Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: September's here, and all is well
Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Shore birds move through Nova Scotia
TOM URBANIAK: Jaime Battiste needs to reassure us
LETTER: Greens have solid climate plan
LETTER: Use common sense when it comes to federal election
LETTER: Polish Heritage Month long overdue
GUEST SHOT: Scotia Rail Development Society seeks response from federal candidates
SHERI SOMERVILLE: Health burden on Atlantic Canada will soon be unbearable
RITA DEMONTIS: Memories of a school tragedy
Fifty years ago, Oct. 14 fell on a Tuesday, the day after Thanksgiving. And on that day, a junior high school in the city’s west end would suffer a tragedy that continues to haunt many of its student body to this day. Oakdale Junior High on ...
DAVID JOHNSON: Can Justin Trudeau earn another majority government?
We’re into the final two weeks of the federal election and general polling day, Monday, Oct. 21, is fast approaching. And we have been witnessing two very close races amongst two different sets of national parties. There are also some very ...
LETTER: Muddying the waters on foreign aid
In all the debate over whether to help with foreign aid, there is a missing point: that the developed world, including Canada, helped to create the drought-stricken, flood-washed, weather-pummelled global South that exists today. We unwittingly ...
LETTER: Uncontrolled growth to blame for climate change
Climate change is just a symptom of two greater problems: population growth and a bad economic model. Somewhere around 1927, the global population reached two billion, and today, less than a century later, it’s above 7.7 billion. This means ...
LETTERS: For and against Extinction Rebellion's Macdonald Bridge protest in Halifax
Climate activists barking up the wrong tree I recycle, compost and try really hard to be good to the environment. Yeah, I drive a Silverado, but get over it. I can afford it and I live in the Western (free) world. Climate activists whine to our ...
COMMENTARY: The inhumanity of cutting Canadian aid to countries in need
John D. Cameron, Dalhousie University and Robert Huish, Dalhousie University It is a bad idea to cut off your nose to spite your face. Similarly, it would be a catastrophic move for Canada’s next prime minister to scrap international ...
GEORGE CANYON: The people of Central Nova deserve truth and transparency
By George Canyon If someone asked you what it meant to “toe the party line,” would you know what they were talking about? Since I stepped up to serve as the Conservative Candidate for Central Nova, I have been meeting with people at ...
MICHELLE COHEN: Most Canadian gun deaths are suicides. We need tighter controls
To-date, the primary perspective on gun violence has been crime-focused. But we should be thinking about it primarily as a public health issue ...
LETTER: Redemption story a reminder to shine a light in our world
Re: “Man recounts story of redemption,” Adam McInnis’s story about Anthony Tibbo and his encounter with God’s Word in Scripture. Thank you for including this positive article in your Oct. 3 edition. And to us, who claim ...
OP-ED: Cape Breton could take a lesson from Quebec politicians in struggle for fairness
Editor’s Note: Former Sydney Mayor Earle Tubrett submitted this article to the Cape Breton Post shortly before his death this summer at the age of 75. With permission from his family, we are happy to share it with our readers now. It has been ...