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RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Being truthful to constituents should be the law
It was an unusual message. New Brunswick's auditor general was talking about that province's dim financial outlook as it continues down a dismal path: this year marks its 11th straight deficit budget, and any attempt to slow the ...
VIBERT: Maritime men among the least healthy
It likely didn’t take a national survey to tell us that more than three-quarters of Maritime men are unhealthy slugs – most any Maritime woman would tell you that – but now that we have data, we’re supposed to do sometime ...
Russell Wangersky: When you can’t trust your partner
Peter Beyer is not a name that probably leapt out at you from all the coverage of the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Que., this past weekend. No, instead of Beyer, you probably think of this past weekend in terms of U.S. President Donald ...
Russell Wangersky: Trying to read the signs
I’ve seen them in pretty much every Atlantic province: the warnings put out for that most scarce of things, the non-existent highway worker. Now, I know that working on traffic-filled highways is a harrowing job; workers are ...
Russell Wangersky: Truth is stranger than fiction
I thought about writing a short story about a pilot and a co-pilot commiserating about their joint miseries while at the controls of a blimp providing the high-angle camera work for a PGA golf tournament. About the way they would beetle slowly across ...
VIBERT: Is Wynne’s Hail Mary a pass or a punt?
Ontario’s Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne needs to complete a Hail Mary pass just to salvage party status in the provincial legislature, but the play she called seems as likely to send remaining Liberal voters to the exits early. In a move ...
Russell Wangersky: Ocean trash — our legacy to the world
If you know just where to look on a shingle-stone beach in Adam’s Cove on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, if your timing is right and the tide and the waves co-operate, the small stones will part and reveal a huge engine ...
Russell Wangersky: Insurers could take an active interest in you
You get more bees with honey than with vinegar — but that doesn’t mean a diet solely of honey is necessarily healthy. Look at it another way: the carrot often works better than the stick, but the goal is pretty much the same — to ...
Russell Wangersky: Let’s hope this bill passes amicably
For the first time in 20 years, Canada’s divorce legislation is getting an overhaul. Good. Let’s just hope it’s the right kind of overhaul. C-78, the recently introduced bill that makes the changes, ...
JIM VIBERT: Seniors face ageism, battle isolation
Ageism is pervasive in Nova Scotia, as it is everywhere in North America, but Nova Scotians are older so should know better. In fact, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and – surprise – Florida have the oldest populations among all states, ...