It’s not the first time I’ve waded through many hundreds of pages of correspondence released by a government under a FOIPOP (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy) request, but it is the first time that reading the correspondence made me feel slightly queasy, like a voyeur witnessing unhealthy relationships developing between uncritical and subservient […]
I hadn’t even made it into Canso when I happened upon the first person willing and eager to speak her mind on the proposed spaceport that Maritime Launch Services wants to construct in the picturesque community at the very end of Highway 16, an area that boasts spectacular coastline, one ocean-side provincial park and another […]
Sometime over the next few months, the top two municipal officials with the District of Guysborough will travel to Vandenburg Air Force base in California to watch a rocket launch. Municipal council voted to pay for a fact-finding trip — which includes an equally important visit to rocket fuel company United Paradyne — by CAO...
I’m Katie and today is Tuesday. News 1. The Lyle Howe hearing comes to a close…sort of Closing arguments over accusations that Lyle Howe engaged in professional misconduct are taking place this week. Yesterday, Howe reiterated his claims that the Barristers Society is putting unfair pressure on him because of his race. He will speak again […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Matthew Hines and ethics in PR CBC reporters Karissa Donkin and Joan Weeks this morning provide a detailed account of the death of Matthew Hines at the Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick: The report says even though he was “sufficiently under control of staff,” Hines was […]