News 1. Zane Woodford Tim Bousquet wrote this item. After a month covering City Hall for the Halifax Examiner, Zane Woodford is leaving to write for SaltWire. He’ll be working on their new weekly newspaper, SALT. [Insert your joke here.] While we’ve seen good subscription growth from Zane’s writing, the Examiner is unable to hire […]
No! Really? Couldn’t be. But there it was. In virtual black and white. “If Yarmouth ferry sailed even once this year, it would be productive: official,” read the headline over CBC reporter Jean Laroche’s piece last week about the latest twisty turn in the long since careened-off-the-rails story of the Yarmouth ferry. You would think...
News 1. Keji braces for impact of invasive chain pickerel Chain pickerel first spotted last year in the water systems of Kejimkujik National Park are now spread throughout the park, reports Paul Withers for the CBC. “It’s kind of like a bad dream and it just keeps getting worse,” said Chris McCarthy, a Parks Canada […]
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 […]
News 1. Fuel leaks at Tufts Cove and Halifax Transit “Pressed about the fact it took [Nova Scotia Power (NSP)] 12 days to talk about the almost 20,000 litres spilled on its property, [Environment Minister Margaret] Miller said she wasn’t overly concerned,” reports Jean Laroche for the CBC: “It would have been better if they […]
I’m Erica Butler, filling in for Tim while Tim keeps right on working. We both bring you today’s Morningfile. News 1. BP approved to resume drilling The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board has given the green light for BP to resume drilling the exploratory well which was the site of an accidental spill of thousands […]
Tim again. I’m still on vacation in an undisclosed location, and so this is another abbreviated Morning File. We have guest writers scheduled for Thursday and Friday, then back to normal programming. News 1. Maritime Link “If Nova Scotia Power wants to recover a larger portion of the $1.6 billion cost of the construction of […]