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Eddie Cornwallis

There’s never a social justice warrior around when you need one...

What a difference three months makes. What a difference it makes when those intrepid field reporters in the mainstream media stop passing around their microphones.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, reckon as Yogi Bear used to say it ain’t over until all da eggs is put kinda in da same one picnic basket.
Well. It’s over. Tank gawd fer dat. And tank gawd I can finally take dis wool sweater off. Gotta tell ya, Diary, da damn ting sure itches like a bastard.

Frank Cameron

What’s in a DARTMOUTH ferry name?

Have you been following the quest for a name for two new ferries in the Dartmouth Ferry fleet?

Frank Covers

29
May
A Maritime community in mourning

A Maritime community in mourning

The abrupt and mysterious departure of CTV lovely Kayla Hounsell from the network’s flagship Halifax station continues to take a toll on CTV’s “Maritime Community,” as the bingo-brains who watch CTV just don’t know what to do with themselves.

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15
May
Frank Magazine gives former StFX professor her day in court

Frank Magazine gives former StFX professor her day in court

Behrang Foroughi-Mobarakeh was discussing what it was like to live through the Iranian Revolution when she began to feel nauseous. On the witness stand at the former St. FX professor’s sexual assault preliminary hearing in 2015, Margaret Clark* also remembers having trouble following what her host was saying.

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

Beneficent NSTUers give nod to Graduation

Despite suggestions to the contrary, Glace Bay High vice-principal Ron MacIntosh insists there will be teacher participation at the school’s coming graduation ceremony the end of June.

The Tory teachers

Oh, what a tangled web it is of Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party teachers.
My word.

Media Madness

Dartmouth Mystery Man remains a mystery

We thought we had a five-decades-old mystery solved after receiving some information from a retired reporter in the southern United States. Alas, we thought wrong.

Was their any Bluenose syrup in Cisco?

If I said “Global Maple Syrup Symposium,” what location on a map of the world would spring to mind? If you didn’t say San Francisco, then I don’t know what to tell you.

Frank Letters

Correction

In Fixing Racism For All Time, Frank 766, Shawna Hoyte and Carolann Wright Parks were identified as members of the Council of Parties, which is overseeing the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry.

Like a dog with a bone...

Dear Frank: Re: Death Of A Political Salesman, by Cliff Boutilier, Frank 767.

Urban Undulations

Dartmouth Mystery Man remains a mystery

We thought we had a five-decades-old mystery solved after receiving some information from a retired reporter in the southern United States. Alas, we thought wrong.

Boy Greens & Girl Greens...

Election seasons aren’t the only time political parties and candidates can be a little whacky and unorthodox. (News to me, someone should start a magazine about that — ed.).

Speaker's Corner

More chaos & conflict in the world of V-Ball

Just how hard is it to put together a few games of volleyball without utter chaos and sectarian conflict raining down? Well, if the state of Volleyball Nova Scotia is any indication, the answer is very.

Was their any Bluenose syrup in Cisco?

If I said “Global Maple Syrup Symposium,” what location on a map of the world would spring to mind? If you didn’t say San Francisco, then I don’t know what to tell you.

Wanker of the Week

A Few Good Council Men (& A Gal)...

For the umpteenth time, Halifax Council is discussing councillor pay packets.
It’s hard to believe, but many are of the mind that they deserve to be handed a bag of money when they leave office, no matter the circumstances.  
But not everyone is on board.

Wanker of the Week

Frank Magazine would like to acknowledge that this edition of Wanker of the Week was produced in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'Kmaq people.

Law & Disorder

Notorious drug kingpin wants in at the AYC

I’m told some members of the Armdale Yacht Club aren’t too thrilled that a convicted drug trafficker could be dropping anchor at their dock. Especially one whose son is currently on trial for murder.

Accused rapist gets by with a little help from his friends

Court documents show that Leona English is one of nine St. FX professors who risked cash from her own pocket if their colleague, accused rapist Behrang Foroughi-Mobarakeh, breached any of the several conditions of his release in 2014.

Guy Pothier

Appropriating the appropriators

Hal Niedzviecki was the former editor of Write, the house organ of the Writers Union of Canada. He sparked a firestorm and lost his job when he defended the right of writers to explore cultures and themes beyond their own background, experience and identity.

New skirmish in the Cornwallis Wars

The Cornwallis Wars have resumed, now that HRM Council has agreed to reconsider the future of Cornwallis Park and the Cornwallis statue in front of the Westin Hotel near the Via Rail station.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

Dispatches from the Hantsport Blackboard Jungle

Was Hantsport School principal Colin Chase driven from his office thanks to a pair of pissed off parents, irate over police meeting up with their wee child without their consent or awareness to discuss an incident of bullying?

Northern N.S. News

Accuser tells of ‘toxic’ support by colleagues for the man she says raped her

The woman who accused Behrang Foroughi of drugging and brutally raping her says dozens of her colleagues signed a petition in support of her alleged rapist.
Margaret Clark* made the startling admission under cross-examination at Foroughi’s sexual assault preliminary hearing in 2015.