VIBERT: Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leadership wars drawing to a close
VIBERT: Workplace equity troubles Nova Scotia
Russell Wangersky: Soup from a stone
VIBERT: Halifax now a world-class nanny state
Russell Wangersky: Dangerous dogmatists
JIM VIBERT: The mud is flying in provincial Tory race
VIBERT: Have we become numb to climate change?
It feels like much of the world has become comfortably numb to the urgent pleas of the best and brightest scientists alive for decisive and immediate ...
Russell Wangersky: Let’s talk about someone else for a change
It was a 108-character statement on the human condition. (I know, it wasn’t meant that way, but it is exactly how it struck me at the time, and I haven’t been able to shake it since.) “There are reports that a ...
Russell Wangersky: Warming ocean temperatures could lead to a big kill
Here’s to getting used to the unusual. Since it’s October, a summer that was warmer than usual for many parts of the Atlantic provinces is now in the rearview mirror. Also probably sliding into memory, for ...
VIBERT: A one-party state, for a day
The legislature’s Public Accounts Committee has been, for decades, the last best place in Nova Scotia to find responsible government, warts and all. That ended Wednesday, at least for that one day, but that it ended at all signals a threat ...
Russell Wangersky: Double standards abound
The political circus continues to the south of us and, chances are, bare-knuckle politics by a crowd of venal and privileged old men will continue set the tone, serving their cronies and their paymasters. As part of that, even ...
COMMENTARY: Revisiting #MeToo
Journalists in the SaltWire Network reached out to several women to ask them to share their opinions on the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement going viral. Click to read some of what they had to say: LOWE: #MeToo means that ...
VIBERT: Tories protest a bit too much
If Nova Scotia’s Conservative leadership race maintains its present trajectory it will eclipse, in a matter of weeks, the reputation academics took ce ...
Russell Wangersky: Things aren’t always what they seem
This is a column that’s about a court case in Nova Scotia, and things not being what they seem. It’s still in mid-lawsuit, so there’s no nice, tidy ending — but there is a handy Latin ...
OPINION: Teen 'boys will be boys': A brief history
Over the past 12 days, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s actions as a high school and college student have been at the center of a public conver ...
VIBERT: Liberals exploit ‘tyranny of its majority’
Nova Scotia’s Liberal government used the “tyranny of its majority” Wednesday to neuter the one committee of the legislature that actually sheds an oc ...