Truro man found deceased after going missing
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Cathy Caswell becomes Nova Scotia 4-H executive director
Soul's Harbour Rescue Mission holds opening celebration in Truro
Bearcats fall to Crushers, lose third straight
Truro mall plays host to a local family tradition
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Nova Scotia Power warns customers of new phone scam
2018 Christmas Lights map
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
VIBERT: A thin response on clearcutting
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: When news gathering goes down the crapper
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, ...
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: 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LOBSTER OUTLOOK: TINA COMEAU – Families on shore and at sea
Tri-County Vanguard editor Tina Comeau reflects on the personal side of the lobster fishery. PINKNEY'S POINT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS – Usually there’s a convoy of vehicles all heading in the same direction. It makes me grin every year ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Science that should surprise no one
I get discouraged sometimes. Discouraged, because, caught up in doing things the same way we always have, we keep doing them, even though we should know better. The source of my latest discouragement? Reports late last week that ...
VIBERT: Premier McNeil’s promises unfulfilled
Premier Stephen McNeil campaigned for the office he now holds promising, among other things, a doctor for every Nova Scotian who needs one, and the most open and transparent government in Canada. A little more than five years later, and there are ...