2-minute reads Part 2: Who are the people in our neighbourhood?
2-minute reads Part 3: Who are the people in our neighbourhood?
50 years of folklore
Getting ready for wastewater treatment
Woman charged with hit-and-run in Long Pond, Conception Bay South
Traditional trio from North River is a family affair on all fronts
New web-series from Jonathan Torrens offers financial advice for ...
EDITORIAL: Speed demons abound on Newfoundland and Labrador highways
Les Ms. hosting event at the Bella Vista tonight, with Lori Cooper Band
PAT CULLEN: The forgotten
NICHOLAS MERCER: Gander teen forms bond with young hockey player over a stick
ALEX HARROLD: Why so glum?
ALEX HARROLD: Vaping is a serious concern; this week’s column, not so much
PAT CULLEN: Addressing the doctor shortage
DEREK MONTAGUE: Time to resurrect the Labrador High School Championship
VIBERT: Progress slow and steady in budget
If you take your progress slow and steady, Tuesday the Nova Scotia government produced another budget that should be to your liking. On the other hand, Nova Scotians hoping for bold action to relieve overcrowded hospital emergency rooms or to help ...
VIBERT: The messy side of realpolitik
When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the old song goes, something’s gotta give. The irresistible force in this analogy is the new Liberal brand Justin Trudeau successfully sold Canadians in 2015. It was irresistible to Jody ...
PAT CULLEN: The case for a $15 minimum wage
The minimum wage is set to rise by 25 cents on April 1. It will go from $11.15 an hour to $11.40. This is not enough and will keep people below the poverty line or just barely clinging to it. Last year, Employment and Social Development ...
ALEX HARROLD: How death sets you free but taxes don’t
This being income tax time, recent online searches on my trusty PC appear to fall into the category of “allowable deductions” and other questions that pop up when some new reportable challenge comes along that you never faced ...
VIBERT: Adapting to climate change on the coast
The provincial government’s coastal protection bill, introduced this week, is all about adapting to climate change. Most of the attention to date, here and elsewhere, has been on mitigating, or limiting, climate change, which for rational ...
VIBERT: Furey ‘undermined’ role of chief justice
When the top judge in the province accuses the attorney general of undermining the role of the chief justice of Nova Scotia, Houston is right – we have a problem. Conservative leader Tim Houston exposed that problem this week in the ...
VIBERT: McNeil's inaction setting stage for future nursing home crisis
The year Stephen McNeil’s Liberals defeated Darrell Dexter’s NDP government, 11 of Nova Scotia’s aging long-term care facilities — nine of them nursing homes — were slated for replacement. More than five years later, ...
DEREK MONTAGUE: Some of us aren't meant for small towns
It was New Year's Eve, and just like previous years, I had no intention of going out and celebrating. Dec. 31st has no real significance, other than an excuse for the masses to go out and get drunk. Besides, I had long accepted that my partying ...
ALEX HARROLD: Scamalot
There are many things we have to think about today that our parents and grandparents never passed around at the water cooler at work, if they had a water cooler in the coal mine where my grandfather started out. Highly doubtful. Perhaps they waited ...
VIBERT: OPOR deal creating plenty of smoke
The same government department that brought Nova Scotia its worst breach of private information to date, assures us all is well with the most important IT procurement in the province’s history. That procurement will pick the vendor to ...