MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MACLEOD: Is Peggy's Cove development spoiling nature or making attraction safer?
EDITORIAL: Biden takes charge with change in tone, direction
ANDY WALKER: Cannabis will prove profitable for the government in the long run
LETTER: Canada could donate vaccines
WAYNE WRIGHT EDITORIAL CARTOON: Jan. 20, 2021
EDITORIAL: Cheers & Jeers for Jan. 20, 2021
LETTER: Seniors clubs in Cape Breton still need help
The necessary emergency health regulations brought about due to COVID-19 to assist in the limiting of contact resulted in seniors clubs who operate halls being closed last March. Management of these halls by volunteer seniors continued in the hope ...
TOM URBANIAK: It’s time for a Cape Breton Island Assembly
It’s time for a Cape Breton Island Assembly. Why a Cape Breton Island Assembly? First purpose: Provide a focused voice. The assembly chair would formally (and sometimes forcefully) represent Cape Breton on matters where Cape ...
BRUCE EVANS: Cancel culture runs riot in ominous sign for Biden era
BRUCE EVANS • Guest Opinion After four years of the Trump presidency, we were told that he had ushered in an unprecedented era of disunity and incivility that, to borrow words he himself is often wont to use, had never before been seen ...
EDITORIAL: IWK Telethon’s return is welcome news
The COVID-19 pandemic laid waste to a lot of plans in 2020. Sadly, one very important event that had to be cancelled last year was the IWK Telethon for Children. That annual fundraiser has been a key factor in maintaining he IWK Health ...
GEORGE EMERSON: American insurrections interwoven with racism since 1775
GEORGE EMERSON • Guest Opinion For those of us with DNA in America’s earliest days, Jan. 6, 2021 is not, as Nancy Pelosi says, “an epiphany.” Instead, we see an old pattern woven through American history. About 250 ...
EDITORIAL: Check it out first
Provincial elections in Newfoundland and Labrador are short. And, in the modern social media world, you can’t believe everything you see. The connection between those two points? The election is only days old, and candidates are already ...
LETTER: Potato board shows sense of entitlement
I felt great disappointment, and an even greater irreverence for the P.E.I. Potato Board after reading their recent Guardian piece (Fighting for the same thing, Dec. 30) submitted in response to an opinion piece by the Environmental Coalition of ...
GUEST OPINION: The hidden cost of that little pet gecko
Just before ushering in the new year, an article about the exponential increase in pet lizard breeding in Prince Edward Island was brought to my attention. Working on exotic pet issues for almost a decade, I am deeply troubled that the major issues ...
LETTER: Spending isn't local
In the November sitting of the legislative assembly, we see they spent many hours talking about shopping locally. Most of us do anyway, but it is critical for the viability of our businesses. Kudos to them for recognizing that. What I do have a ...
LETTER: There are more than two parties to choose from
Are we really going to do this again? Hand either of the two traditional parties a majority again? Please say it ain’t so. Until we start supporting our third, fourth and fifth place parties, we will always get the same result. (And yes, we ...