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Rebuilding Halifax

A History of the Halifax Relief Commision

Using the perspectives of law, politics, public policy and intergovernmental relations, historian Barry Cahill describes the complex activities of an almost-unaccountable agency that took the … 226 View
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The Attack on Nova Scotia’s Schools

The story behind 25 years of tumultuous change

Nova Scotia’s public schools and their students have faced dramatic conflict and drastic change over the past 25 years. While critics charge that schools are failing kids, teachers have … 180 View
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Foreword

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Introduction

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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The introduction provides a brief overview of the history of the Halifax Relief Commission and it’s activities over the course of its six-decade existence. 12 $1.20 Add
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Halifax Relief

From Citizen’s Committee to Government Commission (1917-1918)

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 1 Discusses the immediate aftermath of the explosion of the Mont Blanc in Halifax harbour. The chapter describes how, within hours of the catastrophe, local government and business … 29 $2.90 Add
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The Roots of Educational Reform

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Inventing the Myth that Our Schools Are Failing (1980-2000)

From: The Attack on Nova Scotia's Schools

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The First Year

-1918

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 2 discusses the actions of the Halifax Relief Commission in the first year after the explosion. 28 $2.80 Add
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The Global Education Reform Movement (2000-2010)

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Thomas Adams and Town Planning for the Devastated Area

(1918)

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 3 discusses the plans for the rebuilding of the devastated North End of Halifax into what would eventually become the Hydrostone neighbourhood. 16 $1.60 Add
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Benevolent Oligarchy or “Political Octopus”?

(1919-1921)

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 4 discusses the political and financial controversies that the Halifax relief commission became embroiled in after the end of the First World War, as reconstruction of the destroyed areas … 16 $1.60 Add
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Connecting Education & Employability (1990-2010)

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The Long Anticlimax

(1922-1945)

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 5 discusses the work of the Halifax Relief Commission in the decades after reconstruction of the city was concluded, as its role became managing the pension funds for explosion victims … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Think Tank Campaign to Privatize

From: The Attack on Nova Scotia's Schools

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How the Media Turned Nova Scotia Against Its Teachers (2010-2014)

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Twilight of the Gods

(1945-1972)

From: Rebuilding Halifax

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Chapter 6 discusses the gradual winding down of the Relief Commissions work after the Second World war as disputes over its roles and responsibilities with the municipal, provincial, and federal … 20 $2.00 Add