News 1. QuadrigaCX The biggest tech story of the year so far happened right here in Nova Scotia, and it’s amazing. When 30-year-old Fall River resident Gerald Cotten died unexpectedly, the location of some $260 million in cash and cryptocurrency went to the grave with him. Writer Andrew Wright tells us: A 25-year-old Gerald Cotten and […]
At long last, and in the shadow of a proposed capital budget which significantly underfunds HRM’s active transportation transformation, here’s part two of your update on some of the many bikeways projects underway right now in the city. You can find part one here. Brunswick Street & Spring Garden Road: functional design (early and late […]
News 1. Pardons “The federal government will announce on Wednesday morning that it intends to proceed with a plan to grant pardons to Canadians who have past simple possession charges,” reports CTV: Sources have confirmed to CTV News that the government intends to issue pardons, and not record expungements or amnesty, for cases of possession […]
News 1. Spaceport I’ve been fascinated by the proposal to launch rockets from Canso. A spaceport is of the ilk of flashy megaprojects that through the decades have been sold to Nova Scotians as the route out of their economic malaise and into riches, but which oh so often have just dragged the province further […]
There’s been a certain amount of jubilation surrounding the latest city staff report on fixing the access to the Macdonald Bridge Bikeway. A couple of councillors at last week’s Transportation Standing Committee (TSC) meeting joked that it must feel like Christmas for the handful of cycling advocates gathered in the gallery. To be fair, they...