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Halifax transit strike - Mayor, council stand behind Metro Transit offer
Halifax's mayor and regional council members are standing behind Metro Transit's offer to unionized workers.
Mayor Peter Kelly says the municipality's negotiating team made a "strong proposal" and he wants the Amalgamated Transit Union to take it back to the transit operators.
Council met for an emergency session in the afternoon, but Kelly says the offer put on the table at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday remains the same.
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Interview with A.T.U. Local 508 president Ken Wilson this morning at the Dartmouth bus terminal picket line. (Courtesy haligonia.ca