Premiers have their work cut out

Updated at 18:38 - The challenges facing Pictou County in coming years mirror the picture across the Atlantic region. It’s about having sufficient...

Light on how far we’ve come

Updated on June 26, 2015 - Talk about attaining renewable energy goals and they sound daunting – can we ever reach them and get beyond reliance on...

Sending like you really mean it

Updated on June 24, 2015 - Hard to say whether it’s on purpose, but they design the boxes for posting snail mail so you can’t reach in and pull a letter out...

Loopholes leak a lot of money

Updated on June 22, 2015 - It’s looking like the typical blunt accusations about spending by government and its agencies aren’t far off the mark.

Never dismiss the consequences

Updated on June 25, 2015 - How the mighty have fallen. That’s the way some might view the delivery of a jail sentence to a former member of Parliament. It...

N.S. eyes looming health crunch

Updated on June 23, 2015 - Think for a minute about all the current advice about diet and mental activities believed to be of benefit in keeping our mental...

Lopsided funding won’t cut it

Updated on June 22, 2015 - You can lead a horse to water, but… so goes the old saying. Likewise, you can lead tourists to water, but you can’t make them take...

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