Three years ago, Dwayne Baker discovered that his ex-galpal, the mother of his child, had gone behind his back and legally changed their son’s surname to match her new husband’s. To say he wasn’t happy is to put it rather mildly.
Via email, the former CAO of Richmond County says he would be “disappointed” if confidential details pertaining to his departure from the municipality were leaked to my goodself.
Last time out in this space, I described documents that had Warren Olsen leaving the job with $97,490 — the equivalent of nine months’ salary — plus an additional $5,267 for unused vacation pay.
Just days after Richmond County Warden Brian Marchand admitted to the CBC that perhaps last year’s forensic audit of the municipality’s affairs — which, honestly, didn’t add much to the findings of the ombudsman’s report that preceded it — was a teensy waste of taxpayer’s money, Frank Magazine has uncovered what some might argue is a rather more galling waste.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am from Cape Breton.
I know too well the narrative of the Dominion Steel & Coal Company and the company store. And so on, and so forth.
I am well versed in the purpose, the utility and the necessity of a strong union. No lectures are required. I’ll pass on the lectures, thanks very much.
At Frankland Presstime, the militancy of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union has taught hard-pressed Nova Scotia taxpayers a great deal.
We have learned that the arrogance of teachers far outstrips the arrogance of doctors, who, up until this point at least have been carrying the banner of self-importance and braggadocio.
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