At the recent Conservative Party leadership debate at Halifax’s Westin Hotel, I looked on in disbelief as Opposition Leader Jamie Baillie drifted in and out of deep REM sleep.
At one point I thought Baillie was merely looking down into a hand-held electronic device. But no, upon further review, the Jamie Baillie eyes were completely shut and the hands completely empty.
Halifax political watchers know that Leah Batstone, 24, is the former News 95.7 toiler who’s traded her journalism hat for a political fartcatcher role with the Tory Pig Dogs. But others know her as a piece of armcandy involved in a messy marital meltdown.
All’s well that ends well, I guess.
One of the parents who called the Chronicle Herald to complain about Syrian refugees bullying children on the playground at a Spryfield-area elementary school says that the situation at Chebucto Heights Elementary has improved dramatically since then.
“All the kids are friends now,” Melissa “Missy” Lewis tells me.
It’s already a messy situation — Pictou County YMCA CEO Dave MacIntyre has been charged with assaulting his mistress, who is also his employee (Frank 760) — but it’s getting messier by the day.
There were some pretty snarly would-be partiers on Halloween weekend 2016 after a masquerade ball at the Westin hotel went bust.
Though it’s probably cold comfort, it might be of interest to them that they’re not alone in their discontent with the guy behind the spook-tacular screw up.
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