Author Archives: Staff Sergeant Scott MacDonald

Fixing Canada’s Housing Crunch

I had the honor of participating in a roundtable on affordable housing hosted by Mayor Savage on November 19. The experience reinforced for me the complexity of the issue of homelessness and its impact on public safety in our community. Below … Continue reading

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An example to follow

I wanted to share what is, without doubt, the most encouraging item I have seen coming from one of our educational institutions in recent weeks. Rhianna Edstrom-Hendsbee is a grade five student at South Woodside School in Dartmouth. She created  … Continue reading

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But can I do anything?

As we wrap up the wonder of the holiday season, the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut is still on people’s minds.  As a parent of school-aged children and as a police officer, the tragedy has certainly stirred strong and long-lasting emotions … Continue reading

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