Post Tagged with: "Port of Sydney"

CBRM council, 12 December 2017.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means To Council

December 13, 2017 at 12:08 pm

There were ructions at CBRM Council yesterday and I was there to witness some of them. It all started at a 4:00PM in camera session, held under Section 22 (2) e of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) which allows municipal councils to go behind closed doors to discuss “contract negotiations.”Read...

“Quad C” Buys Canadian Construction Company

“Quad C” Buys Canadian Construction Company

December 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Editor’s Note: I feel the need to warn you, dear readers, that this article is really long. That’s what happens when you start writing about a company with annual revenue of US$55 billion and 100,000 employees. But since it’s also a company that has been cited in reference to notRead More

Christmas at the Port 2017

Christmas at the Port 2017

November 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

A Christmas craft show at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney. There is a wide variety of products such as Epicure, Scentsy, Mary Kay,Norwex, Lipsense, Pink Zebra, Thirty-One and more! There will be a great mix of Christmas décor, jewelry, knitted and sewing products, mugs, sea glass creations, chocolates,Read More

Christmas at the Port 2017

Christmas at the Port 2017

November 25, 2017 at 9:00 am

A Christmas craft show at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney. There is a wide variety of products such as Epicure, Scentsy, Mary Kay,Norwex, Lipsense, Pink Zebra, Thirty-One and more! There will be a great mix of Christmas décor, jewelry, knitted and sewing products, mugs, sea glass creations, chocolates,Read More

Christmas at the Port 2017

Christmas at the Port 2017

November 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

A Christmas craft show at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney. There is a wide variety of products such as Epicure, Scentsy, Mary Kay,Norwex, Lipsense, Pink Zebra, Thirty-One and more! There will be a great mix of Christmas décor, jewelry, knitted and sewing products, mugs, sea glass creations, chocolates,Read More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

November 17, 2017 at 9:00 am

Port secrecy CBRM Council met in secret camera on Thursday to discuss something related to the Port of Sydney. Under the Municipal Government Act (MGA), which our mayor sometimes worries about and sometimes doesn’t (see the 31 unannounced in camera meetings held over 22 months in 2014-15 in flagrant violationRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

October 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

Exporting our ‘expertise’ So, this happened:   According to the article in the 23 October 2017 Cape Breton Post: Officials from the Cape Breton Partnership and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities completed their first mission to Vietnam in June. The officials will be providing their expertise to counterparts in VietnamRead More

Second Berth Blues

Second Berth Blues

October 25, 2017 at 12:03 pm

Nancy King at the Cape Breton Post has been trying to pin down the component costs for the CBRM’s second cruise ship berth. King FOIPOPed the NS Department of Municipal Affairs asking for the breakdown of costs submitted by the CBRM in its request for provincial funding. The answer toRead More

Workin’ on the Railroad

Workin’ on the Railroad

September 6, 2017 at 12:10 pm

When governments and public bodies are proud of the deals they’ve brokered or the progress they’ve made on sticky issues or the money they’re allocating for studies and reports, they climb onto the roof of the tallest building they can find and sing their triumphs to an admiring world. WhenRead More

OOE: News So Good, They Announced it Again

OOE: News So Good, They Announced it Again

August 2, 2017 at 11:50 am

Friday at 3:58 pm is usually when people announce news they hope will be forgotten by Monday, so I thought it a bit odd to receive a media alert at precisely that time last Friday from Elyse Mailhot, a media relations person with One Ocean Expeditions (OOE). OOE is anRead More