Cash for Queens curling competition
‘Playing to win’
Should start, stop times change for Liverpool schools?
Middle school presents Jingle Bells and Other Things
A Queens County tradition
Ghosts, goblins and ghouls
Lighting up the night
Christmas comes to Caledonia
Christmas on Mersey celebrated in Queens County
Cape Breton Post
Russell Wangersky: Online activism isn’t all about the reach
VIBERT: The soft language of addiction obscures the reality
Russell Wangersky: The disturbing messages inside some Christmas songs
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Time for an airline bill of rights
VIBERT: NSHA brand must be more than an acronym
STEVE BARTLETT: It was a dark and stormy night …
By Eric Pottie This week I want to continue talking about internet safety. Last week you may recall, I wrote about phishing scams and fraudulent e-mails. This week I’m discussing what I like to refer to as your first line of defense - ...
VIBERT: Opposing, competing realities in health care
Nova Scotia has become two solitudes in health care, most radically and tragically demarcated by children in need of psychiatric care. A family in Halifax with a child experiencing a mental health crisis is minutes away from emergency treatment and ...
Russell Wangersky: The world changes — slowly
Sometimes, making a critical mistake never leaves you. Even if it was decades ago. Even if the mistake was youthful idealism. Even if no one, until now, knew about it. Because sometimes, looking back at the mistake means resetting ...
STEVE BARTLETT: To those being bullied...
I was dancing when he hit me. I didn’t — and still don’t — know why. All I know is that punch, that high school dance, changed my life. I was in Grade 9, an honours student who was outgoing and had a lot of ...
VIBERT: ‘The goodness of Nova Scotians got me through’ – Horne
“They bubble-wrapped me,” says Dr. Gabrielle Horne of colleagues and co-workers. She gestures to include friends and neighbours milling outside the courtroom, all of whom she credits with her survival of a 15-year ordeal. Workplace ...
VIBERT: ‘Reputation assassination’ case in the court’s hands
Treatment for what may be the most egregious case of privileged entitlement and abused power in recent Nova Scotia history is in the hands of three learned jurists. Chief Justice Michael MacDonald and Associate Justices Joel Fichaud and Cindy A. ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Tapping into new sources of revenue generation
You can, if you like, purchase the “Renaissance 41-Light Candle-Style Chandelier by Schonbek” on Wayfair’s website for a whopping 35 per cent off right now, and pay only $50,115 instead of the usual $76,559.99. You ...
Interest in Kennedy may be about healing
Three books about a long-dead American politician climbed to the top of bestsellers’ lists in the past 24 months. After winning the California Democratic Presidential primary, on June 5, 1968, Bobby Kennedy seemed destined to win his ...
STEVE BARTLETT: Slow down, put your phones in the trunk, and pay attention
I pass the two-storey house every day. My heart sinks and my stomach pangs each time, no matter how often I drive by. A few months ago, the people who live in the home were struck by incomprehensible tragedy — a highway accident that ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The vice-regal molehill that would be a mountain
I just wish people would be allowed to say what they think. In the ultimate of tempested teapots, the new Governor General, Julie Payette, found herself in hot water when she gave a speech about the value of science to that regular hotbed of ...