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Halifax council cuts firefighting budget by $3.5 million

May 27, 2020
By CBC News

May 27, 2020, Halifax – Halifax regional council has decided to trim the fire and police budgets, but not by as much as what was originally proposed by finance officials. The revised numbers had called for cuts of $5.5 million for each department to help the municipality deal with a massive shortfall due to COVID-19. On Tuesday, councillors instead voted in favour of a $3.5 million reduction. CBC News reports. | READ MORE