This is more than rainy day funds

Updated on October 29, 2014 - Whoever said money is the root of all evil might have been exaggerating. But it certainly can be a temptation – in more ways than...


Ball has to start rolling somewhere

Updated on October 28, 2014 - It’s odd that two of the smallest municipalities in Pictou County have taken a pass on the attempt underway toward regional...


Push and pull in population

Updated on October 19, 2014 - If only more people had been paying attention to demographics a generation or two ago. No doubt sociologists were, but it’s too bad...

Finding consensus often not easy

Updated on October 16, 2014 - It’s great when everyone’s got an opinion. But it also makes it more complicated when we need to reach a consensus.

Good to prepare for the chill

Updated on October 27, 2014 - Forecasting weather patterns has come a long way. Unlike the haphazard reports from decades ago that people gleefully dismissed,...

This cause could use support

Updated on October 17, 2014 - It’s a shame when it takes massive protest for a government to acknowledge a wrong. It’s worse when even that doesn’t work.

If there’s a plan, we don’t see it

Updated on October 15, 2014 - We can think of all kinds of reasons for wanting ferry service in place in strategic points in the Maritimes. They were a...

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