News 1. Andreas Dittmer Earlier this week, Canoe Kayak Canada announced that it had hired Andreas Dittmer as its new Men’s Canoe Coach: Andreas Dittmer marked the history of sprint canoeing and inspired thousands of young athletes around the world. The German Olympian will take charge of the Canadian men’s sprint canoe team. During his career, Dittmer dominated […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Glyphosate and the Politics of Safety A few weeks ago, I asked Linda Pannozzo if she could turn her attention to the glyphosate issue. On Friday, she returned with an astoundingly thorough piece of research. There’s much information in her article, but I think it’s […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Matthew Hines “Correctional Service Canada has fired one staff member and disciplined three others after an inmate was beaten and repeatedly pepper-sprayed at a New Brunswick prison before his death,” report Karissa Donkin and Joan Weeks for the CBC: The top correctional official in […]
Is it a conflict of interest to have a large-scale developer on a city’s planning advisory committee? For context, here is what Halifax says about conflict of interest in the city’s Public Appointment Policy: Applicants should consider whether they have a real or perceived conflict of interest with a board, including direct or indirect pecuniary...