On a hot steamy night more than 150 Dartmouth residents turned up at a “Save Our Lakes” meeting hosted by Claudia Chender and Susan Leblanc, the representatives for Dartmouth South and Dartmouth North in the legislature. Top among the concerns expressed at the Micmac Aquatic Club last night is the fact that no level of...
News 1. Tuition “A proposal by Dalhousie’s Budget Advisory Committee to raise tuition next fall for the seventh year in a row drew criticism during a budget presentation to the Dalhousie Senate this week,” reports Jennifer Henderson: “You can’t put all the burden on students because we just can’t take it anymore,” said Senator Masuma […]
Joan Baxter here again, filling in for Tim who is in Toronto for Wrongful Conviction Day, and being recognized by Innocence Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, advocating for, and exonerating individuals convicted of a crime that they did not commit. He is being awarded the the Tracey Tyler Award for his reporting on the […]
News 1. “Whose Explosion is it, anyway?” Jennifer Henderson reports on a panel discussion held at Dalhousie University last week, which looked at how Halifax was transformed following the 1917 Explosion, and how our collective memory has shifted over time. For instance, reports Henderson: Retired Dalhousie history professor and author David Sutherland asks a pointed question: […]