Promoter: Secret deals need full investigation | Herald

Interview in the Herald: I think there (are) a lot more questions than answers at this point and I would hope that in addition to the auditor general of HRM being involved, that the provincial auditor general would go into Trade Centre Ltd., which is arm’s-length from the city. HRM’s audit and finance committee report says it can’t get the detailed information out of Trade Centre because it’s a provincial Crown corporation. The city can’t get that, but the (provincial) read more

Rolling Stones in Halifax, Nova Scotia

In a letter to Sue Uteck I wrote: Hi Sue, Trade Centre is going to land the Rolling Stones in Halifax during a weekend when hotels are packed, the Pop Explosion is launched, and the Film Fest is wrapping up. We have plenty of bands that play here and never play Moncton. Is this necessary? Has council and or city staff/management encouraged this? Is it within the mandate of Trade Centre Limited to play the roll of a promotions company? read more