Nova Scotia

Province issues request for proposals to companies vying for Halifax Infirmary expansion contract

The Halifax Infirmary site on Summer Street in Halifax. A request for proposals has been released to two shortlisted companies to bid on the P3 contract to expand the QEII Health Sciences Centre Halifax Infirmary site. The province announced last July that EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare and Plenary PCL Health qualified to bid on the public-private-partnership project, which includes designing, building, ...

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RFP re-issued for removal of former HMCS Cormorant from downtown Bridgewater

The former HMCS Cormorant sits moored at the Port of Bridgewater on the downtown waterfront. In addition to the Cormorant, two other vessels are moored on the same jetty. BRIDGEWATER, N.S. —  The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the removal of the derelict former Navy ship HMCS Cormorant from the Port of Bridgewater has had to be re-issued. “The previous ...

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Whitney Pier overpass closing for six weeks

Traffic light installation crews remain busy at the junction where Sydney’s so-called Road to Nowhere intersects with Sydney Port Access Road and Lingan road. The alternative route connecting Whitney Pier to the rest of Sydney was constructed seven years ago but has to be opened. However, the as yet-unnamed street is not part of the CBRM’s preferred detour route around ...

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Halifax to measure ‘citizen satisfaction and public confidence’ in police

Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella speaks to the board of police commissioners during a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.  The municipality is hoping to find out what citizens think of the cops with a new survey, and it’s looking for a polling firm to do the work. Halifax posted a request for proposals (RFP) Tuesday looking for a contractor for a ...

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Halifax looks to assess public opinion, trust of municipal police forces

To increase capacity for COVID-19 response, Halifax cut the police budget by $3.5 million. Now, Halifax advocates are asking for a larger cut and defunding of police. Police forces in Halifax are looking to find out the level of “public trust and confidence in policing” in the municipality. The details are revealed in a request for proposals (RFP) published on Nova Scotia’s tender ...

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Cumberland County municipalities studying solid waste system

Request for proposals to be issued for options AMHERST, N.S. – Cumberland County’s three municipal units are taking steps to ensure the region’s solid waste disposal system continues to deliver good service at favourable cost. Amherst, the Municipality of Cumberland and Oxford are issuing a request for proposals to companies that may be interested in buying the waste disposal system ...

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County of Kings issues RFP for update of municipality’s plan to end racism and discrimination

Kings County council has thrown its support behind putting a call out for consultant services that will focus on updating the Action Plan for Ending Racism and Discrimination in the Municipality of the County of Kings. COLDBROOK, N.S. —  The municipality is putting a call out for expert advice on how to effectively work toward the elimination of racism and ...

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Nova Scotia government hasn’t made good on pledge to release fraud risk report on $2-billion QE II redevelopment plan

Published: Apr 17 at 12:55 p.m. Updated: Apr 17 at 4:18 p.m. Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines. – Tim Krochak / File HALIFAX, N.S. —  The Nova Scotia government is about to sign off on a major build contract for the largest infrastructure project in the province’s history and has not yet fulfilled its pledge to make an independent fraud risk assessment on ...

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