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 […]
An apology: The Halifax Examiner acknowledges that the Armour Group Limited neither hired, nor fired, the janitors previously employed to clean Founder’s Square. Further, The Halifax Examiner retracts, and apologizes for the allegation that Armour Group engaged in racial discrimination in determining to no longer engage with GDI Integrated Facility Services. On Friday morning, the janitors […]
Site remediation at the Queen’s Marque site is expected to cost $2 million — more than twice the $950,000 budgeted for it. The entire cost will covered by the provincial government. In 2010, the Waterfront Development Corporation announced that it had reached an agreement with the Armour Group for development of the Queen’s Landing site....
News 1. Queen’s Wharf Not only are Waterfront Development and the Armour Group despoiling the waterfront, they’re changing the perfectly good historic name of Queen’s Wharf into some BS marketing-schemed “Queen’s Marque.” Anyway, construction of the monstrosity began this week, and immediately the bulldozers started revealing and demolishing ancient wharf structures buried in the fill. Waterfront Development assures me […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Upper Canadian concrete and glass right down to the water line In “Fisherman’s Wharf,” his lament for a disappearing Halifax, Stan Rogers sang: I looked from the Citadel down to the Narrows and asked what it’s coming to I saw Upper Canadian concrete and glass […]