Athletes celebrate their French heritage at Truro tourney
Acadian Games kick off in Truro
Colchester: A mural, healthy change, oversight and an earless cat
Ministerial oversight for Truro's emergency communications centre
A familiar face leaves Truro Raceway
Two Bible Hill village commissioners re-elected
Bible Hill mother who lost son to brain tumour hopes new registry can ...
Truro’s Ohealthy Market has a new owner
Eye-catching mural added to Tatamagouche Odd Fellows Hall
MLA report: Health care, climate change among looming issues
Government buys up Bible Hill properties but it comes at a cost
OPINION: Eek -- a tick! What now? This online tool will help
CHRISTOPHER LABOS: Ensuring that you're protected against measles
BONOKOSKI: Will Health Canada’s newest war on Big Tobacco aid contraband?
OPINION: The Green Party wave could spread across Canada
OPINION: A little nudge goes a long way in increasing organ donor registrations
Nicole Robitaille, Queen's University, Ontario Each year, hundreds of Canadians die waiting for organ transplants. At the end of 2017, for example, 4,333 people were waiting for transplants; 242 of them died. Many of these deaths could be ...
EAST COAST MOMMY: Make the most of Mother’s Day
I recently did a poll on my Facebook page to see if I could find out what mother’s really want to receive on Mother’s Day. The answers were varied, but the overall theme was the same: moms want a break. Moms want a break from making ...
COMMENTARY: Engage Nova Scotia looking to understand province's quality of life with new survey
Over the course of the next few days, 80,000 Nova Scotians will open their mailboxes and find an envelope containing an invitation to participate in a survey like no other. A survey meant to capture important insights into the hearts and souls of our ...
GIFFORD-JONES: Death and the Stupidity Factor
What’s a great medical tragedy? It’s being diagnosed with a disease for which there is no cure. Possibly an even greater tragedy is dying from what’s been called the “Stupidity Factor.” These cases occur because patients ...
LETTER OF THE WEEK: ALS patients will flounder without funds
For 11 years now, I have had the very great privilege and very great heartache of serving people living with ALS. The very great privilege of bearing witness to the grace, strength and courage of families living with this terrible disease. The very ...
OPINION: Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade
Chelsea Rochman, University of Toronto and Diane Orihel, Queen's University, Ontario If all goes well, 2030 will be quite a special year. Global and local community leaders from more than 170 countries have pledged to “significantly ...
JOHN DeMONT: The strangeness of an empty Quinpool
When I heard Monday that the city had decided to allow limited parking along the closed-off section of Quinpool Road I decided to get my ass in gear. I had to get down there and have a look, because I have been going up and down that stretch for ...
Canada’s food guide
Canadians now have a practical tool that creates an opportunity for balance at every meal. The new Canada’s Food Guide describes not only what Canadians should eat, but how we should eat. Incorporating a variety of healthy foods at each meal ...
CARSON ARTHUR: To save the bees, it’s time to give a little bit back
Now that spring is here, I can’t wait to get into my garden and start working on the list of chores that I do every April. This year, however, I am going to make a few changes in my ‘to do’ list and all of them have to do with ...
JIM VIBERT: Changes leave Nova Scotia welfare recipients poorer
For more than five years, Nova Scotia’s welfare system — sorry, it’s income assistance (IA) program — has been undergoing a transformation which, upon completion, leaves IA recipients poorer than they were before the whole ...