With demise of P.E.I.’s largest tree, Islanders wonder at next to hold ...
Summerside family rescues cornerstone from landfill
Trial for man charged in O'Leary hammer attack enters second day
PEI 2018 Christmas lights map
Man gets extra 55 days in jail after assaulting Summerside police ...
Getaway driver sentenced in Summerside provincial court
Summerside band Soul Filter to release debut album
Chinese ambassador cancels P.E.I. visit
Quick discovery, response saves building in Brae from tractor fire
The Journal Pioneer
VIBERT: Will McNeil run again?
VIBERT: Auditor general says Department of Health has failed Nova Scotians
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: A painful — but worthwhile — lesson
VIBERT: A thin response on clearcutting
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: When news gathering goes down the crapper
VIBERT: Information is power, restored
VIBERT: American reputation in decline around world
Most Americans care little and know less about the rest of the world. But the ‘Make America Great Again’ mythology they bought into play two years ago — despite the better judgment of a slight majority — included the ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: What happens when countries don’t even pretend to care?
There are things you can’t say. You may believe them, they may even be absolutely true, but you can’t say them. Because saying them out loud has other ramifications. They lead to behaviours that you didn’t expect, ...
VIBERT: Freeland’s victory lap, Trump’s win
Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland came down east this week to take a bit of a victory lap for cutting a new trade deal that the petulant pup in the White House actually gets to chalk up as a win. There were Freeland ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Journalism needs audience support, not a bailout
The beauty of it is that I can say this. Maybe I won’t be able to for long: Wednesday, the federal government announced that it plans to put $595 million of federal money over the next five years into a plan to protect independent ...
VIBERT: Artist’s case belies lofty claims
Welfare reform sounds good in theory, which is fortunate because, after four years of trying, it appears the Nova Scotia government can only deliver welfare reform in theory. In practice, the provincial Community Services Department remains a ...
VIBERT: Carbon pricing is hard on the head
For many of us, 2019 promises to be hard on the head. By April Fools’ Day, a price on carbon will have arrived everywhere in the land and for the majority of Canadians, blissfully ignorant as to what that means, the bliss will be ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Science that should surprise no one
I get discouraged sometimes. Discouraged, because, caught up in doing things the same way we always have, we keep doing them, even though we should know better. The source of my latest discouragement? Reports late last week that ...
VIBERT: Premier McNeil’s promises unfulfilled
Premier Stephen McNeil campaigned for the office he now holds promising, among other things, a doctor for every Nova Scotian who needs one, and the most open and transparent government in Canada. A little more than five years later, and there are ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The soaring cost of food
At the end of the runway at the Halifax airport, a crashed 747-400 was being torn apart with a backhoe last weekend. Stay with me now. Sometimes, I lie on my back on the grass in summer, far enough out of St. John’s to have the full clear ...
GIFFORD-JONES: Exploring both sides of vaccine debate
Do you need excitement in your life? If so, just write a column on the rewards and risks of vaccination. Then find a safe, secure, hideout. Pour yourself a drink and wait for those who want to boil you in oil. This scenario happened to me when an ...