WORDS – my five minutes on the Skye proposal

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Mr Mayor I am pleased move this motion and support staff’s recommendation that council not move to first reading.

As staff just outlined there are five amendments that would be required to allow this proposal to go forward.

The discussion today is about trust.

Does council trust that we got …


Waye Mason Announces Bid for HRM Council

Hello. My name is Waye Mason, and I hope that on October 20th, 2012 you will vote for me for Councillor, District 7, Peninsula South Downtown.

I’ve been a resident of District 7 for almost twenty years, and I have been involved in issues in our region & our district …


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, …


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 …


Finger pointing and passing the buck; just another day at City Hall


“Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.” —Russell Lynes

Unlike the last month or so, this time, when I write “there’s nothing to report about council,”