Nova Scotia increases health system complexity at the cost of actual care

Strangely, the health authority seems to believe that increasing the administrative burden on clinicians won’t decrease care

Nova Scotia increases health system complexity at the cost of actual care
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Strangely, the health authority seems to believe that increasing the administrative burden on clinicians won’t decrease care

The fractured thinking behind Nova Scotia’s fracking ban

The ban on hydraulic fracturing defies science that says the practice is safe. And it means turning away from billions in profits

The fractured thinking behind Nova Scotia’s fracking ban
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The ban on hydraulic fracturing defies science that says the practice is safe. And it means turning away from billions in profits

The case for privatizing Crown utilities

Selling slow-moving, inflexible Toronto Hydro would benefit both taxpayers’ pocketbooks and the service they receive

The case for privatizing Crown utilities
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Selling slow-moving, inflexible Toronto Hydro would benefit both taxpayers’ pocketbooks and the service they receive

A neo-Nazi taunts Jews in Nova Scotia, with government help

Notorious art thief John Mark Tillmann managed to get two levels of government to rename a waterway just to torment Jewish neighbours

A neo-Nazi taunts Jews in Nova Scotia, with government help
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Notorious art thief John Mark Tillmann managed to get two levels of government to rename a waterway just to torment Jewish neighbours

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia

A private retail model offers more entrepreneurship overall, particularly in rural areas, and better distribution

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia
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A private retail model offers more entrepreneurship overall and better distribution, particularly in rural areas

Gasoline price-fixing harms Atlantic Canada

Controls were intended to ease consumer anger over rare but large price fluctuations. But government isn’t meant to be an anger management therapist

Gasoline price-fixing harms Atlantic Canada
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Controls were intended to ease consumer anger over rare but large price fluctuations. But government isn’t meant to be an anger management therapist

Minimum wage prices low-skilled workers out of a job

Governments should abolish the fruitless minimum wage if they want to do right by young and low-income persons

Minimum wage prices low-skilled workers out of a job
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Governments should abolish the fruitless minimum wage if they want to do right by young and low-income persons

Nova Scotia rationing primary health care

Nova Scotia Health Authority insists on deciding who will have primary-care physicians and who will not, leaving seniors and expecting parents in the lurch

Nova Scotia rationing primary health care
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ZITNER: Nova Scotia Health Authority insists on deciding who will have primary-care physicians and who will not, leaving seniors and expecting parents in the lurch

Atlantic Canada’s oversized public sector

Money can be saved by paring the size of the public sector, finding efficiencies, privatizing some services and controlling wages

Atlantic Canada’s oversized public sector
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NAVARRO-GENIE, DOUGHART: Money can be saved by paring the size of the public sector, finding efficiencies, privatizing some services and controlling wages

Almost 40% of Atlantic Canada households live in energy poverty

Atlantic Canada premiers should focus on opportunities to make energy more affordable for their citizens, rather than making it more expensive

Almost 40% of Atlantic Canada households live in energy poverty
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GREEN: Atlantic Canada premiers should focus on opportunities to make energy more affordable for their citizens, rather than making it more expensive