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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Government Partnership to Upgrade Portion of Highway 101 in Digby County

Project possible thanks to New Building Canada Plan October 31, 2014 – Digby, Nova Scotia – Infrastructure Canada Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, the Honourable Denis Lebel,…

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashes during test flight

A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, officials said. Two pilots were aboard the spaceship, which was undergoing its first powered test flight since January. It was not immediately known if they were able to…

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1 dead after Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes

One person is dead and one person is injured after a suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, officials said. Two pilots were aboard the spaceship, which was undergoing its first powered test flight since January. Virgin…

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The Audience Man: “Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection”

“I always like to think of the audience when I am directing, because I am the audience.”–Steven Spielberg Perhaps this quote, which adorns the collectible booklet in the recently-released “Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection” gets at the core of why Steven Spielberg is one of our most critically divisive artists. For every film lover who bows…

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Fired executive Allaudin Merali wins $900,000 settlement

Former Alberta Health Services chief financial officer Allaudin Merali has won a $900,000 settlement from the province’s health authority. Fired executive, Allaudin Merali, wins $900,000 settlement (CBC) ​“AHS is satisfied that the termination of Mr. Merali’s employment is properly characterized as having been without cause,” AHS said in a release issued Friday. Alberta Health Services fired…

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