RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Just what are they doing with our voter information?
EDITORIAL: Pedestrians in peril
EDITORIAL: Pay to play in federal Conservative leadership race
JIM VIBERT: The more things change, the more they stay the same when Atlantic premiers meet
JOHN DeMONT: Peace by Chocolate founder becomes Canadian as new citizens remind us how lucky we are
EDITORIAL: PUB fare
JOHN DeMONT: The new etiquette of going into work sick
I work mostly at home, in a vacuum-sealed room where only those who have signed a witnessed medical waiver may enter. But I gather that out there, where real human beings tread, it is cold and flu season once again. Not only that, some kind of ...
EDITORIAL: It makes sense to keep tolls on Nova Scotia's Cobequid Pass — for now
If your business is moving goods in and out of Nova Scotia, the toll plaza at the top of Cobequid Pass is a thorn in your corporate side. So you can understand Bill Dowe’s frustration last week with the provincial government’s ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Not built to last
I should have started to realize what Apple was doing when I was sitting in the Phoenix airport in November, waiting for a 1 a.m. flight, looking between my feet at a tiny but familiar-looking grey silicon dome with a hole in the centre of it. The ...
BRIAN HODDER: Lack of action, regulation on vaping creating dangerous situation for Canadian teens
Canadians like to think of ourselves as a progressive society and have a sense of pride that we are ahead of much of the world when it comes to social issues such as equal rights for women and members of the LGBTQ2 community. While this is generally ...
EDITORIAL: Should an inquiry be afoot?
The non-disclosure agreement, or NDA, is a fascinating thing. It’s supposed to keep proprietary information secret — if you’re looking closely at buying a company, for example, that company might let you see their internal ...
JOHN DeMONT: Nova Scotians worthy of being the face of the new $5 bill
It would be hard to match the Bank of Canada’s recent wisdom in choosing Viola Desmond’s image to grace our sawbuck. But bank governor Stephen Poloz has asked for our input for someone to replace Sir Wilfrid Laurier on the ...
LETTER: Don’t be Royal drain
I have a generally favourable impression of the British Royal Family. I understand from the news that Harry and Meghan might be moving to Canada, which I am sure will be very well received by a significant portion of the Canadian population. ...
BOB WAKEHAM: Memories of John Crosbie
John Crosbie fidgeted as the two of us leaned against a wall in a Parliament Hill conference space, taking in the loud goings-on of a civil service Christmas party in Ottawa in the late 1980s. “Ya haven’t seen Jane around, have ya, ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Paying for all that plastic
Sometimes, you don’t really see things until you start looking. For more than a decade, I’ve been writing about ocean waste, particularly plastic waste. I’ve always found it striking the way you can follow a river for miles on ...
EDITORIAL: Canadian Royals in residence could come with a cost
“Many Canadians are giddy at the prospect that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be moving to Canada, injecting some razzle dazzle to the sprawling, bone-chillingly cold country.” — The New York Times, considering the suggestion ...