The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. When Mary Ellen Gurnham retired in May 2019, she was a senior administrator with Nova Scotia Health responsible for education and practice standards for nurses and other healthcare professionals. She was also a Registered Nurse (RN) with […]
“We took a massive leap forward today,” a jubilant Scott Pyke told journalists today after Community Services Minister Kelly Regan tabled legislation to make it easier for adopted children and birth parents to find each other. Nova Scotia is the last province in Canada to open up adoption records that had allowed birth parents an […]
Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Kevin Coady has granted WestFor Management a permanent injunction to prevent Extinction Rebellion protesters from blockading roads to licensed harvesting sites at Rockypoint Lake and Napier Lake in Digby County. But Coady ruled against a request from the consortium of sawmills to broaden or extend that injunction to other sites […]
Which rules are going to apply to hundreds of harvests approved on Crown land during the 2.5 years since the Lahey Report came out: the Interim Guide in place today or new rules poised to be introduced that will force companies to take less wood and leave more trees behind to improve biodiversity? That’s an...
It’s been a month since a 49-year-old Bass River woman named April George experienced a heart attack and her husband waited 80 minutes for an ambulance to arrive. Sadly, George did not survive. Sadly, the story of her husband calling 911 and waiting more than hour for paramedics to arrive in a rural community is...
The Muskrat Falls megaproject that is already more than two years late in delivering hydroelectricity to Nova Scotia needed to meet renewable energy goals has hit another series of speed bumps. Work on the additional two generating units needed to deliver hydro from Labrador to Nova Scotia will take a month longer than forecast a...
News 1. Glen Assoun “The Province of Nova Scotia has reached a financial settlement with Glen Assoun, the Dartmouth man who spent 17 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering Brenda Way,” reports Jennifer Henderson: Assoun was fully exonerated two years ago this week — on March 1, 2019. Although he received a […]
The Province of Nova Scotia has reached a financial settlement with Glen Assoun, the Dartmouth man who spent 17 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering Brenda Way. Assoun was fully exonerated two years ago this week — on March 1, 2019. Although he received a tiny interim compensation, the wait for a […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. Premier Iain Rankin told journalists after the first meeting of his new cabinet today that all Nova Scotians can expect to receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of June. That statement is […]
Five shots and only five shots were fired by two RCMP officers during a controversial shoot-out at the Onslow Belmont Fire Hall in the midst of a manhunt for a mass killer last April 19, according to Felix Cacchione, director of the Serious Incident Response Team. No criminal charges will be laid against the police […]