When “Old Town Lunenburg” received its UNESCO World Heritage Site designation in 1995, people anticipated an increase in tourism based partly on the charm of its working waterfront and historic areas. Changes to both have been resisted until this summer when the Town of Lunenburg began grappling with change on both a micro and macro...
News 1. MyHealthNS Jennifer Henderson reports on MyHealthNS and the decision by McKesson Canada to pull the plug on the online portal that gave doctors access to results for X-rays, MRIs, and blood tests. The portal also allowed patients to book appointments and correspond with their doctor through email. Health Minister Randy Delorey made the […]
News 1. Spaceport “I hadn’t even made it into Canso when I happened upon the first person willing and eager to speak her mind on the proposed spaceport that Maritime Launch Services wants to construct in the picturesque community at the very end of Highway 16,” writes Joan Baxter: In a charming restaurant a few […]
News 1. New police chief won’t say “racial bias” Dan Kinsella, the new Halifax police chief was a guest on CBC Radio’s Information Morning today. Host Portia Clark, in her polite and persistent way, pressed him a couple of times on the question of street checks and racial profiling. Asked about street checks, Kinsella replied: […]
News 1. Neighbours speak up about short-term rentals Alexander Quon at Global has a good piece on the short-term rental market in Nova Scotia. Quon interviewed Bill Stewart who lives in the Hydrostone and who’s frustrated with some of the problems coming from the short-term rentals on his block. Stewart says there’s a “string of […]
News 1. Social Policy Framework report comes to council Tim has posted this “Will Work for Living Wage” image countless times, often while wondering what the heck ever happened to the staff report on social policy that council called for back in 2017. Well, that report finally comes to council today. On December 12, 2017, […]