News 1. Mark Norman “Prosecutors are expected to withdraw a criminal charge against Vice-Adm. Mark Norman, providing a major victory for the senior naval officer who has always maintained his innocence in advocating for the government to build a naval supply ship,” reports David Pugliese for the National Post: The announcement, expected Wednesday morning according […]
News 1. Art gallery… on the waterfront? “In the last three months, it’s been reported that the Greenland ice sheet is melting faster than expected, which will mean a higher rise in sea-level than earlier projected; that temperatures in Canada are warming at approximately double the average global rate; and that more flooding is predicted […]
Hi, I’m Suzanne Rent and I’m filling in for Tim this morning. You can follow me on Twitter @Suzanne_Rent News 1. Cogswell plan needs more input, group says Council will vote today on design plans for the Cogswell Interchange, reports Francis Campbell at The Chronicle Herald. The plan includes commercial and residential space, green and […]
News 1. Court Watch Irving Shipbuilding Maritime Associates International, Inc. (MAII), an American firm with offices in North Carolina, Florida, and British Columbia, is suing Irving Shipbuilding (ISI) for what it says is Irving’s “high handed” refusal to accept MAII’s work product. At issue is the provision of water-tight doors and hatches for the six […]
News 1. Northern Pulp Mill “A permanent injunction has been granted preventing fishermen from blocking survey vessels from carrying out work for a contentious treated waste pipeline into the Northumberland Strait,” reports the Canadian Press: Justice Josh Arnold approved the injunction Tuesday after Northern Pulp and the fishermen agreed to a consent order last week. […]
“Being the President of the Treasury Board is a bit like peeing in a dark suit,” chuckles Scott Brison.“It gives you a warm feeling, but nobody notices.” Brison, the Liberal Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, resigned his Cabinet post a couple of weeks ago and, after 22 years in public life, announced he would not...