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Halifax councillors wanted a living wage ordinance; staff came back with a policy that departments merely “consider” a living wage

A long-awaited social procurement policy is coming to Halifax regional council for debate next week, but use of the proposed policy — including requiring contractors to pay a living wage or hire African Nova Scotians — would be mostly optional for municipal departments. The new policy is the result of a motion from Coun. Lindell […]