Wednesday September 6th 2017
Sunny & 25 but 32 with the humidity
A 32 year old Dartmouth man is facing charges after a stabbing last night in Halifax. Police were called to Gottingen Street near Cunard just before midnight. The victim has already been treated and released from hospital.
Tradespeople enrolled in Nova Scotia Community College courses will no longer have to pay for that training. Yesterday the province announced it will pick up the tuition tab in an effort to lure more young people into the trades. This will make Nova Scotia 1 of 6 provinces and territories that do not charge for in-class training for apprentices.
A controversial proposal to build an asphalt plant in Upper Tantallon will be discussed at a committee meeting today. Scotian Materials wants to build a plant in an existing quarry just north of Highway 103 and west of Little Indian Lake near Head of St. Margarets Bay. The company has asked for an amendment to the planning rules to allow the construction of the plant.
Boston 3 – Jays 2 in 19 innings
Baltimore 7 – Yankees 6