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n.s .,: Scottish Parliament and Michael Russell

n.s .,: She ultimately took a job in Manitoba that doesn't allow her to use her Gaelic skills, according to Vancouver Courier. It's frustrating because you got kids with no teacher, Halfpenny said in a phone interview. Sine Halfpenny of Antigonish, N.S., was the only applicant for a Gaelic-language teaching job at Bunessan Primary School in Isle of Mull, Scotland.article continues below Trending Stories Aga Khan's visit to Vancouver this weekend expected to draw 20,000 people But she encountered visa issues, and couldn't get approval to immigrate. The kids are going into year two and they still don't have a teacher. Now, Michael Russell, the local member in the Scottish parliament as well as the minister for U.K. Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe, has written to the new British home secretary, Sajid Javid, urging him to reconsider Halfpenny's case. Her story garnered the attention of British newspapers, with articles in The Telegraph and Scotland's The Herald last fall. ( As reported in the news.