Early cold snap still taking toll in Colchester County
Truro ER doctor sanctioned for subpar treatment
Traditional winter is coming, says Day
Good-bye to Somebeachsomewhere, a gallant horse
Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Truro
Women offer ‘Vital Relaxation’ sessions in Truro
13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet
The world's not such a scary place, says couple who've visited 33 ...
Fracking puts farming in jeopardy: Marilyn Cameron column
Cape Breton Post
Russell Wangersky: Pre-budget placation
VIBERT: Private prosecutions have a place, just not in Nova Scotia
VIBERT: Haruspicy isn’t revealing the fate of health care
Russell Wangersky: The luggage you grab might be your last
Russell Wangersky: Gambling with families
VIBERT: Province needs to do more than bury the garbage
Russell Wangersky: Endings and beginnings
I thought, there but for the grace of God, go I. Go we all. Or words to that effect. I thought it while reading a lengthy collection of information that police had submitted to obtain a search warrant in a recent St. ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The whiff of weed
There’s a dirty little secret about legalized marijuana, one that could become an issue in neighbourhoods across the country. Well, maybe it would be better to describe it as a stinky little secret, but one that’s likely to become very ...
Russell Wangersky: Not all polls are created equal
They’re great for entertainment purposes, but then again, so are fortune tellers and horoscopes. If you’re looking at public opinion polls to predict things, well, there are wins and there are losses. And lately, more ...
VIBERT: The soft language of addiction obscures the reality
You can’t say that, you’ll kill somebody. The excoriation wasn’t quite that dramatic, but the sentiment left no doubt as to the perceived dangers inherent in the language of a recent column. The offending words – ...
Russell Wangersky: The disturbing messages inside some Christmas songs
For years, there has been scholarly analysis that shows fairy tales hide darker secrets. If you’ve heard the analysis that posits the variety of sexual connotations of “Little Red Riding Hood,” you might never read it to children ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Time for an airline bill of rights
This is a personal story about the good, the bad and the ugly of airline travel. It’s also about why the federal government is going to have to give passengers tools, like an effective airline bill of rights, to stop airlines abusing their ...
VIBERT: NSHA brand must be more than an acronym
What’s the Nova Scotia Health Authority brand? What image or concept comes to mind when you hear “the Nova Scotia Health Authority?” Do the words summon a pleasant, calming sensation? Or, do they cause major muscles to ...
STEVE BARTLETT: It was a dark and stormy night …
The snowdrift across the highway was humongous. And my trusty old car was firmly embedded in the middle of it. It just wasn’t budging. Neither was I. I was wearing a tuxedo — the only time I had rented one since my high school ...
TINA COMEAU: Am I ready? Another lobster season begins
Once again, Tri-County Vanguard editor Tina Comeau reflects on the personal side of the lobster fishery. PINKNEY'S POINT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, N.S. – Usually there’s a convoy of vehicles all heading in the same ...
Russell Wangersky: Guns on the job
Russell Wangersky Some days, you can be forgiven for thinking that parts of the world have stepped straight into the Alice in Wonderland rabbit hole. Now, I’ve been to Illinois, just last year to Galena, Ill., a fine, ...