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  • The great digital disconnect

    First off, a confession. This writer is a gadget junkie. The more conveniences and entertaining uses offered by smart phones, laptop ...

  • Why keep the long-gun registry?

    At the time of this writing, MPs were still debating the thorny issue of the long-gun registry, though it appears that it is going to be ...

  • You’re wrong, Mr. Jones

    Florida pastor Terry Jones has received far more attention than he deserves with his plan to hold an “International Burn a Koran Day” on ...

  • New Tory leader has work cut out for him

    Congratulations to Jamie Baillie on his coming coronation as the next leader of Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative Party, although it ...

  • Scott calls it a career

    In a move that may have been surprising to some, longtime Cumberland South MLA Murray Scott announced this week his plans to retire from ...

  • In defense of the longform census

    The announcement this week from Treasury Board president Stockwell Day that the government intends to spend billions of our dollars on expanding ...

  • Nova Scotians need to eat local

    The results of a report released this week by the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture and the Ecology Action Centre are disturbing, if ...

  • Regional power agreement a welcome approach

    This week’s announcement that Nova Scotia and New Brunswick want to work together to bolster the region’s energy grid is welcome news indeed, at ...

  • We love the queen, not the monarchy

    Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh just finished their nine-day visit to Canada, including a lovely stop here in Nova Scotia, ...

  • Why we are proud to be Canadian

    When you read this, it will likely be the day after Canada Day, but hopefully your pride in being Canadian has not quite worn off yet. In ...