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MP Wants an Inquiry into Mass Shootings

MP Wants an Inquiry into Mass Shootings

MP Wants an Inquiry into Mass Shootings

MP Wants an Inquiry into Mass Shootings

The Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for an federal inquiry into the mass shootings that began in Portapique.
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NS Parks and Campgrounds Prepare to Open

NS Parks and Campgrounds Prepare to Open

NS Parks and Campgrounds Prepare to Open

NS Parks and Campgrounds Prepare to Open

Nova Scotia's provincial parks and campgrounds are set to reopen in June with new measures in place to ensure Nova Scotians can safely enjoy their visits.
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Oxford Adopts COVID Tax Relief Plan

Oxford Adopts COVID Tax Relief Plan

Oxford Adopts COVID Tax Relief Plan

Oxford Adopts COVID Tax Relief Plan

The Town of Oxford has adopted a property tax payment plan to help those financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The one-time financing plan is open to both residential and commercial...
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Premier Sets Re-opening Plan with Incentives

Premier Sets Re-opening Plan with...

Premier Sets Re-opening Plan with Incentives

Premier Sets Re-opening Plan with Incentives

Premier Stephen McNeil set June 5th as the date when most Nova Scotia enterprises can get back to business.
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Premier to Focus on Reopening NS Economy

Premier to Focus on Reopening NS Economy

Premier to Focus on Reopening NS Economy

Premier to Focus on Reopening NS Economy

Nova Scotia is ready to take steps to put the coronavirus in the rear view mirror. Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, will provide an update...
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Six Rivers News is #1 in Tennessee

Six Rivers News is #1 in Tennessee

Six Rivers News is #1 in Tennessee

Six Rivers News is #1 in Tennessee

Six Rivers News has been singled out by newspaper subscribers in Tennessee who object to having money taken from their bank accounts.
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All Open Fires Banned Across Nova Scotia

All Open Fires Banned Across Nova Scotia

All Open Fires Banned Across Nova Scotia

All Open Fires Banned Across Nova Scotia

Two forest fires are burning in Nova Scotia as fire conditions are extremely dry across the entire province.
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Minister Puts Kibosh to Pugwash Events

Minister Puts Kibosh to Pugwash Events

Minister Puts Kibosh to Pugwash Events

Minister Puts Kibosh to Pugwash Events

There will be no annual meeting for the Village of Pugwash next week. Gone too is the planned election set for next month.
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Strang—New Normal Awaits a COVID-19 Vaccine

Strang—New Normal Awaits a COVID-19...

Strang—New Normal Awaits a COVID-19 Vaccine

Strang—New Normal Awaits a COVID-19 Vaccine

Another COVID death was recorded yesterday, a stark reminder that the coronavirus pandemic is not over.
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Six Rivers More Like a Community Newspaper

Six Rivers More Like a Community...

Six Rivers More Like a Community Newspaper

Six Rivers More Like a Community Newspaper

Something new has been added to the pages of Six Rivers News. In keeping with our goal to be your online community newspaper, we have added a Classifieds page.

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All Candidates Debate Restored in Wentworth
Staff Reporter
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All Candidates Debate Restored in Wentworth

A large and appreciative audience offered a standing ovation to the eight federal candidates running in Cumberland-Colchester at a public debate tonight in Wentworth.

The event started with one empty chair as the Liberal candidate chose to take part in an evening TV news panel. However, Lenore Zann hustled to Wentworth to join the fray partway through the program.

It was a civil event, unlike the last federal campaign when partisan cheerleading derailed the opportunity for voters to hear from the candidates.

There were a number of occasions when candidates declared their differences in policy or approach, but it was mostly delivered with respect.

Only one candidate dropped to the mud, usually aimed at the two representing the Liberals and Conservatives. Stephen Garvey of the National Citizens Alliance of Canada used his speaking time to restate history rather than answer questions that asked what he would do in dealing with current concerns.

Garvey used time in his two-minute closing to present the Liberal and Conservative candidates with soothers. When he said they could suck on these the audience voiced their strong disapproval.

A number of questions were asked by the audience. Others had been submitted by the candidates to pose to their opponents, while others were asked by the debate moderator.

Response from the audience, after the debate, suggests they appreciated the information provided by the candidates.

A number of those candidates have agreed to interviews next week on Morning Talk on Six Rivers Radio. A schedule of interviews is now being prepared for the final week of the campaign.

The entire debate will be broadcast on Six Rivers Radio a few times over the next week for those who could not attend tonight’s public presentation. Watch here for the dates and times of those broadcasts.

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Events This Week

Monday, June 1, 2020 10:00 AM

Rug Hooking at Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:00 AM

Quilting at the Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:00 PM

Pugwash Fire Department Toonie Draw, the 50/50 community fundraiser.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

Friday, June 5, 2020 6:00 PM

Fun Night at the Malagash Legion. Pass the Ace, Jig the Joker, and board games. CANCELLED till further notice.

Friday, June 5, 2020 7:00 PM

The Friday Music Jam at the Oxford Capitol Theatre. Everyone welcome at 7 pm. CANCELLED till further notice.

Saturday, June 6, 2020 3:00 PM

Chase the Ace at the Royal Canadian Legion in Pugwash. Click HERE for details. CANCELLED till further notice.

Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

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