NEWFOUNDLAND is talking tough with the oil companies that want to develop the provinceâ€™s offshore oil and gas potential, and that is raising the eyebrows of some in Nova Scotia who are wondering if it is having an impact on how the province is viewed by the energy sector.
To the Editor, Calgary Herald, Regarding your editorial “Lighthouse shines beacon on culture of defeat.” I imagine if the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site barn was falling down in Calgary your paper would be up in arms. I imagine if chunks of concrete were falling off the Harry Hays Federal Building your paper would be up in arms. I imagine if the home next door to your Editor and Chief was unpainted and decrepit – read more –
Adequately funded public schools perform as well as private schools. I wonder how Nova Scotia’s least funded in North America public school system would stack up? Public Schools Perform Near Private Ones in Study – New York Times
It has not been a good year for those that sacrifice themselves to lead the energetic arts and culture sector in Halifax. There is a growing feeling, hovering somewhere between ennui and abject despair, and it is expressing itself throughout the provinceâ€™s creative continuum. Halifax has never been an easy town to love if you are a creative person, or as the bureaucrats call them, â€œcultural worker.â€ The city and the province it is capital – read more –