About 200 people gathered last evening in Pugwash, filling the Northumberland Community Curling Club for a debate framed around the resolution “fracking will be beneficial to Cumberland County.” The audience was, not surprisingly, clearly divided between those in favour and those against. For many, including several members of the Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action […]
More than 200 Progressive Conservatives turned out at Dartmouth’s Alderney Theatre last night to hear from the five people competing to become the next leader of their party and possibly the first Tory Premier since Rodney MacDonald lost to Darrell Dexter of the NDP in 2009. The choice will be made October 27. In the...
News 1. Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin yesterday announced she’s running for the leadership of the PC Party, and already her supporters are falling asleep. 2. Social media wars There’s a part of the universe where Matt Whitman doing stupid shit is all Waye Mason’s fault. Really! It’s this part of the universe: The claim […]
1. Willow Tree “Can we trust the Armoyans to act in the public interest?” asks Stephen Kimber: No. That’s not their job. But it is councillors’ job. Their eagerness last week to say yes to the Armoyan scheme to trade approval of a 25-storey tower for a few affordable housing baubles tells you more than […]