Mark Currie Interviewed on the Rick Howe Show - October 2, 2013

October 6, 2013
In this interview Mark calls into question the entire process of public consultation surrounding the Bedford Waterfront. There is a fundamental observation our group has made and it is simply this: If the public was extensively consulted regarding the current vision for the Bedford waterfront the why are there so many in the community unaware. 

During the interview it has come to our attention that our Councillor Tim Outhit claims there is misinformation coming from our group. The irony here is that this group was borne out of misinformation conveyed to the community at a public meeting hosted by WDCL, HRM and Ekistics. As a direct response to Councillor Outhits claim we will begin a new program of releasing documents we have acquired through a federal Freedom of Information request(ATIP through or MP Jeff Regan's office) and a provincial Freedom of Information release (FOYPOP through our MLA Kelly Regan's office) 
 

Rally calls for end to Bedford Basin shoreline destruction

October 1, 2013

Protesters want small island and reef restored, marine park created.

by Robert Devet

Mermaids too joined a rally to protest infill occurring at the Bedford Basin. Photo by Robert Devet
Mermaids too joined a rally to protest infill occurring at the Bedford Basin. Photo by Robert Devet
Well over a hundred protesters demanded an end to the infill and the restoration of the natural shoreline. Photo Robert Devet
Well over a hundred protesters demanded an end to the infill and the restoration of the natural shoreline. Photo Robert Devet
Crosby Island, the treed area shown in in the background, is now entirely land-bound as a result of the Waterfront Development Corporation infill activities.  Protesters want it restored to its old state.  Photo by Robert Devet
Crosby Island, the treed area shown in in the background, is now entirely land-bound as a result of the Waterfront Development Corporation infill ...

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Competing Visions

March 21, 2013
* Copied from Halifax Magazine

Competing visions

By | Mar 19, 2013
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This story was originally published in the January/February 2013 issue of  Bedford Magazine. BedfordWaterfront2

There are a few groups with ideas how to develop Bedford’s waterfront. But not everyone agrees on a plan.

When Mark Currie’s son, Logan, was nine, he would take him to explore Bedford’s waterfront and, in particular, to a tidal reef and a small island that was home to various...


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Community Council Meeting

October 23, 2012
Municipal elections are now complete and some of the main issues of the past government were deficiencies in openness, transparency and accountability. The only way these principles can truly be adhered to is through public engagement, learning about our government and asking questions of our elected officials. One method of doing this is by attending Community Council meetings to see first hand how our government works. Decisions are made for our community at these council meetings.

The me...


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Hundreds attend public meeting to stop Bedford Basin dumpsite!

October 1, 2012
http://metronews.ca/news/halifax/386431/hundreds-voice-opposition-over-bedford-waterfront-development-plan/

Over 300 people jammed into the Bedford Legion on September 28th to learn of a proposed concept on the infilled lands of the Bedford Basin.
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Another misleading article in the Chronicle Herald

September 25, 2012

September 24, 2012

http://thechronicleherald.ca/
bcw/139120-wdc-puts-bedford-waterfront-project-on-hold

Another article has surfaced regarding the infill project on the Bedford Waterfront. We need to address some issues with this new article. The article uses words like ``paused`` and ``on hold``, please do not confuse these with the word STOPPED!

WDCL can at it`s discretion and as necessary continue to dump acidic pyritic slate into the Bedford Basin and continue the destruction of Crosby Is...


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Misleading article in the Chronicle Herald

September 25, 2012
http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/137294-bedford-waterfront-work-on-hold

 

September 19, 2012

You may have read an article in today's Chronicle Herald regarding a stoppage of work on the Bedford Waterfront. Please do not be fooled by this headline. While the initial vision has in fact been terminated by HRM council, this project is far from stopped! Traffic and transportation studies are still underway by HRM staff.

This article implies that WDCL has initiated a public meeting on Sept. ...


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