News 1. Weather There’s weather today. 2. Stadium Reportedly, last week the Maritime Football people delivered a “business case” for a stadium to City Hall. I’m presuming that councillors have seen that business case. I don’t know why the rest of us can’t see it, but that’s how this town rolls. It’s like that report […]
1. Dirty Dealing, Part 4 Reports Linda Pannozzo: Nova Scotia Lands, a provincial crown corporation charged with cleaning up Boat Harbour, played a role in silencing two Dalhousie University researchers whose work studied air pollution coming from the Northern Pulp mill, the Halifax Examiner has learned. The two researchers, Emma Hoffman and Tony Walker, were the […]
This is a follow-up to Linda Pannozzo’s investigative articles in The Halifax Examiner detailing the issues around Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment and disposal system: Dirty Dealing Part 1: Northern Pulp mill and the province are set to roll the dice with Boat Harbour’s replacement, but a cleaner alternative exists; Dirty Dealing Part 2: Wading through the quagmire […]
The provincial government is paying Deloitte half a million dollars to recommend whether the Province should use some type of a public-private-partnership (P3) to finance, build, and maintain two new outpatient centres. The outpatient centres will be part of the overall re-development of the QE2 Health Sciences Centre to replace services, 200 patient beds, and...
News 1. Dalhousie Senate takes up Masuma Khan issue After news media reported that Dalhousie student Masuma Khan is facing disciplinary action, many members of the Dalhousie Senate demanded that the issue be discussed at yesterday’s meeting of the Senate. To back up, as explained by the Globe & Mail last Thursday: A student at Dalhousie University is […]