Pictou County youth homeless shelter hopes for strong response to ...
AMONG FRIENDS: Creating Sounds of Joy
Pictou County man pleads guilty to sex assault, making child porn
Ugly Sweater Run taking place Dec. 15
‘Good begets good’: Hockey tournament in memory of Pictou County boy ...
Midget AAA Selects win, tie in weekend play
VIBERT: Auditor general says Department of Health has failed Nova Scotians
VIBERT: Is there a question for that answer?
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: A painful — but worthwhile — lesson
MACRAE'S MUSINGS: Toward salvaging Santa’s sainthood
REFOCUS: The LGBTQ+ community: the intent to fight for equality
VIBERT: A thin response on clearcutting
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Court time is too precious to waste
I love the artificial construct of logic almost as much as I love the infinite variety of nature. I love the idea that, for example, religious philosophers could actually spend time and effort calculating the number of angels that ...
VIBERT: Boundary commission shoots for balance
Voter parity — the principle that every vote should carry equal weight — takes a back seat to more effective minority representation in the Nova Scotia legislature, in the interim report of the province’s electoral boundaries ...
VIBERT: Education’s the defence for job loss
The bottom line drives the decision, and the company says, “these jobs are going boys and they ain't coming back, to your hometown.” Oshawa’s the hometown, and GM’s the company. But the story’s old and familiar, ...
VIBERT: American reputation in decline around world
Most Americans care little and know less about the rest of the world. But the ‘Make America Great Again’ mythology they bought into play two years ago — despite the better judgment of a slight majority — included the ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: What happens when countries don’t even pretend to care?
There are things you can’t say. You may believe them, they may even be absolutely true, but you can’t say them. Because saying them out loud has other ramifications. They lead to behaviours that you didn’t expect, ...
VIBERT: Freeland’s victory lap, Trump’s win
Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland came down east this week to take a bit of a victory lap for cutting a new trade deal that the petulant pup in the White House actually gets to chalk up as a win. There were Freeland ...
REFOCUS: No place for hurtful comments
Again and again, we are subjected to hateful rhetoric from certain politicians around the globe, and the most recent comments come from Alberta’s United Conservative Party member, John Carpay. The party was formed when the Wildrose and ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Journalism needs audience support, not a bailout
The beauty of it is that I can say this. Maybe I won’t be able to for long: Wednesday, the federal government announced that it plans to put $595 million of federal money over the next five years into a plan to protect independent ...
VIBERT: Artist’s case belies lofty claims
Welfare reform sounds good in theory, which is fortunate because, after four years of trying, it appears the Nova Scotia government can only deliver welfare reform in theory. In practice, the provincial Community Services Department remains a ...
VIBERT: Carbon pricing is hard on the head
For many of us, 2019 promises to be hard on the head. By April Fools’ Day, a price on carbon will have arrived everywhere in the land and for the majority of Canadians, blissfully ignorant as to what that means, the bliss will be ...