News 1. NSP asks for rate increase Yesterday, Nova Scotia Power (NSP) was at the Utility and Review Board asking for a rate increase, which means customers will pay 1.5 per cent more each year for the next three years. NSP says it’s asking for the rate increase because of rising fuel costs. Jennifer Henderson […]
In lawyer terms, it probably made sense. Scrounge in the legal underbrush for a technicality, a loophole to crawl through to derail potential litigation against your client. Save your client some unwanted publicity, maybe even a little — or a big — cash settlement. All good, all standard-issue Litigation 101. Unless, of course, your client...
News 1. Discrimination A firefighter who says her 18-year career was plagued by sexual harassment is demanding that Halifax Regional Municipality step up to resolve discrimination cases like hers that drag on for years,” reports the CBC: Kathy Symington has collected 1,400 pages documenting her sexual harassment case against Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. She said […]
1. The Pickup-McNeil war I was supposed to interview Auditor General Michael Pickup yesterday for this week’s Examineradio podcast, but Pickup cancelled for personal reasons. Shit happens, so it goes. We’ll get back to him in the new year. But in preparation for the interview, I read Pickup’s audit of Family Doctor Resourcing, and I came […]