I will be back in two weeks with new op/eds and posts and stuff. Have a good Canada Day weekend and all that!
Some people, especially young people from here who moved to Calgary, are upset with the website the NS government put up: http://delusionalcalgaria.ca/ I love it. Most of the complaints though are around this idea that “everything is really expensive in Halifax” and “there are no jobs” and “the only reason the job stats are doing better now is because ‘everyone’ moved to Alberta”. In central Halifax there is a lack of decent low wage jobs, – read more –
I recently had the joy of attending another meeting of the Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB). In what I recognize from the Save Beaufort days, the HRSB kindly moved the motion 95% of the people here are here to see to the very end of the agenda, so that we have to sit through all the â€œorders of the dayâ€ motions. It seems a typical move from the staff and board here at the old – read more –
If Halifax was friend of mine (and I like to think it is) I would be forced to take Halifax to out for a coffee, sit down in a private corner, and talk about what direction Halifax is taking with it’s life. “Halifax,” I would say, “you are a comfortably mature city with a lot going for it, but you are obsessed with being ‘world class,’ it’s all you seem to talk about these days!” – read more –