This week, the Liberal provincial government passed its austerity budget much to the dismay of, well, everyone. City council passed a motion to lower the tax burden for the Irving shipyard, and a look at how entrepreneur Ben Cowan-Dewar used three levels of government funding to create an exclusive golf course for ultra-wealthy tourists.

Also, El Jones goes behind the headlines regarding the Halifax Rainmen basketball team, and Sam Austin looks at the proposed plan to restore Dartmouth’s Sawmill River.

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Tim Bousquet is the editor and publisher of the Halifax Examiner. Twitter @Tim_Bousquet Mastodon

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