Ralph Surette was fed up waiting for solar energy to show up, so he made his own. Read on to learn how you can do it too.
Ralph Surette is a veteran freelance journalist living in Yarmouth County.
The Nova Scotia government is about to release a plan to go forward with replacing the troubled Victoria General hospital in Halifax. Ralph Surette has some words of advice.
Now that Albertans are getting on pogey as the oil economy has collapsed, you'd think we'd at least be spared the lectures about how economically virtuous Albertans are compared to Maritimers.
In the midst of a labour dispute, the good news is the Chronicle Herald is a rare "independent" and thus far better placed than most to do what a newspaper is supposed to do in a democratic society.
We in the media, who report and comment on the world, are not so good at reporting and commenting on ourselves. But here goes.
The Supreme Court decreed that assisted suicide can be allowed under the Charter and gave the government a year to pass law conforming to this ruling. Here's some serious business that's in a muddle.
Have we given up on Senate reform? The debate seems to have drifted down into a muddle about how to fill 22 vacant seats.
Humans continue to pollute faster than improvements in energy efficiency can keep up with, says Ralph Surette
When Nova Scotia teachers turned down the province's contract offer, they said it wasn't about the money but about the worsening conditions in which they have to do their jobs.
After decades of electricity spectacle in Nova Scotia, the McNeil government's new electricity plan brings renewed hope for the province's energy policy.