This is not a happy commentary on Amherst
Russell Wangersky: Governments should put the money where our mouths are
Let him have it
Nature, nurture and community
Getting to the bottom of the Oxford sinkhole mystery
Trucker show picks up speed in Amherst
Amherst Police stress safety as school resumes
VIDEO: Move over, slow down…or get ticketed
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EDITORIAL: A friend in need
EDITORIAL Remembering Amherst Mountie Frank Deschenes: If you see flashing lights, slow down
Editorial: Suicide prevention doesn’t just take a day
Editorial: The battle for equality
Editorial: Worth consulting
GUEST EDITORIAL: A disaster that brought our humanity into sharp focus
Editorial: Staking out Tory turf
It’s a little bit daunting. In all, starting Thursday, delegates to the federal Conservative Party of Canada’s National Policy Committee Convention in Halifax have 30 pages of policy resolutions to consider. Some will make their way ...
Editorial: Losing LeBlanc
Atlantic Canada is still assessing the impact of federal cabinet minister Dominic LeBlanc’s departure from Fisheries to Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade. It’s a new challenge for LeBlanc, but likely a loss for this ...
Editorial: Cool idea
The dog days of summer. According to an article in National Geographic a few years ago, the term originated from the ancient Greeks. It was the time of year when the Dog Star, Sirius, rose before the sun in late July. “They referred to ...
Editorial: Whale of a cause
There are a couple of reasons why there haven’t been any right whale deaths in waters around the Atlantic provinces this year — good luck and good management. Last year, an alarming number of endangered whales died — 13 in ...
We shall remember them
When 10 young men with Joggins connections went overseas a hundred years ago to fight in the First World War their deaths could have been forgotten, save for family members and friends. But thanks to the efforts of Dara Legere and the Joggins ...
Editorial: Feeling the heat
Search the word “temperature” in Google News, and you’re overwhelmed by stories about the heat. Over the last week, for example, Lisbon broke an all-time heat record, hitting 44 degrees C on Saturday. Berlin was expecting 39 ...
Editorial: Taking aim at equalization
The idea behind Canada’s equalization program is simple — to ensure that every province is able to provide comparable levels of public services to its citizens at comparable levels of taxation. The concept is written into the Canadian ...
Editorial: Fishing out the oceans
The world’s oceans are huge, but interconnected. The trash you carelessly throw in the ocean may end up in Ireland or Iceland or far beyond, and recent video from the Dominican Republic has shown that the chickens (in the form of plastic waste) ...
Editorial: Butting in
Cigarettes, to put it mildly, are not as fashionable as they once were. In fact, campaigns to educate smokers about the deadly risks of lighting up and to help them quit have led to a remarkable decline in smoking rates in the past 50 years or ...
Editorial: Liquor licence
Drive across the border from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia and, except for a sign or two and the visitor’s centre on the Nova Scotia side, you might miss it entirely. And if you look at the signs, the most important issue seems to be a warning ...