Cape Breton Post
OP ED: We need a close look at municipal taxation
VIBERT: Darkness falls over NS mental health services
COLUMN: LGBTQ and other minorities remain marginalized
Russell Wangersky: Pre-budget placation
VIBERT: Private prosecutions have a place, just not in Nova Scotia
VIBERT: Haruspicy isn’t revealing the fate of health care
Equality for everyone: a New Year’s gift to human kind
What better gift to humankind than to accept the diversity of all, a perfect way to practise our concern, the unique qualities we possess, and to be treated equally. The colour of our skin, the language we speak, our gender, the way we dress, the ...
VIBERT: If AI is the answer, what’s the question?
As always, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is, we seem incapable of solving our more pressing or persistent problems. The good news is, we’re getting closer to building a machine that might do it for us. If ...
Jim Vibert: Resolved - Change the program at Nova Scotia Health Authority
New Year’s resolutions are a mug's game. There’s no reason why a promise made by you to you on Dec. 31 should hold a greater likelihood of fulfillment than one made on, say April 1. Nevertheless, they are made, and generally in the ...
Sam’s Soapbox: Buyer Beware
One of the best things about the Internet – much to the chagrin of traditional retailers and malls – is its utility as a tool of commerce. Never before has it been easier to search for and buy stuff online. With eBay, Amazon, Kijiji and ...
OP ED: Conservatives have positive vision for Canada
By Hon. Rob Moore As 2017 draws to a close, we have an opportunity to reflect on our many blessings and all that has been accomplished in the past year. Under the direction of our new leader, Andrew Scheer, the Conservative Party of Canada is ...
Russell Wangersky: Poisoning the planet with plastic
As you sow, so shall you eat. OK, that’s not really the saying, but you’ll see what I mean in a moment. It always amazes me that, no matter how far away from the beaten track you get, you can always find plastic ...
Russell Wangersky: Endings and beginnings
I thought, there but for the grace of God, go I. Go we all. Or words to that effect. I thought it while reading a lengthy collection of information that police had submitted to obtain a search warrant in a recent St. ...
OP ED: Key areas in meeting health care needs for Nova Scotians: NSHA
By Dr. Rick Gibson and Dr. Lynne Harrigan The concern over access to primary care in our province is top of mind for Nova Scotians. Addressing that problem is the key priority for us at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Those who are without ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The whiff of weed
There’s a dirty little secret about legalized marijuana, one that could become an issue in neighbourhoods across the country. Well, maybe it would be better to describe it as a stinky little secret, but one that’s likely to become very ...
COLUMN: Members of LGBTQ community in rural and urban Canada
This subject has been discussed by many organizations and individuals. We tend to believe, through personal experiences, as well as accounts from those who have lived in urban centres and rural areas, that it is easier to live life as an LGBTQ person ...