Halifax councillors start group cultural sensitivity training, municipality mum on details

The vote came after a debate over what to do about complaints against councillors under their code of conduct. The complaints were against councillors Matt Whitman, David Hendsbee and Shawn Cleary.

Whitman used the word “Negroes” during a TV interview, Hendsbee made a series of insensitive comments about Indigenous people on the radio and then in emails exposed by the Coast, and Cleary used the F-word in a Twitter debate with Whitman.