Columnists

Misadventures of a farm wife

Beating the storm, almost

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Busting the minimum wage myth

Minimum wage myth busted

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Agriculture helps measure true wealth

Observations of a farm wife

  • May 22nd, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Bring back paper shopping bags

Corporations like plastic shopping bags because they’re cheap

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barrel racing
maintenance
eckville parade
Old Fashioned Carnival fun

Watching hockey with a four-legged friend

Hockey game interrupts pet’s nap

OPINION: Nova Scotia’s decision to dismantle English school boards is a mistake

Speaking in favour of keeping local school boards, in this opinion from the ASBA

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly

MP Blaine Calkins wants to see the Trudeau government sort out its NAFTA negotiations

Silence is not always golden

Open up discussions about mental health

Columnist defends Generation X

Being of the Generation X population is a good thing

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Hockey heroes and every day heroes needed

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

  • Jan 15th, 2018

The day after Christmas

Some memories deserve to linger

  • Dec 26th, 2017

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Written word will never be obsolete

Painting word pictures fun and rewarding career choice

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths