There were moments during last week’s “Water Not Gold” rally outside the Alt Hotel at the Halifax airport where the “Gold Show” was in progress, when I was reminded of a video from 2011 during Occupy Wall Street. That footage shows protestors marching along Wall Street, calling out money barons, greed, and the neoliberal system...
News 1. New police chief won’t say “racial bias” Dan Kinsella, the new Halifax police chief was a guest on CBC Radio’s Information Morning today. Host Portia Clark, in her polite and persistent way, pressed him a couple of times on the question of street checks and racial profiling. Asked about street checks, Kinsella replied: […]
News 1. Work-related deaths nearly double in Nova Scotia Yesterday, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia released numbers on work-related injuries or deaths. The big item: the number of people who either died at work or from work-related illnesses nearly doubled last year, from 21 to 40. Some of these deaths are the result […]
Former Halifax Metro, allnovascotia, and Chronicle Herald reporter Paul McLeod is now working on Capitol Hill for Buzzfeed. Yesterday, McLeod was chasing Paul Ryan around during that budget mess, but he caught up with me after work, and we had drinks. I thought it was a great opportunity to ask his opinion about Nova Scotia […]