Arguably, the proposed Blue Mountain – Birch Cove Lakes wilderness park is the single most important issue faced by the current city council. For one, it’s a huge piece of land; the proposed park comes in at 4,152.9 acres — about 25 per cent larger than the Halifax peninsula. It is majestic territory, complete with a...
Archives for September 2016
Today’s Morning File is written by Lewis Rendell. I’m one of Tim Bousquet’s CFA henchmen and his consultant on millenial culture. News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. RCMP charge sexual assault complainant with mischief, find claims “unfounded” As Ian Fairclough reports for Local Xpress, the RCMP have charged a Sherbrooke woman […]
Today’s Morning File is going to be short, because I’m off being a bridesmaid and stuff. TOTALLY JOKING! They’ve known each other for years. 1. Shelley Fashan There was a story this week about the St. John’s Telegram using its front page to highlight the abuse women receive in online comments. That story followed upon the […]
This week we speak with Rhiannon Makohoniuk, the Dalhousie Student Union’s Vice-President Internal, about the university’s decision not to fully fund the nascent Sexual Assault Hotline. The university claims that, based on a report they won’t release to the public, the partial funding they offered was adequate. But who needs safe students when you can send billionaires […]
Today’s Morning File is written by Katie Toth. I like boats but not enough to spend $80,000 on one like Florida Senator Marco Rubio did that time. Who can blame him though this things’s a beaut. News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes 1. Defence Lyle Howe suspended from the bar From CTV: A notice on the Nova […]
Today’s Morning File is written by Katie Toth. I’m a reporter and writer who’s hopped up on cold brew coffee and cranky letters, so let’s do this. News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. ‘FRO’ to Blue Mountain developers, City staff says From CBC: HRM staff recommended council avoid developing the Blue […]