The Journal Pioneer
A stutterer in an out-loud world: Halifax reporter reflects on Biden's impact
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Oct. 24, 2020
JIM VIBERT: Nova Scotians short-changed by government
JOHN DeMONT: Donald Marshall Jr.'s enduring legacy
EDITORIAL: Cheers & Jeers Oct. 26
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The myth of great lineage
Rex Murphy: Hallelujah! No fall election. That will show those mean Tories
No election. Huzzah! It is great news. For a while Canada was a-tremble that the ice-hearted Conservatives, with their rude slanders on Justin Trudeau’s ethical impeccability, and even more furious attempts to pry into his and his family’s ...
LETTER: Canada has distinct architecture style
There is only one distinctively Canadian style of architecture. This is the National Style, also known as Chateau-Gothic or Chateauesque. It is a mixture of the Scottish Baronial and French Chateau styles. It was developed for the Canadian Pacific ...
LETTER: Getting drunk is nothing to celebrate
“Distilling four centuries of fact and anecdote, Sheilah Roberts Lukins serves up a revealing and often amusing survey of our fascination with good spirits.” This sentence concludes the blurb found at Amazon.ca about “Bottoms Up: A ...
PAM FRAMPTON: No soft place to land
It’s a coming of age story. But not the kind of story anyone wants to unfold. It’s the story of a young person, who, on the cusp of 18, found themselves without the life supports they relied upon. In the absence of those ...
BRUCE EVANS: Trump will win again; that’s how the ‘undeclared vote’ cookie will crumble
BRUCE EVANS: You can take it to the bank. Donald J. Trump, 45th president of The United States of America, will win re-election on or about Nov. 3, 2020. The “on or about” part is dependent upon vote-count efficiency and legal ...
LETTER: Religiously diverse world
Ron Jenkin's bizarre rant (Christmas is Christian, Oct. 10) makes a number of unsubstantiated statements that require a reply. In the first instance, Jenkins says that, "Christians are fast becoming obsolete." False. According to the ...
JIM VIBERT: N.S. Liberals' tourism relief plan leaves most operators out in the cold
Nova Scotia's Liberal government rarely missed a chance to boast that it grew tourism in Nova Scotia to fabulous new heights, but with the industry facing a crisis that will be lethal to many tourism businesses, the Liberals only have help for a ...
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Oct. 23, 2020
Bruce MacKinnon's editorial cartoon for October 23, 2020. - Bruce MacKinnon ...
John Ivison: At least Canadians now know that Trudeau's priorities don't include them
Reason returned to Parliament Hill as the Liberals made clear they will not regard a new Conservative motion on Canada’s pandemic response to be a matter of confidence. The Trudeau Liberals have wisely decided not to tax the patience of ...
JOHN DeMONT: A lingering mystery from the elegant era of hats
Alex Leonard, who is 74 and grew up on Percy Street out behind Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax, doesn’t throw out much. He has an old Mackintosh’s Toffee bar package — price five cents — and matching Bayer Aspirin bottles from ...