On the hunt for fly tying material
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: Sorry if I don’t like the colour
The Value of Green
Relatives of P.E.I. woman tell inquiry that Indigenous lives matter
The Hockey Monologues – tongue-in-cheek skits do a take on minor hockey ...
Mother and daughter celebrate 20th anniversary of successful kidney transplant
Russell Wangersky: Gambling on the lure of free money
VIBERT: Basic rights for intellectually-challenged seems a no-brainer
Bermuda steps back from same-sex marriage, a disturbing decision
Russell Wangersky: The 2026 Olympics? No thanks!
Editorial: Plastic plague
STEVE BARTLETT: Sharing some oddities
Whose command is it, anyway?
What a time it is for outrage and (self-) righteous fury in Canada. The last couple of weeks, it seems like the federal government has been able to tick people off in every corner of society, between the prime minister’s genuinely lame joke ...
Russell Wangersky: This, too, shall pass
Russell Wangersky When I started thinking about this column, I was particularly tired. Tired of writing, tired of reading. I thought I’d start it with the catchy line, “Stop the information train — I want to get ...
OP-ED: Physiotherapists make health care more efficient
In 2017, Doctors Nova Scotia released a position paper with strong and realistic recommendations for primary health care improvements. One recommendation was to increase access to collaborative care teams. These teams bring family doctors and other ...
LGBTQ parenting controversy, governments support adoption and foster care
This question remains an issue that is controversial and must be addressed in a positive manner. Recently, an Alberta couple was denied the opportunity to adopt a child because their religious beliefs were against homosexuality and gay parenting. The ...
Football is over, and the end may be near
One Sunday every winter football fans and party-going pretenders gather, ostensibly to watch some of the finer athletes on the planet along with remarkably agile large men knock each others’ brains out. The unfortunate reality is that those ...
Russell Wangersky: Winter house
Russell Wangersky The winter house means collecting fresh snow for the teapot, because you don’t want to go through the 39 steps of draining the pipes before you leave. The lonesome peep of the upstairs smoke detector, battery ...
Russell Wangersky: New Brunswick’s debt just one red flag
Russell Wangersky Well, the first of four fiscal shoes has dropped in Atlantic Canada. Let’s hope it’s not an example of what’s to come. Tuesday, New Brunswick’s provincial government brought down its 11th ...
Australia celebrates same-sex marriage
Aptly named the “day for love,” same-sex marriage is now legal in Australia, and is the 24th country in the world to have changed the marriage laws to include gay couples. After a tumultuous few years of attempting to change the law, ...
Russell Wangersky: Making connections
Russell Wangersky Up at three in the morning, and the wind’s so strong the wires are trying to pull themselves out of the side of the house, the guy wire for the power line sliding back and forth on the hook that holds the wire to house. ...
OP-ED: Proposed tax change isn’t a ‘hike’
By Rod Hill “Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society,” American Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote 100 years ago. When a country can no longer have an adult conversation about taxes, is its civilization in ...