Busy busy…

Finally at the point that I have scheduled constituency and admin time, which will include this blog.  Also meeting with privacy lawyers to iron out linking my PC to google calendar so my info starts going up to the site again, should happen this week. Until then, enjoy the next post.

Day 6-14, post election – a week to reflect, and work really hard!

Wow.  It is really hard to blog when you don’t have time to blog.  It’s been a long time and I will try and update everyone on the last ten days in a couple of short articles tonight and tomorrow. So where we left off was five days after the election.  On Friday I went to my old work and taught all day. The weekend was low key.  My wife and I watched the entire first season of Homeland, 12 read more

Day 4 & 5

Wednesday I taught at NSCC.  Not a lot of calls, or emails.  It is mid-term at the college and I have tests going out and stuff to mark, so it was pretty quiet. Thursday was a big day.  I finally got a haircut.  Then I met with the Mayor Elect for an hour.  I like Mike Savage, and I don’t envy him, all eyes are on the Mayor and expect him to deliver the goods, but unlike provincially or federally, read more

Day 3 – Campaign’s don’t end on election night

So the last post was wrong.  Really it should have said day 1 & 2.  Day 3 was Tuesday, Oct 23, and the day started with breakfast with my friend AJ, a pastor I met during campaigning who I really enjoy talking to.  I suppose talking to people is a big part his job, mine too now that I think about it. Next, I headed over to my agent’s office, to start getting the final financials done.  One of the read more

Councillor Elect, day 1 thru 3!

At 9:30pm on Oct 20th Sue Uteck called and conceded the election to me.  After nine months of hard work I had won the new District 7.   We, the campaign team, announced my win to the supporters waiting at the Hub Halifax and headed to the Marquee to celebrate and help close the Halifax Pop Explosion‘s 20th Anniversary.  The Mayor Elect called me at around 10:30 to a) ask if I had in fact really won, b) ask how I knew read more