The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Halifax Water has not been hard hit by the pandemic, and while it cancelled a rate hike planned for this year, the utility’s general manager says hikes are coming. The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) heard Halifax Water’s rate application on Monday. In […]
Halifax Water wants to pay to replace every lead pipe in the city over the next 18 years with a plan that’s unrivalled across the country, but the utility heard concerns on Monday that the timeline may still be too slow for some homeowners. The utility made the case for the plan to its regulator,...
Peter Kelly, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the city of Charlottetown, is accused of improperly, and possibly illegally, exceeding his authority with the awarding of contracts. The allegations were made by councillor Bob Doiron at the monthly meeting of Charlottetown council Monday night. Reached by phone at his home Tuesday evening, Doiron said that […]
News 1. Halifax Transit turns down electric buses “City staff are ‘mothballing’ an electric bus pilot project for which council had already approved $1 million in funding, in the process turning down another $2.25 million in federal funding secured to help fund the project, according to documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request,” reports […]