I used to think of myself as a free speech absolutist. I still do, mostly. But I’m now a little less absolute in my absolutism. The hard edges of my belief that every form of speech is OK — save perhaps yelling “fire” in a crowded theatre, or directly threatening to murder your neighbour —...
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The doors to the library may be shut, but Troy Myers, librarian in chief for South Shore Public Libraries, says he’s never worked harder. “I have to say — take this as a bit of a confession — I haven’t worked this hard in my […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The permanent financial hit to Halifax from COVID-19 this year is projected to be $85.4 million, and some high-profile services and projects are being cut or delayed to close the budget gap. Regional council’s budget committee meets Tuesday afternoon to begin the process of debating […]
Today’s Morning File is by Philip Moscovitch, while Tim is in court for the Assoun hearing (see Item #2). News 1. Shelburne School for Boys Writes Stephen Kimber: Was the government’s compensation program [in response to sexual abuse at the Shelburne School for Boys] crafted out of a well-intentioned desire to allow victims to tell […]