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  • Costs rise further down the road

    As quarterly profits of Canada's banks are reported, people love to gripe about the billions of dollars racked up. It's worth remembering that ...

  • Troubling turn for the fifth estate

    A decision by the Supreme Court of Canada handed down Friday may only get passing attention from most Canadians, but for those within the fifth ...

  • A step up - down on the farm

    This is by no means busting rocks or punching out licence plates. The federal government is closing down prison farms across the country - ...

  • A step up – down on the farm

    This is by no means busting rocks or punching out licence plates. The federal government is closing down prison farms across the country – ...

  • Freedom isn’t anything goes

    People become very brave on the Internet when they’re able to hide behind anonymity. We’ll see how that holds up after a recent court ruling in ...

  • Honouring a century of service

    On May 4, 1910, by an act of Parliament, Liberal Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier created the Royal Canadian Navy. While there were smirks and ...

  • Buying local effort has lots of merit

    As much as some may accuse the Amherst and Area Chamber of Commerce of being too political when it comes to its criticism of the province’s lack ...

  • Bomb threat suspect faces three charges

    AMHERST - A 20-year-old Amherst man arrested following a bomb threat at Amherst Regional High School Tuesday will appear in provincial court on ...

  • Make sure advice is objective

    Most political parties want to bury their ghosts. Incredibly, Nova Scotia’s NDP are insisting on keeping one alive. The party is in the ...

  • Numbers keep draining away

    Political opinion polls are fickle things and can change from day to day, thus having little forecast value on a distant election. Yet ...