What does watching the Gilmore Girls, doing the laundry, making paper cranes, filing your nails, alphabetizing your lecture notes, and scrapbooking have in common?
Nova Scotia doesn’t need any universities. Want a job? Go to community college. Want an arts degree? Go to Ontario. Too far, too expensive? Go online. Why bother paying? Sure, a diploma is nice, but it doesn’t mean as much as it used to.
Maybe you don’t have a ukulele stashed in your room. Maybe you can’t rant about the underground music scene in Halifax. Maybe you’d never dream of auditioning for the King’s Theatrical Society.
So maybe you’ve heard: Canada has lost its bid for a seat on the United Nations security council for the first time in 60 years.