Stephen Kimber

Stephen Kimber is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of one novel and nine books of non-fiction, including the best-selling Flight 111: The Tragedy of the Swissair Crash and Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs: Halifax at War. He teaches creative non-fiction at the University of King's College in Halifax where he has served as Director of the School of Journalism and as Rogers Chair in Journalism. His latest book, What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five is published by Fernwood Publishing. He is currently a weekly columnist with Halifax Metro, senior features writer for The Coast and a contributing editor for Atlantic Business Magazine.

Stephen Kimber
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Mar 15, 2016
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What's a fair wage to pay Halifax city councillors?

Stephen Kimber
How do you fairly determine how much elected officials should be paid? The short answer -- as evidenced by last week's emotional, confrontational three-hour city council debate -- is you can't.
Blog
Feb 16, 2016
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Questioning justice in the Ghomeshi trial

Stephen Kimber
Did he do it? Of course. Did the Crown prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Jian Ghomeshi sexually assaulted three women? That's more complicated.
Blog
Feb 9, 2016
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Let's talk about a national pharmacare program

Stephen Kimber
Since we've been talking about seniors' pharmacare, perhaps it's time to change the modifier and resume a longstanding conversation about universal pharmacare.
Blog
Feb 2, 2016
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Changes to Nova Scotia pharmacare program don't add up

Stephen Kimber
On Jan. 15, Nova Scotia's Health and Wellness department -- Leo Glavine, proprietor -- issued a gauzy, feel-fine press release headlined, "Lower Seniors' Pharmacare Co-pays Begin April 1."

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