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OPINION: Who’d rack up the most debt? Well, it’s not the NDP

OPINION: Who’d rack up the most debt? Well, it’s not the NDP

The irony in our election is that it is the Liberals and the Conservatives whose additions to spending and taxation plans will add the most to the problem of managing Nova Scotia’s provincial debt, even if it is the NDP that is promising to spend the most on Nova Scotia’s human capital.
Young politicians carry fresh perspective on campaign trail

Young politicians carry fresh perspective on campaign trail

Young candidates for all political parties say the campaign experience is something they won't soon forget.
A shot put sisterhood

A shot put sisterhood

Casey Perrin and Pamela LeJean have formed a sisterhood built around similar disabilities and a love of shot put.
Musicians rally to support Atlantic Canadian industry builder Lynn Horne

Musicians rally to support Atlantic Canadian industry builder Lynn Horne

The Power of Song benefit at Marquee Ballroom will honour longtime publicist/manager known for loyalty to East Coast artists.
Wieczorek wins fourth Blue Nose championship

Wieczorek wins fourth Blue Nose championship

Greg Wieczorek was racing to win on Sunday and he did just that. The Halifax runner won his fourth Blue Nose Marathon title, joining Scotsburn's David MacLennan as the only four-time winners of the Halifax race founded in 2004.
JOHN DeMONT: Nova Scotians want change — just as long as nothing changes

JOHN DeMONT: Nova Scotians want change — just as long as nothing changes

I’m not, by nature, a negative man, but when I look at our stagnant economy, our aging population, our rural exodus, I worry about this place. I think that it will take some magic, something bold, to pull us out of our tailspin.
Brown, Wach, McClure score wins to open Blue Nose Marathon weekend

Brown, Wach, McClure score wins to open Blue Nose Marathon weekend

Halifax's Graeme Wach, who runs cross-country for the Dalhousie Tigers, won Saturday's Blue Nose five-kilometre race in 16:18. Cambridge's Ben Brown, just back from winning a medal at the Desert Challenge in Arizona, placed first in the five-kilometre event for wheelchair racers.
Lafarge’s renewed tire-burning plan meets residential opposition

Lafarge’s renewed tire-burning plan meets residential opposition

Some residents who live near the Lafarge cement plant in the Brookfield area say the company had better work on building better community trust when it comes to a plan to burn discarded tires in its kiln. The company says it is doing just that.
Crown attorneys ‘drowning’ in work complain about new hires

Crown attorneys ‘drowning’ in work complain about new hires

New Crown attorneys announced this spring to deal with sexual assault cases won’t be front-line prosecutors, says the president of the Nova Scotia Crown Attorneys’ Association.
Bright lights, big stakes: Nova Scotia leaders face off in debate tonight

Bright lights, big stakes: Nova Scotia leaders face off in debate tonight

The CBC debate could be decisive in determining the province's next premier. Or it could be a snooze fest.