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What you need to know about COVID-19: August 7, 2020
GUEST OPINION: 'Groupthink' and a failed Trump pandemic strategy
LETTER OF THE DAY: A little kindness as we cross paths
GUEST OPINION: In times of crisis we need to give more
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JOHN DeMONT: 'Absolute authenticity' hallmark of Nova Scotia's departing premier
JIM VIBERT: McNeil’s departure brings the end of tough love
EDITORIAL: Campus conundrums abound in COVID-19 era
It was March when the widespread effects of the coronavirus abruptly shut Atlantic Canadian campuses, and questions still linger five months later about what universities’ diverse COVID-19 plans mean for students and the communities that house ...
GUEST OPINION: Why we should care about WE
For the third time in as many years, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embroiled in a controversy involving ethics and conflict of interest. The issue relates to the federal government providing a $900 million sole-source contract to the WE Charity to ...
JOHN DeMONT: A call for engagement in Nova Scotia municipal elections
When Jack Novack, whom I’ve written about before in this space, told me that the voter turnout in municipal elections in this province is abysmal, I decided to check the numbers. Naturally, the Dalhousie University professor, who ...
JIM VIBERT: NSGEU's Northwood report offers insight into failures, secrecy
A report released this week on the COVID-19 outbreak that killed 53 residents at Halifax’s Northwood nursing home is probably as close as Nova Scotians will come to finding out what went so terribly wrong. The litany of failure exposed ...
EDITORIAL: Pro sports high stakes and gambles
There are bubbles and then there are train wrecks. Watching the return of North American pro sports this summer on the tube, laptop, iPhone or whatever device has offered a glimpse of both. Let’s start with Major League Baseball, the most ...
LETTER: Longing for P.E.I.
It is mid-summer, and I have not been able to see you this year. I understand why, and am very glad to know that P.E.I. is being carefully guided through this pandemic, But, this is the first year of my 64 years that I have not been able to come ...
LETTER: Know your rights
July 23 would have been my father’s 88th birthday. I am writing to advise your readers the options and rights that one has as a patient in the Prince County Hospital and in any hospital, I believe. It was my Dad’s desire to “just ...
GUEST OPINION: Politics and the pandemic in Pakistan
Pakistan has been struggling to develop an all‑encompassing identity since the founding of the state in 1947. The nation was created as a homeland for Muslims, a place where they would no longer be a minority community in the Hindu‑majority state of ...
GUEST OPINION: Share Trainor Street traffic study
First of all we would like to make it known that we are not opposed to apartment buildings being built on the C2-zoned property behind Royalty Maples Cottages, but we are opposed to excess traffic being permitted through our subdivision via Trainor ...
JOHN DeMONT: Even during the pandemic, you can find magic on Halifax streets
My contrarian nature — the thing that, in commercial ventures, makes me buy high and sell low — ensures that I find pleasure in the city when most everyone else deserts it. I like Halifax in the dog days of August, when school is ...