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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on May 5, 2015. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Keep an eye on what happens in British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario. And take it from Alberta: never say never!
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Brendan Haley | Nova Scotia policymakers should have known for some time that carbon pricing is coming. The province should be prepared to succeed in a low-carbon future because of earlier reduction efforts.
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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 | Dalhousie University is ponying up $300,000 USD to cover the cost for nine of the province's best and brightest (and richest) to attend an "entrepreneurship acceleration program" at MIT. Why?
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Stephen Kimber | As a new ferry sails through the same passenger-challenged, money-losing storm en route to the same subsidized disaster, should the premier still be unconditionally committed to it?
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Stephen Kimber | Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan doesn't want you to jump to conclusions. Unfortunately for him, Portland, Maine requires the Yarmouth-Portland ferry operator to submit a monthly accounting.
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Stephen Kimber | On Friday in a landmark decision, a seven-member civil jury awarded Halifax cardiologist Gabrielle Horne $1.4 million in damages, her legal fees and acknowledgement she had been wronged.
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Stephen Kimber | Perhaps the most intriguing news from Nova Scotia's Province House this spring has been the tentative flowering -- finally -- of a real opposition to the McNeil government.
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Teuila Fuatai | After four months on strike, the Halifax Chronicle Herald newspaper company has agreed to meet with its striking workers on Friday. The workers' union states it doesn't have "high expectations."
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Christine Saulnier | This week the Nova Scotia NDP introduced a private member's bill that would see the Nova Scotia minimum wage increase to $15 per hour by the year 2019 for all workers.
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Once Africville, now Seaview dog park. Photo: Spacing Magazine/flickr
Stephen Kimber | We like to believe the bad old days are now historic artifacts to be mea culpa-ed during African Nova Scotia Month each year. The reality is we have never fully escaped our history.
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Stephen Kimber | It is past time for authorities to figure out new, better ways to handle professional disputes -- for the sake of the doctors involved, and for the health of us all.