November subscription drive Last week, I talked about Phil Moscovitch and a piece he wrote for a Morning File in July about Becky from Lockeport. I said what I loved about the Examiner is that the simplest observations, like Moscovitch seeing someone wearing a Future Proofing Lockeport t-shirt, turned into the best stories. That’s true, […]
News 1. Stadium This item is written by Tim Bousquet. Halifax council yesterday rejected Sam Austin’s bid to immediately end a staff review of the Schooners’ stadium proposal. Had Austin been successful, the stadium proposal would have effectively been rejected. In October 2018, council passed a motion outlining how it would deal with the stadium […]
News 1. Right to “no” week “Happy Right to Know Week!’” writes Stephen Kimber. “It starts today in case you hadn’t noticed. Why would you?” Here in Stephen McNeil’s Nova Scotia — where it is always Their Right Not to Tell Us Day/Week/Month/Year/Mandate/Ever — we should mark the occasion by lowering the flag to half-mast […]
The public was heard last night on the proposed 20-storey (and still, somehow, possible 25-storey) tower at the northwest corner of the Willow Tree intersection in Halifax. Councillors spent about four hours hearing from the project developer and just over 40 people, with many more people filling up the gallery and an overflow viewing room...