Colchester: Puppets, fundraising, a farm and frost
Maritime Marionettes bring travelling theatre to Truro
Truro man takes aim at $70,000 fundraising target for cancer research
Truro entrepreneur thrilled with Marvel Comics partnership
Truro council approves Prince St. development
Shortts Lake couple recount attempt to save man
Mental health in the workplace to be focus of upcoming event in Truro
Not enough beds for homeless people in Truro
Truro woman loves the beauty of her wearable collection
LETTER: Halifax parking zealots drive away business, says Fredericton visitor
Letter to the editor: Cadet program is very valuable for young people
LETTER: Canada’s sky-high IT rates should be an election issue
JIM VIBERT: Climate voters face Hobson’s choice
Summer days and nights on the Brule shore
LOUTFI AND BEEBE: In this federal election, help build democracy from the ground up
By Caro Loutfi and John Beebe 'On Oct. 21, Canadians will choose our next federal government. We are expected to show up, mark our paper ballots and place them in the ballot box. In doing so, we decide who will govern and represent ...
STEVE BARTLETT: What we’re doing about the federal election
The plan Between now and the Oct. 21 vote, SaltWire is deploying dozens of journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to provide engaging and in-depth coverage of local, regional and national ...
TERRY GLAVIN: Canadians need a leaders' debate on foreign policy – and Trudeau shouldn't duck it
In the customarily cynical way that federal election campaigns are orchestrated, it makes perfectly good political sense, from a Liberal Party point of view, that Justin Trudeau has refused to participate in Thursday’s ...
OPINION: The coming federal election will be very different
Sir Winston Churchill once declared that “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter”. Back then the average voter had limited access to information on the key issues of the day. As a result, ...
GWYNNE DYER: Brexit: Boris Johnson makes his move
Shock! Horror! Johnson prorogues Parliament! End of democracy in Britain! The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, says he was not even consulted, and calls it “a constitutional outrage.” Or, to put it a little ...
JUDY & LARRY HAIVEN: Provisions for Nova Scotia workers woefully inadequate
JUDY HAIVEN and LARRY HAIVEN As we approach Labour Day of 2019, we would do well to ponder the miserable situation of those who toil in the workplaces of this province and how this hurts us all. A combination of both the presence and absence ...
My Thoughts; The trouble with tradespeople
You gotta love the folks who work in skilled trades – when you can get hold of them. For a long time, skilled trades were somehow thought of as less when it came to an after-high school education. Our children were exhorted to attend college ...
JOHN DeMONT: How one man is unearthing the compelling stories in Halifax’s cemeteries
For a girl of such pedigree, Restella Jane Ratsey’s gravestone seems forlorn, standing in the shadow of the chain link fence over on the north side of Little Dutch Church burial ground on Brunswick Street. An empty Crown Royal bottle lies ...
STEVE BARTLETT: Gord Downie, and the gift that lasts
Yesterday was the third anniversary of an unexpected, life-changing experience. I remember sitting in Section 306, Row R — peak of the nosebleeds — in the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa and being completely blown away. I remember it ...
COMMENTARY: Please hear Hong Kong’s cry for help
WE ARE a group of Hong Kongers living in Halifax. We’d like to express our concerns, hopelessness and disappointment over developments in the place we once called home. We are demanding that the Canadian government assist its citizens in ...