News 1. No charges for alleged sexual assaults Yesterday, the RCMP issued this statement: Halifax Regional Police has concluded its investigation into allegations of sexual assaults involving a former Health Services Officer in “H” Division without charge. This outcome is undoubtedly disappointing and frustrating for survivors and our role, as an organization, as leaders and […]
News 1. Kousoulis ad followup Yesterday, I commented on the Labi Kousoulis ad that appeared in The Coast last Thursday, and which is still sitting on newsstands. The ad contains the false statement that ““Your Liberal government has frozen clearcutting on Crown lands.” Later in the day, reporter Jennifer Henderson followed up: The Liberals have not frozen clearcutting. […]
“Your Liberal government has frozen clearcutting on Crown lands.” That untrue statement appeared in an ad for Liberal candidate Labi Kousoulis in the current edition of The Coast, the free weekly paper read by tens of thousands of voters in Metro Halifax. Kousoulis, the Liberal candidate for Halifax Citadel-Sable Island, has not returned calls urging […]
With election promises thicker than apple blossoms, one that sets the Liberals apart is the promise of an expanded universal, pre-primary program for four-year-olds. Eight Nova Scotia schools including Rockingstone Heights Elementary in Spryfield currently offer full day programs for four-year-olds taught by Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) in classrooms dubbed Early Learning Centres, once known...