Oceana Canada is calling on the federal government to impose a mandatory speed limit for vessels in the Cabot Strait to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. The ocean conservation advocacy group’s plea comes following a new report showing very few vessel operators are complying with the request of a voluntary 10-knot speed limit....
News 1. No known cause for fire at Barho family home Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency say they don’t know what caused the fire that burned down the Barho family home, killing all seven of the family’s children. In the Chronicle Herald, Stuart Peddle reports that three different teams of investigators, plus outside consultants, were […]
News 1. The McNeil government and secrecy “Is Nova Scotia Canada’s most secretive jurisdiction? Or does it just act that way?” asks Stephen Kimber. “Consider a few especially egregious, not-at-all-transparent episodes from just the last week.” Click here to read “The McNeil government is going for the secrecy gold medal.” This article is for subscribers. Click […]
News 1. Why aren’t Cabot Links or Ben Cowan-Dewar registered as lobbyists? “You would have to be completely foolhardy to question the brain trust that has formed to support spending public money to build an airport in Inverness but foolhardy’s my middle name so — hold my beer,” writes Mary Campbell for the Cape Breton Spectator: […]