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LETTER: A free rein
Industrial farming is the single biggest threat to our province. The signs are all around us, we do not need corporate paid scientist telling us everything is fine. When did you last see a healthy worm in a potato field? See gardens swarming with ...
LETTER: Wear a mask!
I am writing regarding the article (Atlantic Canadian residents who are immune comprised fear Covid-19 is a death sentence, Sept. 15) published on Sept. 15 on the Journal Pioneer website. I can see and understand why people who have illnesses that ...
EDITORIAL: Plenty of room for solution in lobster dispute
The blame for smouldering unrest and the latest blowup in tensions between native and non-native fishers, most recently in southwestern Nova Scotia, can be laid at the feet of the federal government. Ottawa has had 21 years, since the Supreme ...
DAVID DELANEY: Government should adopt a back-to-basics approach
Progressive is a wonderful word. In the world of useful words and phrases, it ranks right up there with “inclusive,” “broad-based consensus” and “environmentally sensitive.” Stick any of them in front of any belief ...
LETTER: A moderate livelihood
Here on P.E.I. and in the Maritimes we, especially we white folks, question the existence of systemic racism in our communities. The current situation with the Saulnierville, N.S. lobster fishery brings systemic racism to the front. Legally the ...
RICK MACLEAN: Online learning is here to stay. Sigh.
“Just click the thingie that way and that will solve your problem.” I looked at her with that look that’s seems normally reserved for women – starting at about age 12 – the look that says “Really? I mean. ...
JIM VIBERT: PM's statement didn't warrant network airtime
On those rare occasions when the prime minister asks for network TV time to speak to the nation, it’s hard for the broadcasters to say no, but given Wednesday night’s unpaid political announcements next time they just might. Prime ...
JOHN DeMONT: Coaxing beauty from a pile of wood
Never in this lifetime, if asked how I spent the weekend, did I ever expect to respond, “I stacked a couple of cords of firewood, how about you?” This week, I uttered those unexpected words. The wood, mostly maple, arrived a ...
JIM GUY: Time to ask mayoralty candidates to define the Cape Breton Regional Municipality
There are six contenders for mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality in next month’s election. While it is encouraging to see such a competitive slate of candidates in this campaign it is important for the next mayor to take a savvy and ...
GUEST OPINION: EI and CERB have left too many women out
At the launch of International Basic Income Week, over 3,600 organizations and individuals from across the country – including the Canadian Women’s Foundation, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), and Women’s ...