Tuesday December 11th 2018
Mainly sunny high -3
After more than 600 employees lost their jobs at the ServiCom call centre in Sydney, the former director of operations is optimistic about a new buyer. Todd Riley says he has had many conversations with a serious American buyer, a potential deal that could lead to the operation reopening. There’s no word yet on the name of the buyer.
Ottawa & the provincial government have announced they will provide close to $10 million for a cultural hub in downtown Halifax. The new facility will be constructed in the former World Trade and Convention Centre and will have a performance stage, dance studio, TV production centre and office spaces for non-profit cultural groups. The final funding piece is a million dollars from the city, which regional council is expected to vote on today.
A woman who reported her SUV stolen from Hammonds Plains has not only got her vehicle back, it was returned with a full tank of gas. On Sunday the woman parked her car on Hammonds Plains Road beside an identical vehicle, entered a business & when she came back out it was gone. It turns out the driver of the other SUV had gotten in and managed to drive away before realizing it wasn’t his.
PIT 2 – NYI 1
DET 3 – LA 1
TB 6 – NYR 3
SJ 5 – NJ 2