The Cogswell interchange’s days are numbered after a regional council vote on Tuesday. The process to tear down the aging series of overpasses is tentatively scheduled to start in January, with Dexter Construction getting the $95.7-million contract to bring out the wrecking ball and then realign the street grid. As the Halifax Examiner reported last...
Hi, I’m Suzanne Rent and I’m filling in for Tim this morning. You can follow me on Twitter @Suzanne_Rent News 1. Cogswell plan needs more input, group says Council will vote today on design plans for the Cogswell Interchange, reports Francis Campbell at The Chronicle Herald. The plan includes commercial and residential space, green and […]
There were a few golden moments at the Art of City Building conference held yesterday at the Central Library, one in particular when architectural historian and critic Hans Ibelings shared a favourite cartoon: One planner says to another, “Let’s replace the mistakes of the past… with new ones.” The joke is relevant in Halifax these […]
Tim is otherwise occupied, so today’s Morning File is written by guest writer Katie Toth. Good morning, Halifax. I’m a sleepy reporter and writer and you can follow me on Twitter. News 1. What makes a disability? A Nova Scotia woman can’t get a federal income tax break for her hard-of-hearing toddler because he has hearing aids, so the […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. The Shaw Group Wilderness™ Yesterday, Halifax council voted to direct staff to continue negotiating a purchase of a part of the Purcells Cove Backlands from The Shaw Group. Gloria McCluskey was the only dissenting vote. Shaw made an offer to the city, and […]