I was intrigued, though not necessarily enthused, by the idea of a Breaking Bad spinoff. After all, why mess with a good thing? I didn’t want the Breaking Bad universe to be tarnished by a botched attempt to keep the good times rolling.
Quick work by Halifax Fire prevented major damage from occuring after a tour bus caught fire on Almon Street Monday night.
While the weak low pressure system on Monday was just starting to develop while it passed south of Nova Scotia, there was enough moisture to give 10 to 15cm over some central and eastern sections of the province, as well as parts of PEI.
This week, the women tell all! Ah, this is the episode I live for. When everyone has to awkwardly face their poor behavior while trying to audition to be the next bachelorette.
Monday, March 2, 2015 (Halifax, NS) - The Halifax Regional Municipality today initiated a public engagement process to stimulate discussion and ideas on how to increase voter participation in municipal elections, including the next one set to take place on Oct. 15, 2016.
The public engagement process begins today with the launch of an online forum and questions for consideration on the Shape Your City Halifax portal – where themes such as voter engagement, young and new voters, ways to cast your ballot, and accessibility will be put forward with the goal of stimulating discussion and generating feedback.
Halifax Harbour Bridges initiated its nightly closure of the Macdonald Bridge last night and will continue to do so from Sundays to Thursdays between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
It is important to note peak weekday commuting travel will not be affected by the ‘Big Lift’ project.
Halifax Transit is increasing service on the Alderney to Halifax ferry route beginning this evening (March 2) as a way to help ease the inconvenience caused by the bridge work. Weekday service will expand to include 15-minute departures after 6 p.m. until 11:45 p.m., and Sunday service will now begin at 6:30 a.m. on a 30 minute frequency until 11:45 p.m.
Shuttle bus service will also be provided in place of routes that normally travel across the Macdonald Bridge. Passengers travelling to Dartmouth will disembark at the Scotia Square Terminal and board a shuttle at the MetroLink bus stop. The shuttle will also service stops along Gottingen Street as far as North Street. Passengers will cross the MacKay Bridge, disembarking at the Highfield Terminal or Bridge Terminal in Dartmouth.
For a list of affected routes and detailed Macdonald and MacKay bridge shuttle schedules, visit www.halifax.ca/transit/bridgeredecking.php.
For complete details on Halifax Transit service adjustments related to the Macdonald Bridge re-decking project, visit www.halifax.ca/transit/bridgeredecking.php.
On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Colchester District RCMP teamed up with Department of Natural Resources Officers to conduct snowmobile patrols on the trails in Nutby Mountain, Colchester County.