Tuesday February 12th 2019
Today: Sunny this morning then clouding over. Risk of frostbite. High -4.
Tonight: Blowing Snow Advisory in effect… Snow and blowing snow. 4cm. Wind chill -17.
Tomorrow: 10cm of snow changing to ice pellets then to freezing rain. High 2.
The provincial Government has announced $11.4 million dollars in funding for the Dartmouth General Hospital. $8.5 million will go toward equipment, furniture & information technology. And $2.8 million will be used to demolish part of a provincially owned warehouse near the hospital to create more spaces for hospital parking.
Premier Stephen McNeil says that documents related to the deal between his government and Bay Ferries need to be kept secret. Tory Leader Tim Houston took the case to NS Supreme Court yesterday, saying taxpayers have a right to know how the Liberals are spending their tax money. Although the Liberal caucus called the court action “a political stunt,” the premier would not.
8 passengers & 3 crew members were left stranded for almost 6 hours on board the LaHave ferry yesterday due to a mechanical failure. The ferry stopped 200 metres from shore around 9AM after the vessel’s propelling system cracked. Repairs may leave the ferry out of commission for up to 2 days.
In the NHL
Capitals beat the Kings 6-4
The Peguins took the Flyers 4-1
San Jose had a 7-2 win over Vancouver
In the NBA
A very close game between the Raptors and the Nets … but we won 127-125
And your Halifax Mooseheads beat Bathurst 6-1