Bringing new life to downtown Yarmouth
Kentville Chalk Art Festival livens up Webster Street with colourful designs
Kids’ Halloween event coming up at Digby Wesleyan Church
Potential adult learners get a chance to check out the Hants Learning ...
Veteran firefighters commemorate Great Windsor Fire of 1897
Digby’s Balancing Rock inspires coffeehouse’s name in Halifax
Shelburne Canada 150 Mosaic Mural event to be unveiled at Osprey on ...
Teen entrepreneur making a difference in Kings County – and beyond
Annapolis Valley business owners encouraged to take tax change concerns to MPs
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Russell Wangersky: No excuses
Russell Wangersky: Workers’ comp — he who pays the piper doesn’t always call the tune
Russell Wangersky: Separating fact from speculative fiction
Steve Bartlett: Lessons of the fall
Wendy Elliott: Make sure spending priority is fighting cancer
Russell Wangersky: All I want is for my kids to be safe from men with no understanding of suffering
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Flooding the insurance market
Instead, he was offered what was, back then, huge money right out of undergraduate math. Not to go back to school, but to do actuarial studies of risk. For the insurance industry. That’s why, in all the talk of whether or not there are risks from ...
STEVE BARTLETT: The neighbourly thing to brew
“Steve,” he says, “your beer is exploding!” Adam is my neighbour and “beero” (beer + hero = beero). He brews his own and used to drive a beer truck for a living. He helped fulfil a frothy fantasy of mine a few months ago when I bought a stout mix and ...
Wangersky: Smartphones put to stupid use
Russell WangerskyThey pay the price, sometimes, for the rest of their lives. Pay the price, sometimes, with their lives. Teenaged boys – and some teenaged girls — have proven for years that they are incapable of attaching cause and effect when it ...
Wendy Elliott: clearcutting too much, too fast and for too long
Wendy Elliott ColumnThe hunting lodge was located on 58 acres, but it was situated 11 kilometres down a rough dirt road and there were thousands of acres of forest all around. For almost 25 years the monks lived at Nova Nada in peace and mostly ...
Russell Wangersky: No wonder the courts are bogged down
Russell WangerskySo it must have been a momentous case, one that deserves long and careful review, including analysis of case law from California and Britain, right? Well, no. It’s the case of Michael E. Robinson vs. the City of Brampton, and it’s ...
TINA COMEAU: Long before the Meteghan Chase the Ace, there was my grandmere Comeau
Neither has Mrs. Walker. Or Mr. Walker. Who are the Walkers? They were the personas my husband and I adopted many years ago at an Atom A hockey tournament in Barrington, during a season when he and I kept winning more than our fair share of the game ...
WENDY ELLIOTT: Mail those purple postcards in aid of more midwifery
Wendy Elliott ColumnSix years ago we made a gain on the midwifery front in three places in the province. Midwives operate out of Antigonish, the South Shore and Halifax. In two of those places, homebirths are allowed. The Midwifery Coalition of Nova ...
Russell Wangersky: The ones that got away
Russell WangerskyThey bring shellfish and finfish to market, species grown fat and large by aquatic farm husbandry. Mussels and oysters hang in socks from ropes beneath buoys, salmon and sometimes steelhead trout swim in circles in ocean cages. The ...
Steve Bartlett: Don’t try this at home
Steve Bartlett: The Deep End“A large nest can be home to 600,000,000.3 wasps,” the search result read. “That army is preparing to attack you. Move to another hemisphere immediately.” OK, the warning wasn’t that dire but it did offer a reminder of ...
Russell Wangersky: Keeping jobs at home doesn’t always make business sense
Russell WangerskyEconomic nationalism, though, is shorthand for something people in this region have argued about for years: the need to keep work in the Atlantic region for the sake of employment, even when that work can be done more economically ...