News 1. Commission to review RCMP handling of sexual assault complaints from Susie Butlin Three days after the RCMP rebuffed her fears in September 2017, Susie Butlin was murdered by the man who sexually assaulted her. On Tuesday, the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC) “initiated a complaint and public interest investigation into the RCMP’s […]
News 1. Lisa Banfield’s 19 years of abuse Tim Bousquet’s latest article from the documents from the Mass Casualty Commission details the abuse Lisa Banfield endured from GW for 19 years: Dozens of people knew about the abuse. Her family knew about the abuse. The Wortman family knew about the abuse. Her friends knew about […]
News 1. Power rates could increase far more than 3.2% each year, depending on UARB ruling Nova Scotia Power says there are a lot of reasons we should hike power rates in a province with the highest electricity bills in the country: Spending on renewable energy projects, replacing coal-fired plants, rising fuel costs around the […]
A U.S. Navy nuclear-powered submarine slipped into Halifax Saturday afternoon. People strolling along the waterfront at Point Pleasant Park stopped to watch as a Canadian navy tugboat and two smaller runabouts accompanied the sub into the harbour while kids in small sailing dinghies tacked nearby. “Hopefully it doesn’t blow up,” said Lucie Taussag, a French...