News 1. Street checks “No one in authority seems willing to apologize for the decades of ‘disproportionate and negative’ impact street checks have had on Nova Scotia’s black community,” writes Stephen Kimber. “Worse, no one seems to be committed to finally ending them once and for all.” Click here to read “Street checks: Who’s sorry […]
News 1. Halifax cop accused of using police database to investigate his girlfriend’s ex-husband I reported yesterday: A Halifax police officer used a police computer database to improperly investigate his girlfriend’s ex-husband, alleges a lawsuit filed in Supreme Court Wednesday. The details of the allegations are at the link, but the oddest part of the story […]
News 1. BP spill On Friday, BP reported a small spill of synthetic lubricating mud at its West Aquarius drill site on the Scotia Shelf drill site. The government regulator has ordered drilling suspended until an investigation is complete. News of the spill is posted to the incident page of the Canada–Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board […]
News 1. Blind justice A Musquodoboit Harbour man who served an intermittent two-year sentence in the Central Nova Correctional Facility in Burnside is suing the jail and the province for “permanent loss of vision in his left eye.” Peter Galbraith says he has rheumatoid arthritis, which he manages with weekly injections of the drug Enbrel. […]
It’s finally happening. The city has started planning its redo of the ghastly, despised Mumford Terminal. The city has hired Dillon Consulting for phase one: figuring out where the heck to put the thing, designing how it will work, and giving a rough guess at how much it will cost to build. Dillon needs to...
News 1. NSBI There are two CBC stories from yesterday involving Nova Scotia Business Inc. The first is from Paul Withers: The Nova Scotia Crown corporation responsible for economic development in the province says it needs to be more ‘inclusive’ when it refers potential clients to commercial real-estate brokers. Nova Scotia Business Inc. called in […]