The city is planning to install speed humps on 10 streets around seven schools in Halifax and Sackville this summer, but a large portion of the municipality is left off the map. Halifax regional councillors wanted to speed up efforts to slow down traffic across the municipality during this year’s original, pre-COVID-19 budget process. They...
News 1. HRP’s new police chief Dan Kinsella, a veteran of the Hamilton, Ontario police force, is the new chief for the Halifax Regional Police, reports Francis Campbell at the Chronicle Herald. Kinsella has 32 years of experience with the Hamilton Police Service and is now its deputy chief of operations. In a statement, Kinsella […]
I’m Suzanne Rent and I’m filling in for Tim today. You can follow me on Twitter @Suzanne_Rent. News 1. Two women could be in running for police chief job Halifax will likely get a new police chief in May and rumour has it there are two women in the running for the job, reports Francis […]
I’m Suzanne Rent and I’m filling in for Tim today. You can follow me on Twitter @Suzanne_Rent News 1. Budget day in Nova Scotia It’s budget day in Nova Scotia and as expected healthcare will be one of the key spending areas. In an interview with Keith Doucette from Canadian Press, Finance Minister Karen Casey […]
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 […]
News 1. Weather There’s weather today. 2. Divest Dal Today was a huge win for @DivestDal and a moment to show @DalPres what Dal students are all about. Dalhousie BOG committed to signing onto the UN's Principles of Responsible Investing, which includes recognizing the risk that fossil fuels pose to our endowement fund. #DalDoBetter pic.twitter.com/0ioIo3vfBJ […]
The price of police background checks How much is too much to pay for a background check to apply for a job or to volunteer for a non-profit group such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters or a school breakfast program? It’s a question worth asking in Halifax, where the fees to check if a person has...