Hi, I’m Rick Conrad, I used to be the digital editor for The Chronicle Herald. I live in West Berlin, Queens Co., on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore. Let’s see how this goes … (BTW, the first item was written by Tim B.) News 1. Murphy’s boats have some issues “An incident that nearly led to […]
I’m Deirdre Lee, a writer and performer who digs puns, pies, and can frequently be found sharing poetry, beadwork, and (maybe) too many selfies @ArmyOfYum News Labour Day weekend has done it’s thing and clocked out. Maybe it passed in a bit of a blur, if you were working, partying, or prepping for what many […]
News 1. Andre Denny “The man responsible for killing popular Halifax activist Raymond Taavel has been granted the ability to go into the community with direct supervision in a decision from the Criminal Code Review Board, despite recent homophobic comments and ‘breakthrough’ symptoms of his mental illness,” reports Haley Ryan for Metro: On Tuesday, four […]
News 1. White supremacist “On Saturday, Paul Fromm, an avowed white supremacist, attended and spoke at a public rally in Toronto in support of the so-called Halifax Five,” reports Russell Gragg for the Halifax Examiner: The Halifax Five are the Canadian soldiers who disrupted an Indigenous ceremony in Halifax’s Cornwallis Park on Canada Day. […] Fromm […]
The proliferation of bulldozers, cranes, and work crews punching new towers into the Halifax skyline has also raised a controversial question at ground level: should businesses whose sales are hurt by the construction receive compensation from the developer and/or the public purse? The question gets even stickier when government is an investor — as it is...