Friday March 3rd 2018
Showers & Freezing Rain this morning. Windy. High 5.
The Nova Scotia Teachers Union says it will not hold an illegal strike. This decision comes after the planned education reforms were introduced by the McNeil government that will axe regional school boards but will also compromise on several contentious issues. NSTU President Liette Doucet praised the Liberal government’s decision to not create a college of educators to oversee teacher training, certification and discipline.
Police are looking for 2 people that have been cheating their way into getting high priced cell phones. On February 21st & 22nd, 2 men went to separate cell phone providers in Halifax, using fake I.D.’s & SIN numbers from Ontario & British Columbia to get the phones. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality says the province’s health authority has agreed to pay $2.4 million in sewer & fire protection fees. However other cities in Nova Scotia are still waiting for money they’re owed. The issue arose last month when CBRM complained that the NSHA hadn’t paid fire protection & sewer rates since 2014.
NSH 4 – EDM 2
BOS 8 – PIT 4