News 1. Health Authority “For the first time since the McNeil government dismantled nine regional health authorities and created one provincial agency to run hospitals four and a half years ago, the Nova Scotia Health Authority opened a portion of one of its Board meetings to the public,” reports Jennifer Henderson: Yesterday’s meeting took place […]
Clarification: On May 9, 2019, the Halifax Examiner published a column entitled “The Sydney container terminal and crazed right-wingers: the Polish nationalist connection” that referred to Mr. Barry Sheehy’s role as a consultant to the Sydney Harbour Investment Partners. The column was critical of the proposed container terminal planned for Sydney Harbour as the author […]
News 1. Motor Vehicle Act “The province has put out an open call for input on a new Traffic Safety Act to replace the much-amended and much-maligned Motor Vehicle Act (MVA),” writes Examiner transportation columnist Erica Butler: The call-out is remarkably open ended, simply asking people to read over the current MVA and “tell us what […]
1. PC Leadership race Reporter Jennifer Henderson attended the Progressive Conservative Party’s annual general meeting Friday night. Former leader Jaimie Baillie was notably absent, but Henderson heard from each of the five prospective future leaders, who positioned themselves such that Henderson dubbed them “The Reformer” (Tim Houston), “The Woman” (Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin), “The Dark Horse” (Julie […]
News 1. Fishermen continue fight against tidal turbines “The Bay of Fundy Fisherman’s Association says it will continue to oppose the development of tidal power in the Minas Passage, near Parrsboro,” reports Bruce Wark: Association spokesman, Colin Sproul made the pledge after the fishermen lost their court challenge to the deployment of a tidal turbine in November and […]
Hayes Marketing Halifax Nature of business: “Marketing affiliate for Amazon — selling online.” President: David C. Hayes Robin’s Healing Halifax Nature of business: “Alternative natural healing.” President: Robin Jardine The China Business Bureau of Nova Scotia Smiths Cove Nature of business: “Promotion and coordination of cultural and business exchanges between Nova Scotia and China.” Partner: Peter...
Sydney Harbour Ports Day 2016 was held in a large, windowless auditorium in the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion on Thursday, May 19. In nautical terms, it was the equivalent of travelling steerage. This year’s theme was “Thinking Big: A New Home on the East Coast for Ultra Large Container Vessels,” which I guess marks the […]