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Education

Level of Government?

Lance Bean, President Canadian School Board Association Mr Bean, I am writing to you today regarding the comments you made regarding the suspension of the Halifax Regional School Board that were printed in today’s Chronicle Herald. I appreciate your concern, but with respect, I would like to challenge the basis of your thesis, but also to ask for your input. Education is not a level of government. It is a service. Services are rarely run – read more –

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Education

Education Shenanigans Continue…

Last night I gave what I am mentally referring to as the “talk” and Inglis Street Elementary. Nice building, nice people. Only three parents made it out to the Home and School meeting this night. And the VP, the P and a teacher. Slightly awkward, when you are reading your prepared text. Ah well. The talk was well received, I think, but… Inglis is one of THOSE buildings. It has asbestos right in the walls. – read more –

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Halifax

Record of the Month – Great Plains, Home of the New Totem

Great Plains Home of the New Totem (Unreleased, 2007) This record is a great plague for me. Sean, the musician behind this project, is a friend of mine. He is the Technical Director for HPX, he is one of Halifax’s few drummers (note to people from Away – send us your drummers), he is a former member of the Burdocks, and this is his solo record. It is fantastic. His band and this record are – read more –

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Halifax

Captcha, spam story, Helen Hill

Bad enough that my popexplosion email was getting 220 spams a day, but all of us here at wayemason.com have been horrified to start getting comment spam by the tonne. Now, I made it so I have to approve any comments, but that just meant I had 300 unproved comment spams in my que, waiting for approval or deletion, with maybe one or two actual comments mixed in. So today, welcome to the brave new – read more –