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No 15 nixed

TRANSIT Bus route 15 to be discontinued THE CHRONICLE HERALD Nov 30, 2018 by FRANCIS CAMPBELL Extracts: This week, regional council voted in favour of implementing routing and peak perod service for Route 415 in the Purcells Cove area, sporadically … Continue reading

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Update on the #15: Council Meeting on Tuesday Nov 27, 2018

From Nathan Brett: Council Meeting Announcement Regional Council will consider the motion to cut service to the Cove area to rush hour only (weekdays only) at the meeting this Tuesday, November 27 which starts at 1:00 p.m. If you can, … Continue reading

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#15 Bus Action Committee letter to HRM Council, the Mayor and Transit staff

This is it … the last week of the campaign to save the #15 bus from further cuts. Just a friendly reminder to get your letters about the #15 bus into clerks@halifax.ca (with instructions: “Please circulate to members of Council, … Continue reading

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The Motion to cut the #15 will now come before Council on November 27th, 2018

Dear Residents of Purcell’s Cove and Area CHANGE OF DATE: The Motion to cut the #15 will now come before Council on November 27th. With Steve Adam’s help we have been given two more weeks to make our case. We … Continue reading

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#15 Bus could be cut back

It’s Harvest time!Oct 26, 2018: Dear Residents of Purcell’s Cove and surrounding areas We regret to report that the Transportation Standing Committee voted today FOR the motion to cut back the #15 bus. The matter now goes to Council for … Continue reading

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Monday October 22, 2018: The Natural History of the Halifax Backlands

A public lecture for SCANS (Seniors’ College Association of Nova Scotia) by David Patriquin on The Natural History of the Halifax Backlands  Date and Time: ​October 22, 2018 – Monday, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Place: Captain William Spry Community Centre The “Backlands” … Continue reading

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Wilderness through the Eyes of an Artist

This Sunday, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is working with Geoffrey Grantham, a local impressionist artist who has long been painting the future Halifax Wilderness Park, to host an art-focused hike. We will be walking through the future Halifax Wilderness … Continue reading

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“Nova Scotia commits $1 million for Halifax wilderness park”

Nicole Munro in Chronicle Herald, Sep 20, 2018: The province is contributing $1 million to a 154-hectare park, just minutes from downtown Halifax, that is planned to open in the fall of 2019. “Not too long ago, this piece of … Continue reading

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Thurs Sep 20, 2018: Event for Proposed Halifax Wilderness Park

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Neptune Theatre, 1593 Argyle Street, Halifax Doors open at 4:00 p.m | Presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided and a cash bar is available. Please join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) … Continue reading

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NCC Art in the Wilderness Sun Aug 26th, Halifax Wilderness Park campaign launch Thurs Sep 20, 2018

A few updates from NCC: 1) Our final event of the summer, Art in the Wilderness is happening next Sunday! There’s an opportunity to try painting with Renee Forrestall, nature crafts (great for kids and adults), and wilderness photography! (Facebook … Continue reading

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