Editorial: Clock’s ticking
‘Is it going to cause us problems down the road?’
Queens District RCMP advise residents to lock their vehicles
Queens County man among those arrested in cocaine, marijuana trafficking bust
Crowdfunding campaign to take man to 28 remaining lighthouses in Nova Scotia
Hard work paying off
Student opts for own business rather than part-time work
Sackville Commons thrives in first year
BubblePixie Soap Co. cleaning up on High Street
Cape Breton Post
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
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 ...
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 ...
Russell Wangersky: Your words can come back to bite you
Russell WangerskyYou’re allowed to be ignorant and offensive — except within the parameters of hate speech — as you like. You can get invited to a party, tell the host he’s as ugly as a dog, trash the food as “too ethnic” and tell anyone who’s ...