News 1. Living Wage Back in February, Halifax council directed city staff to prepare a report: that addresses options for scoring of Local preference, social economic benefit, employee compensation/living wage, and environmental impact when evaluating proposals, and recommend any supporting amendments to the procurement policy as a result. That report, written by Senior Procurement Consultant Erin […]
News 1. NSBI There are two CBC stories from yesterday involving Nova Scotia Business Inc. The first is from Paul Withers: The Nova Scotia Crown corporation responsible for economic development in the province says it needs to be more ‘inclusive’ when it refers potential clients to commercial real-estate brokers. Nova Scotia Business Inc. called in […]
Don’t Mention The Weed…. Every day, politicians of all provincial parties add to the growing pile of promises: to improve health care, build more highways, stimulate the economy, and spend more on education. But one issue politicians are keeping stashed away in this lacklustre campaign is what their party will do, if elected, to regulate the...
I’m Katie, the rabid shitposter and memelord standing in for Tim from Toronto. I just heard that Tegan and Sara are coming to Halifax in July! OMG. News 1. It is bad out there Everyone is talking about the weather… It’s a bit of a slip & slide out there this a.m., after snow/ice pellets […]