News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Back to work Pressroom workers at the Chronicle Herald have voted “to accept an agreement that takes away early retirement benefits, which many had based their futures on,” the Halifax Typographical Union said in a statement: Martin O’Hanlon, president of CWA Canada, the HTU’s parent union, […]
This week we speak with reporters Hilary Beaumont and Moira Donovan.
News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Pressmen, Chronicle Herald have deal “The Chronicle Herald has reached a tentative agreement with its 13 locked out press operators and mechanics, the company announced Friday morning,” writes a Chronicle Herald reporter who is unnamed because reporters are still on a byline strike in […]
“We are terrible, to be very honest, in terms of our road sharing,” said Asan Habib. Habib is a Dal prof who was hosting the Crosswalk Safety Information Café Wednesday, a chance for the Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC) and the HRM Crosswalk Safety Advisory Committee to meet with city employees and the public to talk about crosswalk plans and crosswalk […]
News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Cold It’s minus 17 with a wind chill of minus 27 this morning. But the folks at the Oval have announced closing day is March 20, because supposedly warm weather is coming. Long range weather forecasts aren’t reliable in Nova Scotia but, for what it’s […]
News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Swatted Monday, CrimesStoppers received an anonymous threat that Drew Butler was planning to shoot up the Mic Mac Mall, and people responded as we would expect they would: the mall closed for the day, nearby schools went into “hold and release” mode, and a police SWAT team descended […]
The Macdonald Bridge redecking project is starting, with its attendant closures and traffic diversions. By all appearances, the bridge commission is proceeding in a manner to minimize disruptions as much as possible, and we’ll all simply have to have patience and bear with it. Life goes on. But why does the bridge need redecking anyway? […]
News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Mic Mac Mall “threats” Halifax police released this statement yesterday afternoon at about 4:30pm: Police have arrested three people as a result of the investigation into potential threats against Mic Mac Mall. At 9 a.m. today Halifax Regional Police received information about a potential threat against […]
part The union representing part-time faculty at Dalhousie has filed a Bargaining in Bad Faith complaint against the university. The complaint revolves around the status of part-time faculty at the ag school in Truro. On July 1, 2012, the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College became Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture. When they were working at the Agriculture College, part-time faculty were unrepresented....
News Views Government On campus Noticed In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Un-suspended Dalhousie University has un-suspended 12 male dentistry students involved in the misogynist Facebook group. The decision comes via the university’s Academic Standards Class Committee, said Dal President Richard Florizone in a statement: Over the last two months, the work of the ASCC has included […]