News 1. Northern Pulp Joan Baxter reviews the new ministerial orders requiring environmental monitoring of the pumping of wastewater from Northern Pulp Mill into Boat Harbour as the mill winds down operations. Baxter finds that the orders are appropriately stringent, however: As the Halifax Examine reported here, in October 2018, the pipeline sprung a large […]
News 1. City HR department lies about progress in implementing recommendations to address racism and discrimination A staff report that came to council yesterday says the city drastically overstated progress being made on implementing the recommendations of a 2016 report on the racism faced by Black municipal workers. Zane Woodford reports: A few months after […]
The officers involved are still on the job and Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella had little to say publicly on Monday about the violent arrest of a young Black mother at Walmart last week, citing an ongoing court case and a potential investigation. Kinsella addressed reporters after a meeting of the Halifax board of...
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. The “elites” justify themselves I attended the Dalhousie Senate meeting yesterday so I could hear president Richard Florizone justify the $300,000 trip by self-styled “elites” to MIT. In a response to questions by Senator Françoise Baylis, Florizone said the “REAP” trip was justified […]