All posts in Featured Columnists

  • On the death of Fidel Castro
    December 1, 2016, by Judy Haiven

    All this back and forth on the CBC about Fidel Castro’s death is enough to make any Canadian worth her salt forget to put it on her steps at today’s […]

  • Lest we remember
    November 7, 2016, by Jeff Brown and Thom Workman

    Remembrance Day—November 11—is upon us once again. The red poppy has burst forth, and is now blooming on every lapel. And on the 11th hour of the 11th day of […]

  • Atlantic Canada can take control over own destiny
    October 23, 2016, by Gordon Laxer

    Atlantic Canada is at a crossroads. Should it pin its hopes on the era of oil dominance and carbon-dense resource exports continuing? Or should it play on its strengths to […]

  • Everybody wants to go home on Friday
    August 5, 2016, by Norm Skelton

    TGIF. It’s been a tough week. The boss was in a mood; likely due to the two month old child that needed very late and very early attention. You started […]

  • Fredericton needs more hygge
    July 12, 2016, by Matthew Hayes

    In Denmark, there is a word that captures the feeling you get from certain spaces: hygge (pronounced hooga).  The closest English equivalent would be coziness, or comfort.  Think of being […]