"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Monday, July 06, 2009

The (almost) last word on NS highways

In keeping with this corner's fascination with rank-size graphs, here is yet another way of graphically representing the Nova Scotia highways-project data first exposed to sunlight by Parker Contrarian-Donham.

First, the rank-size representation of the list of work put forward by the Rodney government, following the traditional party colour scheme according to the party which won the seat in 2006. Multiple projects (or parts of projects) in a given district are represented by proportionately-sized stacked blocks of various shades of the party colour:

And here are the overall total values of roadwork as signed off by the federal government, by provincial (not federal) electoral district:


These guys are patronage pikers compared to the Tories next door...



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