News 1. George Elliott Clarke apologizes, but will go ahead with lecture Renowned poet George Elliott Clarke is at the centre of a controversy based out of the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, where he was slated to give the Woodrow Lloyd annual lecture, which he had titled, “‘Truth and Reconciliation’ versus ‘the Murdered and […]
News 1. Northern Pulp “Yesterday, four days before his announcement was due on the Northern Pulp effluent treatment proposal, and less than 24 hours before the deadline for the provincial environment minister to announce his decision, federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson released a statement saying that he had ‘decided not to designate […]
News 1. Power back on after being cut for incident in South End NS Power cut power to thousands of residents in the South End Monday evening due to an incident on Harbourview Drive, which runs parallel to the rail cut and NS Power transmission lines. The information from police, via CBC News, is that […]
News 1. After the Gold Rush: the toxic legacy “If learning from past mistakes were a government tradition in Nova Scotia, the current government would not be exhibiting all the symptoms of gold fever,” writes Joan Baxter.” But it is, and it looks like a raging bout of the affliction.” Baxter goes on review the […]
There are on average 1,400 personal injuries and 14 fatalities per year due to vehicle collisions in HRM, according to the new Strategic Road Safety Plan (SRSP), recently approved by city council’s transportation committee and now on its way to full council for debate and approval. If all goes according to the new SRSP, by […]
I’m Katie. I’m a freelance journalist who likes toast. I sometimes work with cub reporters at King’s and I am filling in for Tim today. News 1. Teens get conditional discharges in revenge porn case (Unwanted sharing of sexual images, often consensually given to the distributor under false pretenses, is colloquially known as “revenge porn,” […]
Another major city has lowered urban speed limits in an effort to make its streets safer. As of Monday, Boston’s default speed limit dropped from 30 miles per hour to 25, about the same as going from 50 km/h down to 40. The move is part of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Vision Zero commitment. Vision Zero...