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Christopher Majka | In a panic, Nova Scotia government summoned the legislature to impose a contract on teachers working to rule. Ten minutes later it adjourned. What? I talked to my source, a fly on the wall.
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Stephen Kimber | Could the answer to the pressing-to-pundits question -- why hasn't Stephen McNeil called the much-anticipated-by-pundits fall provincial general election? -- be... "Halifax Needham."
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Stephen Kimber | If you want to understand the un-understandable appeal of Donald Trump, you could do worse than begin with Stephen McNeil. Now stay with me...
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Stephen Kimber | To hear him spin it, you'd think Stephen McNeil lived inside the fantasy bubble of film and television instead of outside, systematically decimating the real-world industry that creates screen magic.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia has agreed to pony up $32.7 million over the next two years for two years' guaranteed use of a failed high-speed Hawaiian ferry-turned-U.S.-navy-surplus. Why?
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Stephen Kimber | New Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill seems like a thoughtful progressive who embraces what he calls "social investment" in the economy.
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Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Nova Scotia New Democrats have turned decisively to the left, electing Gary Burrill as the new leader of the NDP, a full-bore social democrat committed to social, economic and environmental justice.
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Stephen Kimber | It is well past time the McNeil government and/or the Utility and Review Board ordered an audit of Nova Scotia Power's performance going back to before it was turned back over to the private sector.
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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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Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Politician, publisher and preacher: Gary Burrill is all this and much more. A keen analyst of social and economic development in the Maritimes, Burrill is vying for leadership of Nova Scotia's NDP.
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Lenore Zann
Christopher Majka | It may be dark days at present for the NDP in Nova Scotia but with a leadership convention next month three candidates have thrown their hat into the ring. Actor and MLA Lenore Zann is one of them.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil says Nova Scotia's 75,000 public sector workers are welcome to bargain collectively -- so long as they don't expect to negotiate wages.