Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Three years and 20 minutes: My search for wild things in wild places

It wasn’t her size that impressed me so much as her silence. Female moose can weigh just shy of 800 pounds, but to watch that mass of mammalian muscle tear through...
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Concerns about opening borders to beyond Atlantic Provinces

To the Editor; We were astonished and deeply concerned by the openness expressed by Premier Stephen McNeil to opening Nova Scotia in mid- to late-July to residents of provinces beyond New...
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Defunding police?

To the Editor; A police officer in Minneapolis used excessive force and killed George Floyd. But the offending officer was fired and charged with third degree murder and second degree manslaughter. Would...
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Working remotely

I’ve written a lot of articles about viruses – computer viruses that is - but this is the first one to discuss a real-life virus.   Everybody is talking about the...

Live well…Age well – Why do people age differently?

Hello Pugwash, Wallace, Tatamagouche, Wentworth, River John, and the sweet places in-between. Some people are whip smart and energetic into old age, while sometimes, much younger people are sick, exhausted and...
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Advanced call blocking

It’s become a fact of life now – if you have a phone, you probably receive spam calls. Calls from Canada Revenue warning that you’re behind on payment and now have...

The Local Climate – Owls Head

For years now, members of the conservation community and even anonymous government employees have expressed to me their worry that exactly this would happen - that years of lethargy from our provincial government would result,...
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Self-care a must

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” That’s one sentence we often hear at this time of the year as the holiday season quickly approaches. It’s a sentence some...
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Eagles and cellphones

If you have a smartphone, you’ll have a plan associated with it that usually has limits.   These limits can be on the number of calls, texts, and data that you’re...
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Put mining in its place

To the Editor; For over five decades, I have been working to limit the damage caused by the mining industry in Canada, as a community organizer in Sudbury, Ont., as a...




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