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  • Going green, but at what cost?

    Premier Darrell Dexter may want Nova Scotia to become a global leader in green energy by 2020, but a lot can happen between now and then to ...

  • New appointment a royal conundrum

    Michaelle Jean has whetted Canadians’ appetites for a governor general who isn’t just a royal bore. Even those who deplore this monarchical ...

  • The ingredients to do a perilous job

    In the past several years, Nova Scotians were dismayed over repeat incidents of prisoners escaping custody or being mistakenly released. That ...

  • Pardon system needs tightening

    The deals keep coming for killer Karla Homolka. She got a great bargain in her 1993 trial for supplying evidence against her husband Paul ...

  • A better way to handle lost school days?

    It’s a question that has been asked time and time again throughout Nova Scotia when weather conditions force school board administrators to ...

  • The games people play now

    Thankfully someone with a public podium has spoken out against the fuss some squeaky wheels are making about street hockey. The province’s ...

  • Inspiring dream that still continues

    Canadians first began hearing the name Terry Fox when he began his journey on the East Coast. Now his legacy branches out to include research in ...

  • Remembering as a nation

    It was 93 years ago when Canada truly became a nation. Sure July 1, 1867, is the birthday we celebrate every Canada Day, but it was on a foreign ...

  • 22 students arrested and detained at ARHS

    AMHERST - A press release issued Saturday afternoon by the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Unit said that an investigation has, ...

  • Nest egg that keeps on giving

    It must be a lot easier sleeping at night knowing you can never lose in your investment portfolio. Canadians have often noted ruefully that ...