A regional councillor wants staff to look into options to make Halifax Transit safer for users and employees amid an alleged spike in incidents. Coun. Tony Mancini brought a motion to council’s Transportation Standing Committee’s virtual meeting on Thursday calling for a staff report “that outlines opportunities and challenges related to public safety in the […]
The municipality is calling in the police to kick unhoused people out of a park, stoking fears, even among councillors, of a repeat of the chaos of last August. Halifax regional council held a special virtual meeting on Tuesday with one item on the agenda: “Homelessness in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM).” There was no motion […]
With an outside legal opinion giving it the green light, Halifax’s Board of Police Commissioners is moving ahead with an independent civilian review of the police actions of August 18, 2021. At its virtual meeting on Monday, the board unanimously passed a motion to “prepare a draft of a mandate and terms of reference for […]
The municipality has won its court battle to reopen a public path to a beach in Cow Bay. As first reported by the Halifax Examiner in March, Halifax Regional Municipality went to court seeking an order to restore a right-of-way across Ross Rhyno’s land to Silver Sands Beach: Over the past few years, as coastal...
Halifax Regional Police are looking for an extra $2 million, but the city’s police board isn’t ready to rubber stamp it yet. Chief Dan Kinsella brought the request to the Board of Police Commissioners at its meeting on Monday, looking for a vote in favour of his proposed 2022-2023 operating budget of $90,876,900. That would […]