Pin It
Favourite

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Council fun resumes

Well rested from six weeks of summer vacation, Halifax council is setting itself up for a fall session of surreal debate and petty bickering.

Posted By on Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Councillor Jim Smith has asked that council revisit the perpetually ridiculous cat issue---he'd like the city to embark on a "catch, neuter, release" program for strays, an idea that has merit in the abstract but will no doubt prove well beyond the city's financial capability.

And councillor Jennifer Watts wants council to ask the new NDP provincial government to ban the sale of pesticides in Nova Scotia. Such a ban would give teeth to Halifax's ban on the application of pesticides, but will certainly provoke cries of

social engineering and environmentalism run amok from rural and suburban councillors.

Both issues are scheduled for discussion at this Tuesday's council meeting. As usual, The Coast will live-blog the absurdity via Twitter, at twitter.com/twitcoast. —TB

.SpecialPlacement>Home

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

Coast Top Ten

Reality Bites

More »

Shoptalk

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 21
October 17, 2019

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2019 Coast Publishing Ltd.