Why ride Gran Fondo in Clare? Organizers offer 10 reasons
Project at Yarmouth hospital will enhance support for patients and ...
From bombs to graduation: Three Syrian brothers cross the stage in ...
Shelburne Regional High School celebrates its Class of 2019
PHOTO GALLERY: Barrington high school celebrated its prom
Non-profit Tides Contemporary Art Gallery opens in Kentville
Grieg NL hatchery under construction in Marystown
LETTER: ‘Common sense solutions’ needed to improve health care, says Cape Breton MLA
TOM URBANIAK: A tribute to former Tory MLA and municipal politician Cora Etter on her 95th birthday
DAVID JOHNSON: A hung parliament, advantage Trudeau
LETTER: Pulp mill should be closed
LETTER: Disarm the f-bomb
Fraser Mooney cartoon: Oct. 30 Tri-County Vanguard
LETTER: Damaged Victoria Road home has historic connection
On a recent visit to Sydney I was devasted to learn of a fire that partially destroyed the Gallivan house on Victoria Rd. This is the house that raised a large family who were very successful, including Danny Gallivan. For over 30 years, Danny was ...
COMMENTARY: Confusion at the fish counter: How to eat fish responsibly
Jenny Weitzman, Dalhousie University It now seems absurd that anyone once believed the ocean was inexhaustable: fish stocks are in dismal shape and scientists say overfishing is a global problem with potentially irreversible consequences to ...
JIM GUY: Why I like minority government and coalitions
As a political scientist, there are many reasons for liking many minority and coalition governments. But the best one for me is the insecurity that alters their behaviour. Insecure governments think and behave differently than do ...
LETTER: Hold that burger
Re: “Red meat, science and buffets” (Oct. 5 column by Sylvain Charlebois). Charlebois makes much of the Annals of Internal Medicine study which claims to have evidence that red and processed meats aren’t as unhealthy as most ...
COMMENTARY: We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them
Felicia Vachon, Dalhousie University We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, culture stretches far beyond Homo sapiens. As evidence of the existence of culture in other ...
OP-ED: Are we prepared for what is coming?
‘The better you are prepared, the better chance you will have of staying on top of everything that is coming your way’ has been advice that most parents have tried to pass on to their children from time immemorial. Another well-worn ...
STEVE BARTLETT: To those on the fence about voting today
Me: “Hi, can you do me a favour?” You: “Errr … I don’t know you that well, so maybe. What do you need?” Me: “I need you to vote.” You: “Oh, I don’t know. I’ve got a lot on ...
OP-ED: ‘Destroyed’ highway another reason to save Cape Breton rail line
One key underpinning for economic development is infrastructure, plain and simple. There has to be an affordable, environmentally-acceptable way to move goods to and from Cape Breton to the mainland. Jane MacNeill The open letter, by ...
LETTER: Is it time for term limits on all politicians?
In the wake of the upcoming federal election it appears separation sentiments are at an all-time high in both the western provinces; and of course in Quebec. Quebec is always threatening separation. They use it as a bargaining ...
LETTER: National memorial project in Cape Breton Highlands National Park still being pursued
The people North of Smokey have not given up on the project to have the Never Forgotten National Memorial (NFNM) constructed at Green Cove in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It must be remembered that the site was recommended by Parks ...