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LETTER: COVID-19 reversing years of women's progress
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MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Police officer response and accountability in shootings
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WAYNE WRIGHT EDITORIAL CARTOON: March 3, 2021
EDITORIAL: It's time to take our medicine
TOM URBANIAK: Nova Scotia needs a child advocate
In the short time before the next provincial election, Iain Rankin, the new premier of Nova Scotia, can make a quick and impactful move. He can introduce legislation to create the Office of Child and Youth Advocate. It would be part of his legacy ...
LETTER: Preserve St. John’s architecture, preserve St. John’s history
Not mentioned in Cathedral Parish Hall discussions in St. John’s was who designed the building. After a deep dive into the archives, it can be said that it was the architectural firm Greene and Pearson. So, who were these architects? The ...
LETTER: Choose kindness, please
As pediatric resident doctors, we recognize the stress, fear and frustration that people are feeling with the recent outbreak of COVID-19. We work with children, adolescents and youth under the age of 18, and we are used to seeing pandemic-related ...
EDITORIAL: Beyond butter — palm oil is in almost everything
The debate about butter and palm oil just continues to churn along. It’s been the latest kitchen mystery: is Canadian butter now harder at room temperature than it used to be? And if it is, why? The suspected guilty party? Palm ...
KEVIN TOBIN CARTOON: March 3, 2021
LETTER: Prince Edward Island can’t afford to pay the ‘bureaucrat premium’
A government can’t afford to keep going further into debt forever. It’s a matter of math. Governments need to live within their means or jeopardize funding for essential programs. Prince Edward Island’s $172 million deficit ...
MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Ticket to freedom
Challenges in accessing the COVID-19 vaccination website and phone number are a good thing. Older adults are anxious to get their lives back as record numbers of young people are getting asymptomatic tests done. Sheldon MacLeod has been a ...
MICHAEL de ADDER CARTOON: March 2, 2021
COVID-19 hotel quarantine: Exemption for 'essential' medical travel confuses doctors, patients
The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live, where we go, and who we spend time with. These changes are shaped by government policies that have evolved as the pandemic continues. And just when we get used to new policies and procedures, they ...
JOHN DeMONT: A heart doctor who was so much more
Lead with your best stuff, they told us back in journalism school. Except what do you do when you are writing about someone like the late David Murphy, a man whose prowess as a heart surgeon has saved so many in this province, but whose days ...