On Tuesday morning at 10am, city councillors will convene to decide on what will take the place of the Cogswell Interchange. They will have spent the weekend with a staff report featuring this drawing of a 60 per cent complete design of the new street network, including two multi-lane roundabouts, separated bike facilities, two green […]
Archives for June 2018
News 1. Public Accounts Writes Stephen Kimber: The Gormless Gang of the Fang-less Five Liberal members of the Public Accounts committee — the Liberal MLA/space-filler members of the committee are Gordon Wilson, Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, Ben Jessome, Brendan Maguire, and Hugh MacKay — would rather play reliable cheerleader for Premier Stephen McNeil than do their job. […]
HOUSTON: The motion is that the Public Accounts Committee meet on June 13th, June 20th, and June 27thto address these three topics of the Auditor General’s report in a timely fashion. CHAIRMAN: Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye… Contrary minded, Nay… The motion is defeated. NS Public Accounts Committee meeting May...
This week, the auditor general’s office released a review of “close confinement” practices in Nova Scotia jails. The report found that the rules about segregating prisoners are frequently not being followed and that documentation is not being kept. The findings show that prisoners in segregation are not being given showers or getting the required exercise […]
Responding to an inquiry by the Halifax Examiner, Transport Canada confirms that it has detained the French cable repair ship Ile d’Aix, which has been anchored off McNabs Island since Tuesday. Soon after the ship arrived, the Halifax Examiner learned of a suspected oil spill from the Ile d’Aix. Thursday afternoon, Fisheries & Oceans spokesperson Stephen […]
News 1. Discrimination A firefighter who says her 18-year career was plagued by sexual harassment is demanding that Halifax Regional Municipality step up to resolve discrimination cases like hers that drag on for years,” reports the CBC: Kathy Symington has collected 1,400 pages documenting her sexual harassment case against Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. She said […]