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RUSSELL WANGERSKY: King Coal no longer
There’s a Newfoundland connection. Just wait for it. It’s something that startles me every time I’m in the United States: trains. Not just because there aren’t any on the island portion of Newfoundland and Labrador any ...
JIM VIBERT: Atlantic bubble not quite free and unfettered
It’s official. A week from today your little COVID-constrained world — or, as we now call it, your “bubble” — gets a whole lot bigger, geographically anyway. Just four months ago, living in a bubble generally meant ...
BOB WAKEHAM: Liberal leadership debate was a dull dud
If nature is forgiving enough to allow you to stay around, as I have, for seven decades plus and are fortunate enough to survive, as I have, nearly 50 years of that journey in the news racket — there was an abundance of tolerant bosses, or ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Pay and the remote workforce
We’ve decided on the lifestyle that’s acceptable for you, and we’re not going to give you any flexibility in that. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to travel across the United States, companies are looking at the variety of ...
JOHN DeMONT: The wonder of the Liverpool sculpture garden
It started innocently enough, Ivan Higgins was telling me Wednesday, as I sat on a bag of cement in a shed at Cosby's Garden Centre, on Route 3 outside of Liverpool. First, he just made a couple of concrete sculptures for the garden they were ...
EDITORIAL: Trudeau’s UN dreams come crashing down
As failed vanity projects go, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recently thwarted bid for a two-year seat for Canada on the United Nations Security Council was certainly a high-profile face plant. The question is, will Trudeau learn anything ...
EDITORIAL: The bigger bubble
Well, now we get to see if we can play together nicely. And, for that matter, responsibly. Wednesday, Atlantic Canada got a really big bubble. On July 3, residents of all four of the Atlantic provinces will be able to move within the ...
MARTHA MUZYCHKA: Don't ditch the mask
Back in early February, I had to pick up a few things in the drugstore. As I walked in, I noticed a handwritten sign, “We are sold out of masks.” I had been following the news from China fairly closely about the new virus, as I had ...
LETTER: Stand up for world injustices, prime minister
There are times in history when being diplomatic just doesn't cut it. When dealing with a bully, being passive and tolerant to their behaviour just doesn't work. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks on behalf of Canada, but lately, not ...
JOHN DeMONT: U.S. barriers could help our knowledge sector
I will leave it to others to explain why exactly the Trump White House announced Monday that it was extending a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year, and also expanding the list of temporary workers covered by ...