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
JIM VIBERT: Parliament Hill bill to save sharks gets second reading
BONOKOSKI: Will Health Canada’s newest war on Big Tobacco aid contraband?
RECYCLED LOVE: Pets eat the darndest things
JOHN DeMONT: The strangeness of an empty Quinpool
Canada’s food guide
JIM VIBERT: Nova Scotia Health Authority directed to fix ER backlogs
Get the ambulances back on the road. Figure out how to move patients through emergency departments more efficiently. Whack-a-mole. That last order wasn’t part of Nova Scotia Health Minister Randy Delorey’s directive to the Nova Scotia ...
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 ...
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 ...
Animal House: The ugly truth about fur
Earlier this winter a young coyote in Ontario chewed off his hind feet to escape a trap. Last winter, a German shepherd in British Columbia chewed off a foot to get out of a trap. Just outside of Truro, a thin cat with a snare digging into his ...
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 ...
Exit Planning: Use retirement to reinvigorate your life
In my experience working with entrepreneurs, I’ve had the pleasure to meet a wide spectrum of individuals having various personalities, motivations, skills, principles, and beliefs. Entrepreneurs are highly individualistic and trying to ...
VIBERT: McNeil's inaction setting stage for future nursing home crisis
The year Stephen McNeil’s Liberals defeated Darrell Dexter’s NDP government, 11 of Nova Scotia’s aging long-term care facilities — nine of them nursing homes — were slated for replacement. More than five years later, ...