Rain helps with Tantallon fire, crews still fighting hot spots; Shelburne fire still out of control
Halifax Fire officials say the 30 millimetres of rain that fell on Saturday made it “a good day,” but firefighters on the ground are still working on putting out flareups and smoldering areas. “One captain relayed to me the surprise that even with the rain we’ve had in digging down and finding flareups and finding…
PRICED OUT is the Examiner’s investigative reporting project focused on the housing crisis.
You can learn about the project, including how we’re asking readers to direct our reporting, our published articles, and what we’re working on, on the PRICED OUT homepage.
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2020 MASS MURDERS
All of the Halifax Examiner’s reporting on the mass murders of April 18/19, 2020, and recent articles on the Mass Casualty Commission and newly-released documents.
Reporter Joan Baxter is one of 140 journalists from 39 media outlets across 27 countries working collaboratively on ‘Deforestation Inc,’ a project of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which looked at the ownership structure of Paper Excellence, its relationship with Asia Pulp & Paper, and how the secretive corporate empires are devastating forests in Canada and around the world.
Find all of Baxter’s articles on the Deforestation Inc homepage.
UNCOVER: DEAD WRONG
In 1995, Brenda Way was brutally murdered behind a Dartmouth apartment building. In 1999, Glen Assoun was found guilty of the murder, and served 17 years in prison while maintaining his innocence. In 2019, he was fully exonerated.
Halifax Examiner’s Tim Bousquet tells Assoun’s story on the CBC podcast series Uncover: Dead Wrong. Click here to listen to the podcast.