News of the co-operation between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick power utilities offers a spark of hope in the disastrous energy politics that have dominated the region for the past 50 years.
Nova Scotia politics
Andrew Younger was a shining example of success in the world of journalism and then Nova Scotia politics. But it all came tumbling down with Younger's resignation from cabinet last week.
Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources needs to be unhitched from the harvest-at-all-costs policy that has prevented a proper homegrown forest industry from establishing itself.
In the week the never-ending Africville issue returned to court, a new decision on Black education is just one more they-never-learn example of government's top-down approach to racial concerns.
Last year, the McNeil government passed the Health Authorities Act, ostensibly (and laudably) to streamline Nova Scotia's health-care system, but also (and shabbily) to game that system.
There is discussion in Nova Scotia about the possibility of the government introducing a carbon tax in the next budget. Here are some ideas for how to approach a carbon tax policy in the province.
Last week's student march on Province House has become an annual rite of the winter season, not unlike its usual accompanying, storm-tossed February headline salad.
Halifax mayor Mike Savage grew up in a home steeped in social activism and electoral politics, and has spent the first half of his first term as mayor putting the pieces into place.
Nova Scotia government's health care restructuring legislation allows the existing health care unions to create province-wide collective bargaining agents.
Arbitrator's ruling creates new possibilities for union representation in Nova Scotia's re-organized health-care sector.