Stephen Kimber is just too kind to me; I’ve been blushing ever since I read this yesterday. Have a read, and please subscribe. News 1. COVID Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been announced in Nova Scotia since Friday — two on Friday, four Saturday, and three yesterday. All nine recent cases are in Nova […]
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ordered a new trial for Randy Riley, the man convicted in 2018 for the 2010 murder of Chad Smith, a pizza delivery driver. The Supreme Court came in response to an application from Riley’s lawyer concerning something called a Vetrovec warning. A Vetrovec warning is a warning given […]
Last Tuesday, there was dramatic moment in Supreme Court, worthy of its own Law & Order episode. In the course of its prosecution of Randy Riley for the 2010 murder of Chad Smith, the crown called its witness Nathan Johnson. Johnson took the stand and — bam! — said that he, and he alone, killed […]
Halifax Regional Municipality, the Nova Scotia government, and an American businessman want to own a discontinued railway that’s more than a century-and-a-half old. The Windsor and Hantsport Railway is 90 kilometers of track running from Windsor Junction through Mount Uniacke, Windsor, and Hantsport to New Minas. The American wants to be in the rail business, but...