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VIBERT: Lavalin affair could give new life to federal NDP
Like most of us, voters in Monday’s three federal byelections don’t know yet what to make of the Liberals’ current ethical stew, so they ignored it and delivered the results expected of them. The Conservatives easily won a safe ...
VIBERT: Will Butts’ gamble pay off for PM?
It would make for better fiction if the millionaire son of a former prime minister fell on his sword to save the son of a Cape Breton coal miner. But this is Canadian politics, so not quite fiction, and it happened the other way around. One of the ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: No feasible layaway plan for Muskrat Falls
I’m extremely worried about shortsightedness. I’m twice as worried because it’s an election year. When you borrow money, you pay interest on it. When you delay paying the money back, you pay even more ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Let’s make sure journalism is what we’re doing
People take jobs. Big jobs. High-profile jobs. But that doesn’t mean their families have taken the same jobs. And in the media, it might worthwhile for us all to remember that. Earlier this week, CTV News aired a clip of a ...
VIBERT: Public accounts not worthy of name
The Nova Scotia legislature no longer has a public accounts committee worthy of the name. This is a loss to Nova Scotians who care how their tax dollars are spent and to what affect. Such citizens likely also harbour the misconception that they ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The winter nights
For it is February, and the idea of winter is often tiring now. The dirty banks of snow are coughing up their gutful of detritus, and cold mornings on the way to work seem like one more trial to be endured. But… Sometimes, ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: No runaround, just dam statistics
I apologize in advance if this column is like inside baseball — that is, mostly about the business of news, rather than news itself. But part of this story so impressed me that I thought I should point it out. Two weeks ago, I was looking ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Russia planning solo mission in cyberspace
Don’t think of it as a cyber militarization test by the Russian government. Think of it as a tacit admission. Last week in this space, I wrote about the difficulties of trying to limit the wired world’s reach into my ...
VIBERT: More long term care beds in Nova Scotia would open bottleneck
Ambulances and paramedics are tied up waiting to offload their patients because the emergency department is over-capacity and can’t handle any more. As always, every bed and gurney in emergency is occupied, some by patients who’ve been ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Canada shouldn’t stand for corruption
Here’s the problem, and it’s a simple one, really. The federal government has laws that specify how companies can act, and penalties for certain things — like, say, being convicted of paying bribes to obtain ...