November subscription drive Today, I could write a long thing telling you about how important your subscription is, or you could read what I wrote yesterday and today I’ll just post a picture of a cute dog: Your dog can also wear a Halifax Examiner T-shirt, but only if your dog buys an annual subscription. […]
News 1. Davie v Irving In recent days, Unifor Marine Workers Federation Local 1, which represents Irving Shipyard workers, has been conducting a “Ships Stay Here” campaign that included getting Halifax council to support its efforts. The union fears that some of the shipbuilding work contracted to Irving will be shifted to Davie Shipyard in […]
News 1. Ships.Start.Costing a lot of money “The federal government’s multibillion-dollar effort to replace the navy’s warship fleet could cost taxpayers 2.4 times more than first expected, Ottawa’s budget watchdog warned Thursday in a new report,” reports Andy Blatchford for the Canadian Press: And the longer a process tripped up by delays drags out, the more […]
Apparently, the Halifax Shipyard isn’t feeling the love and needs to buy some. Watch your mail for a glossy, 16-page magazine brought to you by Irving Shipbuilding later this month. Every homeowner in the Halifax Regional Municipality is supposed to get one, paid for by Irving. Entitled “Irving Halifax Shipyard: Canada’s Future Naval Fleet,” the...