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Russell Wangersky: Convenience vs. security in the internet of things
JIM VIBERT: Opposition leader Karla MacFarlane is the surprise of the session
Information breach fallout offers multiple choices
Russell Wangersky: The cycle of hate continues on Twitter
Editorial: We are one team
LAURENT D'ENTREMONT: Remembering when traveling salesmen came door to door
EDITORIAL: Who’s in charge, anyway?
Wanted: a high school civics class that actually explains the distinct and separate responsibilities of federal, provincial and municipal governments. Also wanted: a requirement that anyone who seeks public office actually knows how governments ...
TINA COMEAU: Yarmouth is a hockey town where we welcome our Mariners and our hearts break for the Humboldt Broncos
YARMOUTH, N.S. – In Bridgewater Friday evening, April 6, it was evident how much support there is in the community for the Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners. The team was playing Game 4 of their division final against the South Shore Lumberjacks and ...
Russell Wangersky: Facebook’s using you
It’s something everyone should have realized a long time ago: despite all its cheap talk about friends and friendship, Facebook is not your friend. Russell Wangersky And it never was. It’s a business, a business ...
Editorial: Minimum wage gaps
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil isn’t finding much support for his idea of having a common minimum wage in Atlantic Canada by as early as next spring. Whatever his target might be, he’s quick to reject any plans to join the ...
Russell Wangersky: Code and conduct
Maybe it’s a solution, or maybe it’s a whole different kind of problem. Russell Wangersky Bill C-51, which focuses on a bunch of different issues in the Criminal Code (including, oddly, the removal of “crime comics” ...
Pot law prepares NS for the unknown
Some say it’s been too long coming, others that it should never come at all, but legal cannabis is just months away, and the legal framework arrived in the Nova Scotia legislature Tuesday albeit with the acknowledgement that it’s a work ...
Russell Wangersky: Satisfaction, one chore at a time
It’s close enough to spring to have a “to do” list now: expand the vegetable garden, paint, repair and re-roof the shed, put in firewood for next winter. Rebuild the shed chimney, where, years ago, previous ...
Editorial: Senate stalling
Maybe, over the Easter long weekend, Canada’s senators took a little time to think about their role in Canadian governance. If they didn’t, all is not lost — after all, the Senate doesn’t sit again until April 16, so maybe ...
Editorial: Disrupt or be disrupted
An earlier generation of parents worried about losing their children to other provinces in search of work they couldn’t find at home. Today’s parents have to worry that the jobs themselves will disappear and that their children have ...
A land rush at the end of the line
If, as some claim, one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results, we can take some comfort that, with apologies to Paul Simon, Nova Scotia is still crazy after all these years. This is the ...