Bent steel and broken lives: why do we drive too fast?
If Only the Walls Could Talk
PHOTOS: Pirates thump Bulldogs in NSJHL action
Troubling winds at Canso Causeway
Campaign for Our Lady of Grace Monastery underway
Year five of Antigonish Winter Market starts Jan. 26
Patients in Strait region sick over loss of surgeon
Canadians will go to the polls in 2019, St. F.X. prof says the race is ...
Antigonish-based company aims to make the wild blueberry even healthier
SPORTS CHAT: A sign of support
A unique and deserving hall of fame selection for Somebeachsomewhere
The play – and the umpire role – is under review
Isn’t it time for an Antigonish Sports Hall of Fame?
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Alcohol and altitude — a potentially dangerous cocktail on airplanes
EDITORIAL: Dealing with drones
VIBERT: Rule changes render public accounts committee toothless
If anything, it’s worse than expected. The Nova Scotia legislature’s public accounts committee — for decades the best hope opposition MLAs had to get behind the shiny façade, beyond the ubiquitous spin and shine some light ...
EDITORIAL: Ocean imbalance
Even though the scientists have only just made their point, you almost imagine the reaction coming from the fishing industry. Fisheries scientists, writing in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, suggest that the southern Gulf ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Chicken soup as therapy
When things go wrong — really wrong — I recommend soup. Two-day soup. Chicken. Not the eating, necessarily — the making. Keep in mind this is not a recipe. This is a coping mechanism. My mother-in-law, a lovely ...
VIBERT: Forest sector will fight for Northern Pulp
The battle lines are drawn, but the battle is not yet joined. When Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil conceded in year-end interviews that the future of Northern Pulp’s Pictou County mill is very much in doubt, his words didn’t ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: On the road to pension poverty
So the New Year ticked in and, in the process, your paycheque changed. OK, it probably changed in a couple of ways, but I’m most interested in one change: a small increase in premiums for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). If no ...
EDITORIAL: Positives and negatives
A new year offers the promise that things will be better. And that optimistic resolve is beckoning to the 2.3 million residents of Atlantic Canada. Nowhere more so than in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council is ...
VIBERT: Province doesn’t have Hantsport’s back
A natural disaster has beset Hantsport and environs and seems to serve as a cautionary tale for other Nova Scotia communities, particularly those at risk from rising sea levels. The provincial government does not have your back. It doesn’t ...
VIBERT: Liberals trying to avoid repeat of ’18
Liberals across the land rang out the old year with a hearty “good riddance” and rang in the new with hopes that 2019 will not resemble 2018 at all. This year, the federal government, along with Liberal governments in Newfoundland and ...
VIBERT: Statistics tell tale of two parts of one province
Nova Scotia’s growing population has become a point of pride for the provincial government, so it sneaks the line into statements and news releases with increasing regularity. “This past year was one of impressive records and firsts in ...
VIBERT: Nova Scotia government’s authoritarian tilt in 2018
Almost from the start, more than five years ago, Nova Scotia’s Liberal government has betrayed a bit of an authoritarian tilt. In the government’s first term, the tendency presented as an affinity for legislated, rather than ...