It isn’t just about the door knobs

My recent op-ed published at the Chronicle Herald assumed that banning round door knobs in private residences in Halifax was a logical probability and might come much later.  From first reports, it seemed Coun.  Jennifer Watts  was only considering public spaces. Then I read this, and realised that I was wrong. It is worth quoting the…

Reducing Apprenticeship Ratios in Nova Scotia

In an attempt to increase Nova Scotia’s competitiveness, Labour Minister Kelly Regan announced changes to the province’s apprenticeship regulations, reducing the amount of hours required to obtain apprenticeship certification for metal fabricators from 8,000 hours to 6,000 and raising the number of apprentices allowed to train under a provincially certified journeyman. The changes have been…