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EDITORIAL: We need to stand united with our forest industry
It has not been a good month to work in Cumberland County’s forests. It was at about this time last month when Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil stepped up to the mike at Province House and announced his government would not support ...
P.E.I. natives Turk Gallant, Mike Kelly fired by NHL's Vegas Golden Knights
Columnist Fred (Fiddler) MacDonald couldn’t believe Wednesday’s news. Summerside’s Gerard (Turk) Gallant and his loyal assistant coach Mike Kelly, who grew up in Shamrock and lives in Cornwall during the off-season, had been ...
EDITORIAL: PUB fare
Thousands of pages of documents get filed with the province’s Public Utilities Board every year, and buried among them are fascinating things. Like this story in three parts: on Aug. 1, 2019, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro asks the PUB for ...
JIM GUY: Challenges aplenty facing Cape Breton Regional Municipality
In a recent Q&A with the Cape Breton Post (Jan. 9), Mayor Cecil Clarke gave his views on some of the challenges faced by the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) in 2020. Clarke began by noting the challenge of 'economic ...
BRIAN HODDER: Lack of action, regulation on vaping creating dangerous situation for Canadian teens
Canadians like to think of ourselves as a progressive society and have a sense of pride that we are ahead of much of the world when it comes to social issues such as equal rights for women and members of the LGBTQ2 community. While this is generally ...
LETTER: Reinstate Robin Wilber to Nova Scotia's forestry transition committee
I have known Robin Wilber for almost 40 years, and I have found him to be a man of integrity, a great community advocate, a sound business person — a great oak of common sense in a forest of saplings. I thought the province had made a ...
LETTER: Canadian energy corridor overdue
The world suddenly has been plunged into great uncertainty with the reckless killing of Iran’s top general. The repercussions are being felt worldwide, in particular on the oil market. These recent events will be a test as to how strong our ...
LETTER: Nova Scotia complicit in climate woes
In his Jan. 6 column, Dan Leger got it right. While you can’t draw a direct line linking coal to Australian fires, ignoring the possibility amounts to criminal negligence. Since Nova Scotia produces 53 per cent of its electricity by burning ...
LETTER: Do away with drive-thrus
The other day, I was going on errands with my mom when she said, “Let’s go get a coffee at Tim Hortons.” And so we proceeded to the drive-thru. I remember thinking, “What’s the point of this? Why are so many people ...
EDITORIAL: Provincial government needs to do a better job keeping rural ERs open
A year ago Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey, in admitting that frequent closures of emergency departments around Nova Scotia is troubling, said his department and the Nova Scotia Health Authority were working on a variety of solutions to ...