Pipeline safety far from ironclad

Updated on July 24, 2015 - The finger pointing has started as the Alberta Energy Regulator investigates yet another pipeline failure at the Alberta Oil Sands

A tale of three voting systems

Updated on July 24, 2015 - In mid-July, Nova Scotia Premier, Stephen McNeil mused about introducing a new voting system to Nova Scotia. Electoral reform...


Measures taken to protect the public

Updated on July 22, 2015 - The act of tampering with food or any product that people consume is so psychotic, few can imagine the kind of person who would do...

Our newest neighbour

Updated on July 24, 2015 - The recent discovery of a so-called infant galaxy that is farther from Earth than any previously discovered raises a whole hatful...

Misplaced memorials

Updated on July 22, 2015 - “If you build it, he will come.” The voices tell Roy Kinsala in the classic movie Field of Dreams. 

One for the road

Updated on July 22, 2015 - I stopped to fish for trout on a bypass road just outside St. John’s at a stream hopefully named the Big River. It’s a stream...

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