Goodmore Kombucha Dartmouth Partners: Alexis Moore and George Moore There is nothing at all on the internet about Goodmore Kombucha. There’s an Alexis Moore from Nova Scotia who somehow landed as a winemaker in New Zealand, and who was “stolen” by the British Columbia winery Cedar Creek in 2015. She’s no longer there, but I...
News 1. Court Watch: Barenaked Ladies, murders, and a toothless victory for credit customers The week, Examiner court watcher Christina Macdonald goes to Toronto for something called the Moots and catches a glimpse of the BNL’s Ed Robertson in the courthouse. Macdonald also discusses Christopher Garnier’s alleged breach of conditions, George Hubley’s conviction of accessory to murder after […]
News 1. HTU renews request for provincial review The Halifax Typographical Union, which represents striking Chronicle Herald newsroom employees, has renewed its request to the province for an Industrial Inquiry Commission review of the strike, which is now on its 13th month. A union press release from yesterday: It’s time for the provincial government to step in […]
News 1. Teachers The Liberal government passed the third and final reading of Bill 75 yesterday afternoon. All 33 Liberal MLAs voted for the bill, and all 17 opposition MLAs voted against. Once proclaimed (no doubt this morning), a new contract will be imposed on the province’s teachers. As Michael Gorman reports for the CBC: […]
News 1. Bill 75 The legislature has been in session since 12:01am in order to pass Bill 75, which will force a contract on teachers. The final vote will likely take place sometime mid-afternoon. 2. Examineradio, episode #100 This week we speak to former NDP Finance Minister and current CBC pundit Graham Steele about the […]
Examineradio – Episode 100 Bousquet: Hello, this is Examineradio, the weekly show and podcast that covers news, politics and all things Halifax. I’m Tim Bousquet, Editor of the Halifax Examiner, which is available online at halifaxexaminer.ca Tailleur: And I’m Terra Tailleur, and I’m here as Tim’s helpful news assistant. Bousquet: We also have Russell Gragg […]
News 1. Teachers Yesterday, dozens of people addressed the legislature’s Law Amendments committee. Jennifer Henderson reported from the scene for the Halifax Examiner. Today, teachers and other members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union are on strike. Schools are closed, and thousands of people are expected to protest outside Province House. The city has cleared […]
Nova Tactical Inc. 600 Windmill Road, Dartmouth President: Richard Toulany An indoor gun range and store. GymNation Gymnastics and Trampoline Elmsdale Partner: Brenda Carmichael “Classes will be offered for beginner to advanced for children ages 18 months and up. Programs offered are: Artistic Gymnatics, AcroYoga, Tumbling for cheer and other sport, Trampoline, Birthday Parties and Day Camps,” says GymNation. Oven Ready Meals...
News 1. Weather There’s more weather. 2. Teachers strike The Nova Scotia Teachers Union has called a one-day strike for Friday, issuing the following statement yesterday morning: The complete lack of respect displayed by Stephen McNeil and his government towards teachers, students and their families has left NSTU members with no choice but to initiate a […]
News 1. Teacher Appreciation Week This is National Teacher Appreciation Week. What better time to force a contract on teachers, eh? It will no doubt be a week of theatrics, true drama, protests, and unexpected twists at Province House. Strike? “The president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union would not rule out a full strike […]