RCMP investigating fatal crash in Upper Brookside
Sea Monsters in the Age of Dinosaurs being presented at Colchester ...
Beyond Boxing raises money to feed families in need this Christmas
Ski Wentworth hosts its annual swap and sale
Doctor visits Nova Scotia during epic journey to put autism in the ...
The Nutcracker bringing holiday magic to the stage in Truro
Truro veterinarian volunteering at spay/neuter clinic in Nepal
Students and teachers learn new things at MakerTech workshops in Truro
Masstown's copycat Vegas sign meant to be simply fun
DAVID DELANEY: Examining the demise of Don Cherry
Just Getting Started: The Fight Against Student Burnout
DAVID DELANEY: Politically correct madness running amok
LETTER: Nova Scotia forest collapse looming
DAVID JOHNSON: A hung parliament, advantage Trudeau
DEBORAH HART: Nurse practitioners — health-care professionals who partner with their patients
READER'S CORNER: Case for mandatory vaccination is strong
IRENE G. WILKINSON It is difficult for right-minded people to understand why, in the face of irrefutable evidence of the efficacy of vaccinations, even some intelligent people ignore the science and fall for fake news. It is clear that we need ...
LETTER: ‘Common sense solutions’ needed to improve health care, says Cape Breton MLA
This month we’ve seen several rounds of surgeries cancelled at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) because the ER is bursting at the seams. The McNeil Liberals are in denial about the health-care crisis in Cape Breton. Premier Stephen ...
TOM URBANIAK: A tribute to former Tory MLA and municipal politician Cora Etter on her 95th birthday
The conservatism of Cora Etter was and is progressive. Her dignified, empathetic, practical style of leadership is a lesson to today’s national Conservative Party as it does some much-needed soul searching. I am blessed to know Cora ...
ED COLEMAN: Hard-luck soldier from Melanson narrowly survived Second World War
In the Second World War, late in 1944, Kings County native Pte. Glen Allen, an infantryman with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry was missing during the battle to liberate Holland. Allen’s fate wouldn’t be known for months. Was he wounded ...
WYATT JAMES SCHIERMAN: Think Peter MacKay is a Tory saviour? Remember John Turner and the Grits
In a reference to Andrew Scheer’s failure to defeat the governing Liberals, former Conservative cabinet minister Peter MacKay recently stated: “To use a good Canadian analogy, it was like having a breakaway on an open net and missing the ...
GWYNNE DYER: Protests everywhere
Journalists don’t just travel in packs; they write in packs, too. And what they’re writing this week is endless pipe-sucking ruminations about what’s driving the seemingly synchronised outbreak of protests in a large ...
WENDY ELLIOTT: Future of valuable Women’s Institute groups depends on renewed interest
It’s a reality in our time. A sad one. The volunteer organizations that have allowed communities to flourish and prosper are fading out of existence. I was sad to hear recently that the once active Women’s Institute (W.I.) branch in ...
Bigs and Littles: Mentoring program works both ways
When you have a special relationship, you know it. Cathie and Anna have been matched in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colchester In School Mentoring Program for four years. This school-based program matches an adult with a child in one of our 12 ...
LETTER: Pulp mill should be closed
Open Letter to Minister Gordon Wilson, Nova Scotia Department of Environment Re: Northern Pulp Mill controversy To be clear, I own woodlots. I spent time and money gaining insight into new ways to manage and market these resources. My ...
LETTER: What does the Boeing 737 Max 8 have to do with climate crisis?
The answer to the title question is simple, profit. Big business has a long and storied history of risking people’s lives for profit. The only difference is now the risk is global. Big Tobacco spent decades obfuscating, misleading, ...