Eye-catching rocks and crystals taking centre stage at Colchester ...
Truro teens headed to national youth conference
Truro’s Great British Grub to run St. George’s Day quiz
Colchester-East Hants CMHA plans to open in new location this summer
Truro carpet plant moving operations to U.S., 240 jobs to be lost
Colchester: Youth, taxes, surprised workers and a laid-back dog
Working behind the scenes with Truro police
Cruise 4 a Cure being planned for Truro
Truro Zumba event being held to support mental health
JIM VIBERT: Changes leave Nova Scotia welfare recipients poorer
JIM VIBERT: Nova Scotia Health Authority directed to fix ER backlogs
Exit Planning: Growth strategies for small businesses
JIM VIBERT: Education Minister Zach Churchill can’t act like a schoolyard bully
BILL KILFOIL: Eavesdropping gone gaga: the Google Home invasion
Canada’s food guide
DON MURRAY: To thine own self be true
It’s a good idea to check in with yourself now and again. Better still if you do it regularly. In this complex and confusing world, keeping track of your values and goals and living them amid the responsibilities and pressures of life can be a ...
KEN BANKS: Not all millennials are made the same
I have been reading up on millennials lately. Though the birthdates may vary somewhat depending upon the source, millennials are generally those represented in the population who were born between 1980 and 2000. This roughly places them between ...
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 ...
OPINION: Leaving Neverland: Why individual stories of abuse have more impact than statistics
Kevin Quigley, Dalhousie University Almost 1.5 million people watched the documentary Leaving Neverland earlier this month, making it the third most-watched HBO documentary in a decade. The four-hour documentary describes how Michael Jackson ...
WENDY ELLIOTT: Acadia’s Queer Mummer art exhibit offers glimpse of ‘pure fun’
My sadly departed newspapering colleague Brent Fox once told me, "Mummers, mimes and clowns scare the bejesus out of me, always have. I can't stand them! At least lefties and environmentalists and criminals can be rehabilitated, after a ...
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 ...
A Canadian comedy icon gone too soon
"...they always mention two things; his immense talent and what a sweet, gentle person he was." ...
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 ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Work together to achieve balance for Nova Scotia women
To the editor: Another International Women’s Day has arrived, yet gender-based violence is sadly still pervasive in Nova Scotia. The stories keep coming about sexual assault and harassment, domestic violence, human trafficking, and ...