This week we speak with Nick Fillmore, veteran journalist and publisher of the Fourth Estate, a rabblerousing alternative Halifax newspaper in the 60s and 70s. Basically, imagine a hippier Tim Bousquet. He currently publishes the blog A Different Point of View.
Also, Nova Scotia teachers agree to head back to the bargaining table in advance of their December 3 walkout date, Halifax is rocked by another series of shootings, and the city decides to level Citadel Hill and silence the Noon Gun just as soon as they finish filling the harbour with rubble.
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A “hippier” Tim? Are you sure that’s what you meant? Maybe a “hipper” Tim?
I stand by my definition.
Next up in the series ‘Geriatric Journalists from the Good Old Days’ is an interview with Bert Deveaux