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21
Aug
Sydney doc's bad day

Sydney doc's bad day

Cape Breton emergency room physician Dr. Queenette “Quinie” Asuquo is a woman on the move. And I’m not just referring to her passion for international travel. Although Quinie’s Instagram account shows she’s visited the Caribbean, the Netherlands and her native Nigeria so far this calendar year, I have to tell you about a shorter jaunt which she didn’t feel the need to document on social media.

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21
Aug
Nurse, I think I need a happy pill...

Nurse, I think I need a happy pill...

The Cape Breton nurse who whined to the provincial government about her high-end taxpayer-funded salary being made public continues to do quite nicely. Thank you very much. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, Shannon Sidney of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital earned $127,403.44.

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21
Aug

Slings and roundabouts in C.B. nursing

A good ol’ Frankland glance over this year’s stack of nurse’s salaries suggest that the province is trying to minimize unsafe and costly overtime-itis in the nursing profession. But there’s still much work left to do. Nonetheless, vital signs are encouraging, indeed.

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07
Aug
The Joe Menchefski (dead) beat goes on....

The Joe Menchefski (dead) beat goes on....

I hear that Joe Menchefski’s six-year romantic relationship with Sydney realtor Alexis Rudderham ended in much the same fashion as his business relationsips tend to: rather messy, and mostly his fault.

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07
Aug
From the nut doesn’t fall far  from the tree files...

From the nut doesn’t fall far from the tree files...

A sentencing date of October 30 has been set aside for a former Sydney car salesman, who in March pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of child pornography.
Gregory Allen Walsh, 63, originally faced an additional count of child luring, which was later dropped.
The porn offences alleged to have taken place between March 17 and March 22, 2016.

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