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Dec
When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

Everyone called him “Shifty,” but it wasn’t a comment on his principles, or lack thereof. Sources say Halifax Regional Police Constable George Edward Farmer was given the nickname by his dad when he was just a baby in Whitney Pier. George Farmer Senior noticed that his infant son, born in 1974, was an exceptionally still little guy.

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11
Dec
HRM settles firehouse human rights complaint

HRM settles firehouse human rights complaint

The Halifax Regional Municipality is opening up the purse-strings to settle a gender discrimination complaint from former volunteer firefighter Liane Tessier in order to avoid a costly N.S. Human Rights Commission hearing. The settlement includes an undisclosed bucket of taxpayers money and an apology, making the human rights hearing thingy unnecessary.

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26
Nov
The master  signs off...

The master signs off...

We wish Don Connolly, 70, well after 41 years at Info AM.
Our only greater wish, which will never, of course, come true, is that Information Morning, as well as other CBC news programming, would style itself more after BBC’s HARDtalk than a cordial chitchat near the back of Slumber Room #2 at Walker’s Funeral Home.

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26
Nov
Goin' down the road with Scott Boyd

Goin' down the road with Scott Boyd

Appearing on one of those “Where are they now” segments on Live at Five last year, former Breakfast Television jokester Scott Boyd told Maria Panopalis that he’s “taking it a little bit easy” these days.

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26
Nov
Halifax rocker's bankruptcy blues

Halifax rocker's bankruptcy blues

A large amount of back income tax owed to the Canada Revenue Agency has forced Newfoundland-born Halifax rocker Paul Lamb into his second bankruptcy.

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