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Russell Wangersky: Consider the messenger as well as the message
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VIBERT: Pulp fiction on a glorious summer weekend
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VIBERT: Our tenuous grip on democracy
Russell Wangersky: Sometimes keeping health care healthy is going to hurt
VIBERT: Poverty high in the rich neighbourhood
Living in the wealthiest neighbourhood on the planet has its advantages. Canadians spend more time counting the blessings than cursing the shadows of their proximity to America and Americans. With Canada’s child poverty disgrace much in ...
VIBERT: Uneasy rests the target on front-runner’s back
Tim Houston has a target on his back and from all indications, he doesn’t wear it lightly. The presumed front-runner in Nova Scotia’s Tory leadership contest wouldn’t cede the top spot, but having it means he’ll continue to ...
Russell Wangersky: Suffer the children
If you have kids, there’s a heartbreaking moment you’ll recognize. That moment where you child looks at you with trust, when you take them to day care or perhaps the first day of school, when you put your best face forwards and force ...
VIBERT: Higher expectations from premier’s tweets
What, if any, are legitimate expectations of honesty and accuracy on what we call social media? Do the old standards of trust apply? For centuries, humans judged the veracity of what they heard or read based on the trust they placed in the source ...
VIBERT: Animosity congealing in PC leadership race
Still waters run deep but don’t be fooled by the apparent calm of the Tory leadership race. That’s surface tension and just beneath torrents are beginning to rage. All war is hell, but civil war is particularly vicious, and Nova ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Being truthful to constituents should be the law
It was an unusual message. New Brunswick's auditor general was talking about that province's dim financial outlook as it continues down a dismal path: this year marks its 11th straight deficit budget, and any attempt to slow the ...
VIBERT: Maritime men among the least healthy
It likely didn’t take a national survey to tell us that more than three-quarters of Maritime men are unhealthy slugs – most any Maritime woman would tell you that – but now that we have data, we’re supposed to do sometime ...
Russell Wangersky: When you can’t trust your partner
Peter Beyer is not a name that probably leapt out at you from all the coverage of the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Que., this past weekend. No, instead of Beyer, you probably think of this past weekend in terms of U.S. President Donald ...
Russell Wangersky: Trying to read the signs
I’ve seen them in pretty much every Atlantic province: the warnings put out for that most scarce of things, the non-existent highway worker. Now, I know that working on traffic-filled highways is a harrowing job; workers are ...
Russell Wangersky: Truth is stranger than fiction
I thought about writing a short story about a pilot and a co-pilot commiserating about their joint miseries while at the controls of a blimp providing the high-angle camera work for a PGA golf tournament. About the way they would beetle slowly across ...