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TOM URBANIAK: Cape Breton Regional Municipality needs a major spring cleaning
MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Scales of justice in a cyber world
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: People are not insects
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LETTER: Why has this brave Newfoundland hero’s name disappeared?
THINKING OUT LOUD WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Kevin Deveaux on State of Emergency Powers
The Emergency Management and Health Protection Acts are the laws that gives government power to declare a state of emergency in a pandemic. And while we've been under that declaration for more than a year, Ontario has only enacted three States of ...
EDITORIAL: Cheers & Jeers from St. John’s, April 12
Cheers: to the return of the races. At a time when any sliver of a return to normalcy seems golden, the announcement that the Royal St. John’s Regatta will once again have rowers on the pond is a welcome one. Training is set to resume — ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Do our democratic rights even matter?
Is it politics as usual, or beyond the pale? The 2021 provincial election will not go down in this province’s history as a shining moment in democratic governance. Just too much went wrong, especially with the stopgap solutions put forward ...
LETTER: Economic fantasies, rich vs. poor
It’s high time we started speaking honestly about the economy. The economy is much like the Emperor’s new clothes. If you ask an economist to explain it, the first thing they will say is you need to be very smart to understand it. Then ...
MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: The state of states of emergency
Nova Scotia has done a much more successful job at controlling the spread of COVID-19 than some other provinces. What is the proper balance of democratic process and the powers under the state of emergency when it comes to housing ...
PAM FRAMPTON: Into the West
“…they had been lifted off the earth to sit next each other in mid-ocean, and see every detail of each other’s faces, and hear whatever they chanced to say.” ― Virginia Woolf, “The Voyage Out” “That ...
LETTER: Perhaps Quebec would like to go first?
I was very inspired by Jean Chrétien’s unselfish concern for the environment to propose making Labrador a nuclear waste dump site. Our former prime minister states that it is time that we took responsibility for all the toxic materials ...
LETTER: Say no to nuclear waste in Labrador
Last week I read about Labrador being mentioned as a possible place to store nuclear waste. Kudos to Radio-Canada for bringing this information forward. It wasn’t the best way to find this out. There is no safe place to store nuclear waste. ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: ‘You will miss the ocean’
“Wishing you and your family all the best in the future, but I think you will miss the ocean.” Simple words, but true. Among all of the messages I got this week about moving away for work in Saskatchewan, that one had the greatest ...
THINKING OUT LOUD WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: A review of joint policing in the HRM
An independent report on the integrated policing model in Halifax Regional Municipality is now in the works after a motion from Councillor Tony Mancini. The District 6 representative says it's been 25 years since the model was implemented because ...