News 1. Covid-19 I found yesterday’s New York Times’ The Daily podcast quite helpful in understanding the coronavirus, the threats of it, and the likely outcomes. The Guardian’s explainer is useful as well. The short of it: unless some surprise treatment emerges, this will probably become a global pandemic along the lines of the Spanish Flu […]
“We don’t build buildings because of public opinion. We build them for good planning… And so I think this is a good thing for us… In terms of the design, I think we’ve mitigated most of the concerns…” —Councillor Shawn Cleary June 19, 2018 Shawn Cleary’s suitcase of sophistry requires a little unpacking. Councillor Cleary […]
Last week saw a contentious public forum featuring Halifax police chief Jean-Michel Blais. The forum, held at the North Branch library, was meant to address recently-released data that showed that Black Haligonians are subject to street checks at three times the rate of whites. While the intention of the meeting was ostensibly to mend fences, […]
Dragonfly Haven Therapeutic Farm Mount Denson Nature of business: “One on one interaction with miniature farm animals.” Partners: Charlotte Paul and Howard Zwicker It’s sort of like a puppy room, but on a farm. Clerisy Production Services, Inc. Dartmouth Directors: Dale Stevens, Annie Mae Stevens Dale Stevens has a long resumé, including a stint as vice-president...