Editor’s Message

Advice for Martians

Imagine the Martians. They look more or less like us and have thus far escaped notice. And today, one sees a nice Tourism Nova Scotia advertisement on Facebook....

Lest we forget

We must remember the hate and inequities that started the First World War, not just the valour and sacrifice that ended it...

Democracy in danger

Municipal governments only have the power provincial governments let them have, and they can take that power away at any time...
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Why wear the uniform?

Last month, I joined a group of journalists for a visit to Camp Aldershot in the Annapolis Valley, where Canadian Forces reserve recruits do basic training. Bef...
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It could happen here

It’s 2021 and Nova Scotia is having a provincial election. Despite repeated promises of an imminent turnaround, the economy continues to slide. Power ra...
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The people inside the uniform

I have a cherished black-and-white photo of my Gramp, Victor Adams, before he enlisted in the army. It’s a hazy summer day in the 1930s. He poses with his broth...
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Fair and unbalanced journalism

I’m writing a story about math. First I interview a mathematician. She tells me 2 + 2 = 4. She points to her research, her firsthand experience, and expert cons...
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