NGA’s Cara MacDonald breaks record at track and field provincials
Scotsburn man offers A Walk Through Time
Shiretown Nursing Home bids farewell to longtime employee
REFOCUS: Commonwealth nations, Trudeau pushes LGBTQ equality
Cynthia Dorrington: a local businesswoman becomes a provincial business leader
Tusket Islands and new Yarmouth harbour tours add Bluenoser experience to their ...
VIBERT: Higher expectations from premier’s tweets
VIBERT: Animosity congealing in PC leadership race
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Being truthful to constituents should be the law
VIBERT: Maritime men among the least healthy
Russell Wangersky: When you can’t trust your partner
Russell Wangersky: Trying to read the signs
One hundred thousand welcomes
Ciad Mile Failte. One hundred thousand welcomes. To Fakher, Rima, Ayah and Bader Albarazi – welcome home. We were delighted to welcome you all to Pictou County this week and see they joy on your faces as you stepped into your new Canadian ...
Russell Wangersky: Ocean trash — our legacy to the world
If you know just where to look on a shingle-stone beach in Adam’s Cove on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, if your timing is right and the tide and the waves co-operate, the small stones will part and reveal a huge engine ...
Russell Wangersky: Insurers could take an active interest in you
You get more bees with honey than with vinegar — but that doesn’t mean a diet solely of honey is necessarily healthy. Look at it another way: the carrot often works better than the stick, but the goal is pretty much the same — to ...
Russell Wangersky: Let’s hope this bill passes amicably
For the first time in 20 years, Canada’s divorce legislation is getting an overhaul. Good. Let’s just hope it’s the right kind of overhaul. C-78, the recently introduced bill that makes the changes, ...
Research indicates some religions influence LGBTQ suicides
A study at the University of Texas at Austin’s Research Consortium found a link between religion and gay and questioning youths. This study was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. A survey of 21,247 found 2.3 per ...
JIM VIBERT: Seniors face ageism, battle isolation
Ageism is pervasive in Nova Scotia, as it is everywhere in North America, but Nova Scotians are older so should know better. In fact, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and – surprise – Florida have the oldest populations among all states, ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: It is (over) written
Russell Wangersky Words — I love them. Except, of course, when they are in the hands of governments. Oh, communications professionals, why, oh why, can’t you use your powers for good? I’ve collected a few of my ...
Russell Wangersky: Trudeau’s government on the wrong track with this one
Years ago, when I was first working in journalism, one of my editors impressed on me the need for always asking the “what if?” questions. What if you’re misreading the paper trail? What if the interview subject that ...
REFOCUS by Gerard Veldhoven: Sexual orientation: What’s it all about
What causes a person to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or straight? This question is as original as sliced bread and not easily explained. Regardless of where we live in this vast world, this question begs an answer. The majority of us are aware of our ...
Russell Wangersky: Consider the source
What do you do when your best source of information is also part of the story? I’ll explain. Realtors are where the rubber hits the road in the housing market. When the federal government brought in a stress test for ...