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Dec

Liane’s firehouse harassment by a thousand cuts...

Although many of her individual complaints might strike you as petty or unimportant — not being invited to a group barbeque, for example — former HRM volunteer firefighter Liane Tessier also doesn’t shy away from accusing Halifax Regional Municipality and Fire Services (HRMFES) of, well, some serious shit.

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Dec
I went to New Constellations so you didn’t have to...

I went to New Constellations so you didn’t have to...

vidently fat shaming is far more disturbing to Lido Pimienta than accusations of racism. The Toronto singer was at the Spatz Theatre last week for the eighth stop of the New Constellations tour.

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11
Dec
Feeling aggrieved at the CEEB

Feeling aggrieved at the CEEB

As predicted six months ago in the pages of everybody’s favourite bi-weekly family magazine, Kayla Hounsell is swiftly climbing the ranks at CBC Nova Scotia. Yes, as we reported in June the former Newfoundland beauty queen and CTV Atlantic asylum seeker was set to fill a bit of a void for CBC Nova Scotia at the national level. And, lo, what happens?

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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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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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