News 1. COVID-19 updates “A woman in her 80s who had an underlying medical condition has died after contracting the COVID-19 virus. She was a resident of the HRM but not a resident of Northwood or any other long-term care home,” reports Jennifer Henderson: The news came at today’s daily briefing by Dr. Robert Strang, […]
Random thoughts from a random week in the middle of a random time… Just before dawn on the morning of May 9, 1992, a methane gas explosion rocketed through the underground tunnels of the Westray mine in Plymouth, NS, killing all 26 miners working underground. That’s just four more than were killed last month in...
News 1. Legacy media: CEO compensation and public subsidies Yesterday, Postmedia released its Management Information Circular in preparation of January’s shareholder meeting; the circular shows that CEO Paul Godfrey was awarded a $1.2 million bonus on top of his $1.2 million dollar salary in 2018, and with stock options brought in over $5 million in […]
News 1. Abdoul Abdi hearing Yesterday, El Jones attended the emergency hearing held to determine whether the court should intervene and put a temporary stop to the government’s efforts to deport Abdoul Abdi. Jones gives an overview of the proceedings, and then notes: I was invited to go to the Black History Month celebration last […]