November Subscription Drive Today is the last day of our November subscription drive, which means you have just a few hours to become eligible to be one of five randomly selected subscribers to win Linda Pannozzo’s new book, About Canada: The Environment. Also, anyone who buys an annual subscription this month will get a free Halifax […]
Archives for November 2016
When federal transport minister Marc Garneau got up to make his speech about his government’s new long term transportation plan (“Transportation 2030 — A Strategic Plan for the Future of Transportation in Canada”) Bruce Budd and Ted Bartlett had reason for optimism. The chair and vice-chair of Transport Action, a rail advocacy group founded in...
Since 1979 there has been a policy in place on Canada’s east coast to protect inshore fishermen: the “fleet separation and owner-operator” policy essentially prevents the corporate sector from owning inshore licenses. Today, the corporate sector already owns three-quarters of the fishery (mainly in the mid-shore and off-shore) and inshore fishermen are worried about the […]
November Subscription Drive I’m excited to announce that Examiner contributor Linda Pannozzo has written a book: About Canada: The Environment. Here’s what Fernwood Publishing has to say about the book: The environmental history of Canada is a bleak one. Resource extraction has always put profits before conservation. Settlers exploited both the land and the Indigenous peoples […]
November Subscription Drive Click here to purchase a subscription. News 1. McNeil’s pricey PR people suck at their jobs Yesterday on Facebook, Graham Steele posted an analysis of the McNeil government’s reaction to the collapse of negotiations with the teachers union. Steele’s entire post is worth reading, but I was most struck by this: The government’s communication strategy […]
Get it out of the way first. I do believe those women who came forward to accuse former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi of sexually assaulting them. And I salute their courage in doing so. That said, I don’t agree with those who want to silence Ghomeshi’s lawyer, Marie Henein, for the crime of having done...
News Note: Chronicle Herald headlines are screenshotted — the Examiner will not be linking Herald articles while the strike is ongoing. 1. Black and white reporting What happens if you’re a Black man from North Preston whose daughter is murdered? You get accused of gang connections: CBC News has confirmed [Edward] Downey is connected to the […]
On this, episode 89 of Examineradio, we speak with long-time Halifax journalist and journalism professor Stephen Kimber. Over a wide-ranging interview, we look at the very real possibility that Halifax could become the largest city in Canada without a daily newspaper of record. Also, Halifax’s White Elephant has its opening date pushed back yet again, throwing […]
November Subscription Drive Jane Gagle-Bennett writes: The Halifax Examiner is independent journalism at its best, and when people ask me why I subscribe — you live in Portland, Indiana, and you subscribe to The Halifax Examiner??? That’s in Nova Scotia! In Canada! — I tell them that I’ve learned to look at my town, county, state, country […]
Hi all — Katie Toth, your frequent Morning File guest writer, cold brew connoisseur, and dog fan. Tim’s jetting to Old Country for American Thanksgiving, so I’m bringing you the news. Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter!!!!!!!!! November Subscription Drive Click here to purchase a subscription to the Halifax Examiner. News 1. Stephen McNeil says […]