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10
Jul
LG sworn in, for some reason...

LG sworn in, for some reason...

We aren’t sure why we need him, but Nova Scotia’s 33rd Lieutenant Governor has nevertheless been sworn in. Arthur Joseph Leblanc is the first person of Acadian heritage to occupy the position. John James Grant, whose heritage, as far as I know, has never been mentioned, held the vice-regal torch since 2012.

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29
Jun
Signing off for the last time....

Signing off for the last time....

When she opens up the mic for the last break of her show tomorrow morning on 89.9 The Wave, it will be interesting to hear if Denyse Sibley makes mention of the fact that she won't be coming back on the air after the long weekend.

Denyse, a Nova Scotia radio mainstay since 1981 - and for the vast majority of that time, Halifax's Queen of Country - is leaving radio behind.

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27
Jun
Drake scammers vindicated? Shurely shome mishtake!

Drake scammers vindicated? Shurely shome mishtake!

It’s hardly surprising that Local Xpress columnist/Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union Halifax local prez Grant Frost (Franks passism) would see “vindication” of those dreadful Drake teachers where none whatsoever exists.

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27
Jun

Mike’s road to China

Mayor Mike Savage’s tab for that little jaunt to China rings in at $6,941.
The junket — touted as a mission to strengthen relations with potential Halifax partner city Zhuhai — also included hangers-on reps from St. Mary’s University, the Halifax International Airport and the Halifax Port Authority.

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27
Jun
A revolutionary honour...

A revolutionary honour...

It’s usually Tigers prowling the halls and fields of Dalhousie University, but there may be a Panther padding around come next convocation day.
Well, an ex-Panther, anyway.
A source tells me American professor and activist Angela Davis may be in line for a Spring 2018 honourary degree, though the uni itself refuses to confirm or deny, as they say.

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