Thursday May 23rd 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday in Vancouver that Canada will spend over $15 million dollars to build up to 18 new coast guard ships. Two Arctic patrol ships that will be modified for the Canadian Coast Guard will be built at Irving Shipyards in Halifax, the rest will be built in Vancouver. Trudeau says Canadians deserve better than to have their coast guard fleet rust out.
A Cape Breton man has admitted to sexually assaulting 9 children from 1966 to 1981 in the Petit-de-Grat area. 91 year old Delmore Boudreau pleaded guilty to 10 charges in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Port Hawkesbury yesterday. Boudreau was given a suspended sentence of 3 years probation and his name will go on the national sex-offender registry.
Halifax regional council has approved the construction of a new building on Robie Street between Cunard Street and Compton Avenue. The project involves an 8 storey building, plus a penthouse, with 90 apartment units. The decision was made despite concerns raised by local residents at a public hearing on Tuesday night.
In the Majors,
Boston took the Jays 6-5
And from the Mem Cup,
Your Halifax Mooseheads lost to the Huskies 4-3, however with the goal differential the herd recieves a bye to advance to the President Cup Final on Sunday