Thursday September 7th 2017
Rain at times heavy up to 70mm by tomorrow morning, wind gusts up to 60km an hour, risk of thundershowers, temperature steady at 20 but it’ll feel like 29 with humidity
The city and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have a $6.6 million dollar deal to purchase over 150 hectares of natural green space. They will turn the Purcell’s Cove backlands into Canada’s first urban wilderness park. Mayor Mike Savage says the purchase is a legacy piece for the city.
Students in the Halifax area who rely on “courtesy rides” on school buses may be forced to find a new way to school. The Halifax Regional School Board says they’re cutting down on the number of seats available for students who live within walking distance of their school but are allowed to hop on buses passing by with empty seats. This news came one day before school starts causing many parents to worry.
Halifax Harbour Bridges wants to conduct a study to look at whether to replace or upgrade the MacKay Bridge. The 1.2km long suspension bridge opened in 1970. Bridge spokesperson Alison MacDonald says that testing of the road deck on the MacKay a few years ago found it would remain safe until 2040.
Boston 6 – Toronto 1
Yankees and Baltimore were rained out