News 1. Update: Bassam Al-Rawi has been found and served Monday, the Examiner reported that over a week of trying, police had not been able to locate taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi to serve documents notifying him his case would be brought before the Court of Appeal. There had been multiple, but unconfirmed reports that Al-Rawi had left […]
News 1. Ships Sputter Here “Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding says it is in talks with the federal government over a looming gap in construction of two new fleets of ships for the navy, which the company warns could result in ‘significant layoffs if left unaddressed,” reports Lee Berthiaume for the Canadian Press: The shipyard wants the government […]
News 1. Chronicle Herald talks resume “Unfair labour complaints have been withdrawn in the year-long strike at the Halifax Chronicle Herald, paving the way for the resumption of negotiations next week,” reports the Canadian Press: In a news release Tuesday, the union for 55 striking newsroom workers at the paper said it withdrew an unfair […]
News of the Nova Scotia film industry’s death may have been exaggerated. When the McNeil government slashed a generous tax credit for TV and film production in the spring of 2014, it triggered a blockbuster of a backlash. It snowballed into a combination of public protests by well-known local figures in the industry and public...