Profile of Barb Sweet

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  • From pristine to polluted

    Second in a two-part series Fergie MacKay was not long into his teaching career in Pictou County, N.S., in the late 1960s and times were ...

  • Past mistakes, brighter future?

    Part one of a two-part seriesIn nearly every second driveway, there’s a new pickup truck. Dump trucks and security vehicles rumble along Long ...

  • Reburying contaminants right move: inspectors

    Occupational health and safety inspectors have determined that reburying contaminants that sickened workers at the slag pile in Long Harbour was ...

  • Ottawa failed aboriginal students: judge

    The federal government slighted aboriginals in this province by not including them in an apology for its residential schools policy, says a ...

  • Haunted by murder

    The wrenching sobs from Felix Newman are as fresh and heartbreaking as they would have been nearly 28 years ago. “She was only 20 years old,” he ...

  • Cluttered care

    Eastern Health may have scored high on its national accreditation, but outstanding concerns run the gamut from dangers posed by hallway clutter ...

  • Tender details George Street camera durability

    The tender call for security cameras on George Street indicates they would be placed in at least 12 different locations, from the southwest ...

  • Sickened teen not included in cyclosporine review

    A teenager who spent months in the Janeway Hospital was not included in a review released Wednesday of the impact of cyclosporine errors on ...

  • Purity workers taking hard tack

    With the biggest season for Purity products coming soon, Stoyles Food Market would like to see some sweet talk between management and the ...

  • ‘Lifting the lid off big blue’

    Aboard the sleek aluminum catamaran Atlanticat, there’s a revolution going on in ocean mapping.The advanced sonar equipment aboard the ship is ...