guy Pothier

Remembering the Clairtone saga

Even Sinatra Listens To Sinatra On One. That was ad copy for high end stereo systems produced by the Clairtone Sound Corporation, which rose and fell in Stellarton during the 1960s.

One election, two candidates from hell

I am of course a columnist. I have had a background in speechwriting. So it might be a natural career progression for me to become a political consultant/strategist.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

Denture overseers snap at Valley clinic gal

The owner of four Annapolis region denturist clinics has been
slapped with a suspension from the province’s Denturist Licensing
Board.
In a decision that came down July 26, the board ruled that
Katherine Purcell, owner and operator of Valley Dentures Services

Northern N.S. News

Fire guy’s romance drama has his comrades fuming

Sources say there’s a volunteer fireman in Pictou County who is something of a lothario.