ArchivesContact UsSite Map  Search 
 
  View this Week’s Poll Question and Voting Results
 
 
 
Home > News > Columns
A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor

  Full Story >
Failed transitions from provincial to federal politics are com - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by Chantal Hébert
Pressed this weekend to say whether he would run federally if he failed to become national NDP leader next fall, Ontario MPP Jagmeet Singh was studiously noncommittal.
“I will continue to fight in the provincial level. I’ll continue to fight in other provinces. I’ll continue to fight on the federal level, as I have done before,” he said at an all-candidates debate.
That generic statement will not put the issue to rest.
Singh’s leadership rivals will inevitably continue to probe the depth of his commitment to a federal career. It is a fair question to which the New Democrats are entitled to a clearer answer.   Full Story >
Gwynne Dyer -Britain: “Soft” Brexit or No Brexit
“We don’t know when Brexit talks start. We know when they must end,” tweeted Donald Tusk, former Polish prime minister and now president of the European Council. He doesn’t know when the talks will start because even now, a year after Britain’s referendum on leaving the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May doesn’t know what her negotiating position is.
She thought she knew. It was going to be a “hard Brexit” where Britain left both the European Union’s “internal market” (complete free trade between the half-billion people in the EU’s 28 members) and the customs union (the same external tariffs against everybody else). “Free movement” would also end (to limit immigration from EU countries), and Britain would flourish all alone thanks to its genius for free trade. Good luck with that.  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
DRIVING THE ISLAND  Full Story >
Sports by Bruce Penton
SLIM PICKINGS FOR VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS  Full Story >
You! be the Judge
Only 35,000 miles and good as new!  Full Story >
City working to protect homes near quad diamonds 

Top bronc riders coming to Pollockville next month 

Brooks teenager Canada Summer Games bound 

AWNACCNA
SubscribeContact UsSite MapLogin