Owls Head is officially Nova Scotia’s newest provincial park. In a news release on Tuesday, the province announced protection of 266 hectares of Crown lands at Owls Head in Little Harbour. “The designation of this land as a provincial park is a clear indication of our promise to protect more land in Nova Scotia,” said […]
Welcome to Weekend File. Here are links to all the articles you might have missed last week. Jump to sections in this article: Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday, October 17 1. White lawyer Nash Brogan and Black lawyer Lyle Howe are each charged with professional misconduct, but the Barristers Society is […]
Nearly four years after directing city staff to start buying the land to make it happen, Halifax regional council wants to see a plan for the long-promised park at Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes. The picturesque area between Bayers Lake and Hammonds Plains — 1,700 hectares, or 4,200 acres, of which is a provincially-protected wilderness area...
News 1. New street checks almost the same as the old Stephen Kimber writes how even after a ban on street checks and an apology from the police chief, the practice still goes on. As former police officer Maurice Carvery says, “they haven’t stopped; they only changed.” This article is for subscribers. Please subscribe. 2. […]
News 1. Pulp Culture We’ve published Linda Pannozzo’s detailed review of how through the decades the province has oriented forest policies — and purposefully subverted science — to favour the pulp industry over the lumber industry. As a result, overcutting has resulted in smaller trees that provide less lumber, and now the sawmills are […]