Some new light was shed today on the province’s controversial decision to choose a public-private-partnership (P3) model to build new healthcare facilities to replace the crumbling Victoria and Centennial buildings at the VG site of the QE2 Health Care Centre. Last July, the former auditor general reported the secret process used to determine if P3...
News 1. The latest on COVID-19 and Northwood Yesterday saw the largest number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia since the pandemic began. Of the 46 new cases, 36 are at the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax. Northwood residents and staff now represent 151 of the province’s 721 confirmed cases. Jennifer […]
News 1. P3s explained Does the McNeil government’s announcement that the QEII New Generation project will be financed by a P3 (public-private partnership) arrangement leave you scratching your head in confusion? It should. So many arguments are tossed out to justify the decision, but none of those are explained in detail or backed up by hard […]
Last November, the QE2 Redevelopment Project very wisely conducted a survey of its staff, asking about how they get to and from work. I heard about the survey from a QE2 staffer, and immediately decided to ask for a look at the results. In Halifax, we don’t have too much in the way of detailed […]