Singers joining forces for a Musical Evening in Truro
Helene Van Doninck: Hilden woman leaves a legacy of care and compassion
Federal time for Truro man guilty of B&E/assault
Millbrook man deemed mentally fit to stand trial for murder
Video: Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition grounds preparing for the Ex
Nova Scotia family spends year bonding at sea
Truro girl swims the Northumberland Strait
Ontarian leads the way in Blind Golf tourney
Cobequid Educational Centre Cougars baseball team to begin tryouts Sept. 6 at ...
Costly Monsanto Roundup verdict cause for concern for German biotech giant
Russell Wangersky: The fragrance of rain
Martha Muzychka: Banning plastic straws not as simple as you think
Editorial: Whale of a cause
Editorial: Fishing out the oceans
Pam Frampton: A dangerous game parents should know about
Editorial: Cool idea
The dog days of summer. According to an article in National Geographic a few years ago, the term originated from the ancient Greeks. It was the time of year when the Dog Star, Sirius, rose before the sun in late July. “They referred to ...
Russell Wangersky: Marketing magic made simple
This is a column about a three-foot piece of white cotton string and four three-inch deck screws. Oh, and a lot more, I hope, but those things for sure. First, the string. Years ago, I was getting the world’s ...
VIBERT: Privacy breach an epic government failure
It is impossible to overstate the epic failure of Nova Scotia’s Health Department, uncovered and enumerated by Privacy Commissioner Catherine Tully last week in a pair of damning reports. The Health Department failed at virtually every turn ...
Editorial: Feeling the heat
Search the word “temperature” in Google News, and you’re overwhelmed by stories about the heat. Over the last week, for example, Lisbon broke an all-time heat record, hitting 44 degrees C on Saturday. Berlin was expecting 39 ...
Russell Wangersky: The bench is no place for politics
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: there’s politics. And there’s the judiciary, and where they meet is a very dangerous place. We’re seeing it now in the United States. When politicians appoint ...
Editorial: Taking aim at equalization
The idea behind Canada’s equalization program is simple — to ensure that every province is able to provide comparable levels of public services to its citizens at comparable levels of taxation. The concept is written into the Canadian ...
VIBERT: The health plan, as a balloon
Nova Scotia’s twice misnamed health system has been compared to a big balloon. When squeezed in one place, a bulge pops out in another. Take the analogy a bit further, and you find a balloon covered with hands, some applying pressure, others ...
Russell Wangersky: Drivers cause accidents, too
Two weeks ago in Nova Scotia, the provincial and federal governments announced a combined total of $285 million — $90 million from the federal government, $195 million from the province — to twin a dangerous stretch of Nova Scotia ...
Russell Wangersky: Journalism is more than stitching tweets together
OK, I’ve got a bone to pick with my own industry. It may sound trivial, and maybe there are lots of people who think it’s all right. I don’t — this, by the way, is my own personal opinion, and only my personal ...
Editorial: Butting in
Cigarettes, to put it mildly, are not as fashionable as they once were. In fact, campaigns to educate smokers about the deadly risks of lighting up and to help them quit have led to a remarkable decline in smoking rates in the past 50 years or ...