Empowering Beyond Barriers providing comfort for cold hands and heads
Be Better to help set your life’s GPS for success
Pushed to adulthood
The joys of being a foster family are shown in loving care of a child
Our universities play a major immigration role.
Poetry at Large event returning to Oxford in April
Casey, Rankin visit Fort Lawrence site of ship railway
Cumberland County skaters get up close experience at Canadian Skating ...
Bent steel and broken lives: why do we drive too fast?
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RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The winter nights
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: No runaround, just dam statistics
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Russia planning solo mission in cyberspace
VIBERT: More long term care beds in Nova Scotia would open bottleneck
VIBERT: Grits go for old-school political tactics
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Canada shouldn’t stand for corruption
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Life, unplugged
I’m doing better. I’m working on it. I’m working on me. One day at a time. I don’t even think about it all the time anymore — though I miss it dreadfully sometimes. And I miss the contact it provided ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Rushes to judgment — now trendier than ever
Context really is everything. That line could apply to a lot of people, but I’m going to use just one. One that I happen to know well. My mother was born in 1931, in the United States, the youngest of seven children ...
VIBERT: Rationed beds and rationed booze
A friend took in a house guest not long ago and, under a doctor’s instruction, kept the guest medicated with a regular and generous ration of strong drink. Both guest and host were waiting out the days until the former would undergo an ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Send me more uplifting trash, please
Trashcan Life @trashcanlife 31 minutes ago Hello, this is container 100419100017965 in Camperdown, Australia. Based on my fill-up history, I expect to be full on Saturday, February 9th 2019. 0 replies 0 retweets 0 ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: You can’t always play the bankruptcy card
It’s as simple a concept as buyer beware. Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on a case that, in some ways, looked like it could be solved with simple common sense. When an oil company goes bankrupt, in this ...
VIBERT: Liberals determined to contain critics
Keeping the lid on healthcare has become an obsession for Nova Scotia’s Liberal government. In the past couple of weeks, close observers got a look at the Liberals’ strategy to manage the provincial government’s gravest political ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: No room left for beautiful
Out the door in the 6:30 dark, and even with the rain, there’s still a thin scrim of snow left across the windshield of the car, punched into a particular lace by the fat droplets that have gathered on the bare maple branches in the tree above ...
PAM FRAMPTON: In defence of journalism
“The most profound lessons about journalism I've learned have been taught to me by the people I've covered.” — Jodi Kantor, Pulitzer Prize winner, The New York Times A journalism student from College of the North ...
LANA PAYNE: Binders full of enemies — Part 2
In some countries when you disagree with the state, they throw you in jail or worse. In Canada, and most recently Ontario, governments find other, more elegant ways to punish or silence their critics. It stems from the notion that ...
TO THE POINT: Why does Nova Scotia have a chronically under-performing economy?
As Atlantic Canada’s population and economy declines, it’s had a big impact on this region’s importance relative to the rest of Canada ...