Ralph Surette

Ralph Surette is a veteran freelance journalist living in Yarmouth County.

Ralph Surette
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Sep 14, 2009

Local food is a future necessity

The industrial agriculture that has fed increasing numbers of people for 60 years, thanks to more and more chemical fertilizers and advances in technology, is hitting several brick walls.
Columnists
Sep 7, 2009

Liberals make the right move

Grumbling to the contrary, Michael Ignatieff has done the right thing -- or at the very least, the necessary thing -- by threatening to pull the plug on the Conservative minority government.
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Aug 17, 2009

Youth crime and flawed statistics

I accuse the criminology profession and the whole "liberal" side of the argument of stifling a proper debate on youth crime, in particular, by swallowing flawed statistics.
Columnists
Aug 12, 2009

Nova Scotia measures economic reality

How we count things up says a great deal about us. The GDP is like a household that counts only its income and ignores expenses, debts, what the kids need and myriad other things.

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