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03
Jun
The Senate is sicker, but liquor is quicker

The Senate is sicker, but liquor is quicker

Bet some senators would think their expense regime is downright draconian if they perused a little-remarked upon section of the recently released report by Nova Scotia Auditor General Jacques Lapointe.

Buried in those pages is a startling examination of travel and expense reports from some of the agencies, boards and commissions under the auspices of province.

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03
Jun
Canada’s Ocean Laughingstock

Canada’s Ocean Laughingstock

So some of our quaint lighthouses could tumble over if there’s a bit of blow this year, eh? How embarrassing.

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21
May
A brief message from Mike Duffy

A brief message from Mike Duffy

"Thank you for coming ladies and gentlemen, I’ll keep this brief.

I have an announcement, as you might have guessed, and it’s not an easy one to make.

This is a difficult time for my wife and I, there are difficult decisions to be made. But those who know me - and let's be honest, you all know me - know 'ol Duff never backs away from a fight.

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21
May
Minstrel in the Gallery’s final bout of fear & loathing in Nova Scotia

Minstrel in the Gallery’s final bout of fear & loathing in Nova Scotia

I’m not surprised that the spring sitting of the legislature ended in the way it did. That it was Percy Paris and Keith Colwell who were the stars of the sideshow is beside the point; this sitting could have easily witnessed an altercation between, let’s say, Mat Whynott and Zach Churchill.

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21
May
We get it: Liberals bad, Tories exist?

We get it: Liberals bad, Tories exist?

There’s an old cliche about our province’s trio of political parties and their respective annual general meetings. You go to the Liberals’ to get laid, the Tories’ to get drunk, and the NDP’s to talk politics.

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