1. Is the SaltWire Network serious about its lawsuit against Transcontinental? Remember that lawsuit the SaltWire Network filed against Transcontinental Media? It was kind of a big deal. I read the Statement of Claim SaltWire had filed with the court on April 10, and commented: The lawsuit hasn’t been tested in court, so we’ll see […]
News 1. Holly Bartlett Last night, I went to a special preview of the first episode of AMI TV’s six-part series on Holly Bartlett (I wrote about the series here). It’s as good as I expected. I like that we can see where Holly lived, and how the police theory of her death makes no sense […]
News 1. Northern Pulp’s environmental assessment fail “There is much to wade through in the documents Northern Pulp submitted to Nova Scotia Environment on February 7, 2019, when it registered its ‘Replacement Effluent Treatment Facility’ for a 50-day, Class 1 environmental assessment (EA),” reports Joan Baxter: For citizens who want to comment to the government on […]
A review of the Halifax police investigation into the death of Holly Bartlett finds that “based on the evidence presented to the reviewers,” her death was accidental. The report, however, goes on to fault the police department’s investigation, noting that the investigating officers jumped to a conclusion early on, before collecting all the evidence, and then kept...
Police say the Dalhousie student wandered to her death on the way home, but her family believes there’s more to the case. by Tim Bousquet This article first appeared in The Coast, on December 12, 2013. Update, February 24, 2014: Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP have announced an independent review of the police investigation […]