Rebecca Thomas, Halifax’s poet laureate, woke City Council with an electrifying poem she read in Chambers titled “Not Perfect.” The subsequent meeting saw a resolution passed to revisit the idea of renaming Cornwallis Street and removing the Cornwallis statue in, uh, Cornwallis Park.

Also, the Liberal government released a meaningless budget designed to buld on a stronger Nova Scotia while also announcing plans to set up an outpatient centre in the wilds of the Bayer’s Lake Industrial Park. They also made a commitment to move the current Service Nova Scotia outlet to Sable Island.

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