News 1. What caused the fire at the Barho family’s home? On February 19, 2019, a fire killed the seven children of the Barho family, who had come to Canada as refugees from Syria. The fire department has yet to release any information on what caused the fire or what could have been done to […]
1. Tories play whack-a-mole in Northside-Westmount Just when you think you’ve gotten rid of one Tory candidate another pops up from the next hole over, reports Stephen Kimber: So there are now three Tories — one official, two unofficial — running in next week’s provincial byelection in Cape Breton’s Northside-Westmount riding. Could this entire mess […]
News 1. Power rates “Nova Scotia Power has filed an application that would see power rates rise 1.5% a year for residential customers in each of the next three years, if approved by the Utility and Review Board (UARB),” reports Jennifer Henderson: The increases are related to rising fuel costs and purchases of imported power. […]
Will Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservatives pull a federal Conservative Party and stagger out of their October 27 leadership convention hopelessly divided between their regular right-wing whingers and their ultra-right-wing whiners? Could PC leadership hopeful John Lohr — he of the Northern-Pulp-protesters-were-paid, free-speech-for-fanatics, let’s-build-more-statues-to-Edward-Cornwallis, frack-yes(!) wing of the party — emerge as the leader of a...