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HALIFAX, N.S. — Members of the Canadian military are in Nova Scotia, helping clear downed trees as power crews work to get electricity restored following ...

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage says he understands people are frustrated, but other areas were hit much harder than HRM. He adds his thoughts on communication issues and the overall response by the municipality and the utilities. | SaltWire

HALIFAX, N.S. — Members of the Canadian military are in Nova Scotia, helping clear downed trees as power crews work to get electricity restored following ...

| Posted: 13 hours ago | Updated: 13 hours ago | 1 Min ReadHALIFAX, N.S. — Members of the Canadian military are in Nova Scotia, helping clear downed trees as power crews work to get electricity restored following Fiona. But some customers might have to wait until the weekend or beyond for their lights to come back on. Halifax Mayor Mike Savage says he understands people are frustrated, but other areas were hit much harder than HRM. He adds his thoughts on communication issues and the overall response by the municipality and the utilities. He also offers his thoughts on community land trusts, the escalating Mill Cove Ferry Project, Truth and Reconciliation and on his own last name in that context.

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Sheldon MacLeod · Columnist | Posted: 13 hours ago | Updated: 13 hours ago | 1 Min Read HALIFAX, N.Sheldon MacLeod · Columnist | Posted: 14 hours ago | Updated: 14 hours ago | 2 Min Read HALIFAX, N.September 26, 2022 Fruit growers were assessing the damage Sept.| Posted: 6 hours ago | Updated: 6 hours ago | 8 Min Read Fallen trees are seen at the Dingle Park in Halifax Monday September 26, 2022.

S. — Members of the Canadian military are in Nova Scotia, helping clear downed trees as power crews work to get electricity restored following Fiona. — He says it's a bit difficult to rate the provincial response to Hurricane Fiona at this point. But some customers might have to wait until the weekend or beyond for their lights to come back on. “It looks as if it's a bit of a mixed bag depending on where farms are located, but it seems most growers are feeling relieved that it wasn't worse,” said Emily Lutz, executive director of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association . Halifax Mayor Mike Savage says he understands people are frustrated, but other areas were hit much harder than HRM. He says we should all be supportive as crews work to help people recover from the natural disaster. He adds his thoughts on communication issues and the overall response by the municipality and the utilities. There’s no question that storms are getting stronger and more frequent with climate change.

He also offers his thoughts on community land trusts, the escalating Mill Cove Ferry Project, Truth and Reconciliation and on his own last name in that context. The Dalhousie professor says we live in an area susceptible to hurricanes and we will likely have to deal with this again in the future. “I think the concern now, going forward for them, will be any bruising issues. Sheldon MacLeod. - Contributed Op-ed Disclaimer SaltWire Network welcomes letters on matters of public interest for publication. https://www. All letters must be accompanied by the author’s name, address and telephone number so that they can be verified.” Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia president Steve Ells had talked to a few other growers by midday on Sept. Letters may be subject to editing.com/user/saltwire/responsible-disaster-response Sheldon MacLeod has been a broadcast professional for close to 30 years. Here's to the helpers In P.

The views expressed in letters to the editor in this publication and on SaltWire.com are those of the authors, and do not reflect the opinions or views of SaltWire Network or its Publisher. And through all of the technology one thing remains constant: the satisfaction of sharing compelling stories with other humans. “We’ve lost some leaves from the winds but there doesn’t seem to be widespread fruit damage,” said Ells, who owns and manages Ellslea Farms Limited in Sheffield Mills. SaltWire Network will not publish letters that are defamatory, or that denigrate individuals or groups based on race, creed, colour or sexual orientation. Anonymous, pen-named, third-party or open letters will not be published. Sheldon is based in Halifax, N. It has been our privilege to have the trust and support of our East Coast communities for the last 200 years. Jason Malloy is the lead editor of the Annapolis Valley Register.” Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, speaks during a rally in Duomo square ahead of the Sept.

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