Waye Mason For District 7

Well, no blog posts for a while!  Why you ask?  Because this happened today:

Today I launch my campaign to become the councillor for the new District 7 Peninsula South Downtown.

In just over eight months, on October 20th 2012, the citizens of Halifax Regional Municipality will have a chance


OPENFILE: St Pat’s decision reveals ethics deficit at HRM

Tuesday, HRM Council voted in a 13 to 9 vote to once again confirm the sale of the St Patrick’s Alexandra school property to the Jono developments.

Staff had prepared a report, as requested, outlining options regarding, both in this case and the last decade of surplus school disposals, …


GUEST BLOG: Now they all want to live here, and she’s supposed to go – by Lisa Roberts

“For years, no one wanted to live in this community. Now they all want to live here.” That’s what one older black woman had to say at the end of a community meeting held in Cornwallis Street Baptist Church on Saturday. The unstated corollary: And so she’s supposed to go.…


OPENFILE: The New Bridge Terminal – Hope for Transit That Works

Right now, the best example of HRM “getting it right” is probably the construction of the new Dartmouth Bridge terminal.

The current “terminal” deserves quotes around its description. HRM is replete with clusters of bus shelters, some heated, most not, with the grandiose designation of “terminal.” Anyone coming …


OPENFILE: The windows are closed, again

Reality TV is still a big deal, right? Sure, sitcoms are ascendant (my favorite is Community, of course) butSurvivor is still on, The Amazing Race is a huge hit, and of course almost every show on the Food Network.

As of last night, my favorite reality show is …