Don’t believe the hate

On April 8, the Chronicle-Herald published an article called “Chebucto Heights bullying worries parents.” For some reason, it left out the phrase “by Muslim proto-terrorists,” because that’s what the gist of the article was. It quoted a woman named ‘Missy’ as saying...
My little town has made me proud

My little town has made me proud

Ellershouse Wind Farm by Christian LaForce/Chronicle Herald This past Friday, at about 5:30 am, I was gassing up the Honda at the local Irving station when I bumped into a fellow I know who sits on the town council of Mahone Bay (pop. 986), where I live. I’ll call him...

The Slashing: who it helps and who it hurts

There are so many things wrong with a recent analysis of the film tax credit cut (henceforth referred to as “the Slashing”) on New Start Nova Scotia, a website that says it is a platform for public policy advocacy, that it’s hard to know where to start. “Current...
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