News 1. Owls Head Provincial Park has been deleted from the province’s map of parks and protected areas Tim writes on the disappearance of Owls Head Provincial Park from the map of main protected areas on the province’s website. CBC’s Michael Gorman reported that the province removed Owls Head from a pending protected status list. […]
News 1. Blue Mountain–Birch Cove Lakes Tim Bousquet wrote this item. “Environmentalists who celebrated extra cash in last year’s municipal budget for park land protection are worried a reduced budget for next year means the city is again forgetting about Blue Mountain–Birch Cove Lakes,” reports Zane Woodford: Halifax regional council is working on the capital […]
I’ve said this before, but when I first started writing for the Examiner, a friend asked how much Tim paid. After I’d replied, the person I was speaking with said, “Oh, so it takes [x] monthly subscriptions just to pay for you to do one Morning File.” I’d never thought of it in such bald […]
News 1. HRP’s new police chief Dan Kinsella, a veteran of the Hamilton, Ontario police force, is the new chief for the Halifax Regional Police, reports Francis Campbell at the Chronicle Herald. Kinsella has 32 years of experience with the Hamilton Police Service and is now its deputy chief of operations. In a statement, Kinsella […]
Starting this week, Community Services will be mailing out about 3,300 new annual transit passes to Halifax residents who are on income assistance, along with their spouses and dependents. The passes will be good for all buses, including MetroLink and MetroX routes. Another approximately 7,700 people are currently eligible to receive the passes, and over...