It is budget day in Nova Scotia. A year of limping through the broken remains of the Conservative’s election year budget has finally come to a close. Now comes the fear and trepidation… What sacred cows will be cut? What blatantly political projects are going to be funded? Or…. not? But more importantly, will the NDP be really actually different than any past government? If so, how? Since July we have had a government that – read more –
Sometimes I write about politics, sometimes I blog about fluff. Today I am writing not to ask you to vote, or tell you to vote, I am begging you to vote on Monday. Especially those of you under 35 or so, and even more especially if you are under 25.
Republished from wayemason.ca The school board elections are a short two weeks away. In Halifax, the new, smaller Board means fewer seats, but the last few years of controversy seems to mean more interest and more candidates. Election signs and pamphlets abound. It has been some time since I have written about education. Call it a combination of burn out on the issue, and an interest in returning to anonymity. Like dozens of parents, I – read more –