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OP-ED: Simple solution to HRFE/Enfield Fire agreement issue

The following has been submitted by Darrell MacLean It seems Halifax Fire is trying to nickel and dime their $76-million-dollar budget, in which one item is them looking to cut funding to smaller Volunteer station’s...

OP-ED: N.S. moving in right direction regarding Active Transportation

Submitted by Bicycle N.S. After a year of unprecedented growth in cycling in Nova Scotia, albeit during an unprecedented year of change, Bicycle Nova Scotia (BNS) is pleased to see the Provincial Government take a...

COLUMN: When the going gets tough, the tough explore their options

This column is submitted by Fall River Law: For a lot of us, when we are faced with conflict our response of to run and bury our heads in the sand and hope that it...

OP-ED: Restrictions frustrating, challenging

HALIFAX: The following is an excerpt of the speech given by Dr. Robert Strang, Chief medical officer of health for N.S., during the COVID19 briefing. “If this pattern continues, we may be able to lift...

COLUMN: Behavioural Biases and Investing

People, by their nature, are biased. Another way of saying this is that everyone tends to preference some things over others, sometimes unfairly. Perhaps you’re biased towards one sports team. Or maybe you’d rather...

COLUMN: Nursing home workers at catastrophic levels of burnout and trauma

By Carole Estabrooks and Yuting Song It’s been almost a year since nursing home workers began fighting on the front lines of COVID-19. They’ve witnessed and experienced extreme trauma. They’ve seen seniors they care for...

COLUMN: Beyond the vaccine: Rethinking testing in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and David Mowat COVID-19 has affected us all, but a great deal of the impact has been on older adults, and especially those living in long-term care homes. Eight in 10 deaths...

OP-ED: Vaccination, trust in science and patience is the only way out of this...

By Linda Silas A COVID-free future is within our reach – a future where it's safe to hug again and where our smiles no longer need to be hidden behind a mask. To get there, we...

COLUMN: When should you see a lawyer

I get a lot of people who have decided to separate from their spouse that ask me, “Barb, when is the right time to come and see a lawyer?”  My answer is usually, you...

LETTER: The War Amps key tag service celebrates 75 years

Dear Editor, The War Amps Key Tag Service is celebrating a milestone this year – its 75th anniversary! The service has not only been reuniting Canadians with their lost keys, it has been helping to...
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