There really must be something to this climate change business.
In case you haven’t noticed, Nova Scotia in general — and Halifax in particular — now seems to be averaging a once-in-a-generation weather event every couple of years.
Harbourview-Burnside-Dartmouth Councillor Tony Mancini announced the other day that he plans on asking municipal staff to study the possibility of banning the use of plastic bags in Halifax. How nice.
Any dictionary worth its salt should feature a photograph of Daniel Maguire to illustrate its definition of courage. Or if there isn’t any room on that page, a headshot of the 20-year-old Dal undergrad next to “perserverance” would work, too.
Some local parents have a bone to pick with Marc Breaugh, the $87,440/per Bayview Community School guidance counsellor who checks in at No. 73 on our South Shore Regional School Board power list (Page 14).
Breagh Martell believed that taking her story of woe to social media was an exercise in raising awareness for mental illness, and the fact that police officers need more training in dealing with those afflicted with same. She was half right.
The 20-year-old Dartmouth girl certainly did raise vital awareness on two fronts:
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