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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My grandfather lived on Colston Street, but not this one : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/29/renamed-and-shamed-taking-on-britains-slave-trade-past-from-colston-hall-to-penny-lane
Congratulations Christina, on the articling position!