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The Ben Eoin Sessions

The Ben Eoin Sessions

March 10, 2021 at 11:51 am

Having listened to Mayor Amanda McDougall’s interview with the CBC’s Wendy Bergfeldt, I’ve come to the same conclusion I reached last week: those meetings in Ben Eoin should have been open to the public. But at a bare minimum, they should have been ANNOUNCED to the public. Former Municipal AffairsRead More

CBRM Council Chambers, 2017. (Photo by WayeMason [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons)

CBRM Council: Parking, Road Closures, Affordable Housing

February 10, 2021 at 12:53 pm

Yesterday’s CBRM council meeting was a relatively short (just under an hour) and swiftly moving affair. The agenda contained just six items, the first three of which were approval of minutes, approval of agenda and proclamations (CBRM will mark White Cane Week from February 7 to 13). So I willRead More

Election Post-Mortem

Election Post-Mortem

October 28, 2020 at 12:23 pm

I read with interest the Post article about municipal candidates filing complaints against the CBRM’s returning officer with the provincial Ombudsman, although the first thing that occurred to me was that a call to declare an election “null and void” would probably have more weight coming from a mayoral candidateRead More

Premier Stephen McNeil, NS COVID-19 Update for 5 June 2020

NS COVID-19 Update for 5 June 2020

June 5, 2020 at 5:16 pm

Daily briefing Dr. Robert Strang and Premier Stephen McNeil began by offering their sympathy to the family and friends of the man in his ’70s who died of COVID-19 in the Central Zone since the last briefing on Wednesday. Strang announced there were no new cases of COVID-19 in theRead More

Storm sewer in Spring, Sydney, NS.

CBRM Virtual Council: Waterworks

April 1, 2020 at 12:53 pm

During the CBRM’s first virtual council meeting on Friday, March 27, council discussed some big infrastructure projects for which federal and provincial funding has been secured. The first project is a wastewater treatment infrastructure project under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) worth a strangely precise $97,895,574. The project…Read...

NS Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, 30 March 2020

NS COVID-19 Update for March 30

March 30, 2020 at 6:46 pm

Community Spread Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang announced on Monday that, having been unable to trace a case of COVID-19 to travel or a known source, they have concluded that transmission has occurred within the community or “community spread.” Strang has been warning for daysRead More