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Worst Thing To Happen In Halifax In The Past Year

Failed sewage treatment plant

Long before the flooding slash failure.

We're not sure what's worse, the actual failure of the sewage treatment plant that---at the date of this writing---remains out of service, or the lack of transparency in the mayor's office regarding the analysis of the plant's shutdown. Thanks to pressure from the public and media, they're being a little more open about the ways in which the operation is expected to come back on line, though the repair bill has yet to show up.

Silver: Concerts on the Common
Bronze: Mayor re-elected

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