Former Nova Scotia Attorney General Ron Giffin, 73, of Truro, and his older brother Reid Giffin, 85, a retired engineer in Fredericton, N.B., are wondering what will become of the $34,000 they donated to Rotary House and the Colchester Food Bank in a unique joint fundraising campaign.
It must be quite an honour to find yourself among the world’s most well-to-do and high-falutin’ stuffed shirts and silver spooners. In a country devoid of any anciently entrenched amirs, barons or chevaliers, we so rarely get to see one of Canada’s own amongst the flakiest of upper crusts.
Speaking with Antigonish RCMP Cpl. Shannon Fear about ousted St. FX professor Dr. Behrang Foroughi-Mobarakeh, it’s clear this is a touchy subject for her.
When we last spoke to New Glasgow developer/legal beagle Jamie MacGillivray, he was in the early stages of renovating the old Roseland Cabaret into a home for his property development business.
But a rather amused Franklander recently alerted us that Jamie’s plans for the space have recently changed.
“It’s becoming a rock climbing place,” the observer tells me.
Ten days have been set aside for the rape trial of a former Nova Scotia university professor in Antigonish Supreme Court, beginning on May 16.
But chances are, this is the first you’re hearing of it.
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