I’m Katie, the rabid shitposter and memelord standing in for Tim from Toronto. I just heard that Tegan and Sara are coming to Halifax in July! OMG. News 1. It is bad out there Everyone is talking about the weather… It’s a bit of a slip & slide out there this a.m., after snow/ice pellets […]
This is Katie Toth, GIF queen and gal-about-town. Follow me on Instagram and Twitter and send me your best memes. News 1. How many people of colour go to Dal? The school can’t say. A CBC investigation has found that many universities in Canada don’t collect information on students’ race, which can be a problem if schools […]
I’m Katie Toth and I’m filling in for Tim on Morning File. The weather is supposed to be bad today. News 1. Bassam Al-Rawi is missing “Where is Bassam Al-Rawi?” asks Jennifer Henderson: Ten days after the 40-year-old Halifax taxi driver was acquitted of a sexual assault charge that set off a firestorm of protest against Judge Gregory Lenehan, […]
Tim is in bed. Katie is writing Morning File. She’s a freelance reporter and she’s out of coffee so she’s sadly settling for tea. (She’s as CFA as they come, in case the tea thing wasn’t a dead giveaway.) News 1. Horrible details from night Tylor McInnis and Liam Thompson were shot The night that […]
Tim is goofing off this morning. Today’s guest writer is Katie Toth. News 1. Hospital accused of turning away Lionel Desmond insists it’s never denied care According to new reporting by Melanie Patten for CBC News, one doctor at St. Martha’s Hospital in Antigonish says it’s never denied care in its emergency rooms. Lionel Desmond’s family […]
Hello Examiner readers: Katie Toth here, curator and cultivator of the finest locally-sourced, organic, free-range news. Tim is sleeping, I’m writing Morning File, and Christmas is three days away! That means eggnog is in my coffee and I have wool socks on. News 1. Nova Scotia now responsible for refugee support Syrian refugees are coming up on the […]
As Nova Scotia tries to negotiate a new collective contract with province’s teachers, it needs to win a PR battle painting its demands as reasonable and the teachers’ as unfair. But as these power games continue, the province will have to reckon with an increasingly vocal contingent: the students themselves. Hundreds of people, many of...
This Saturday, Nova Scotia Education Minister Karen Casey announced all schools in the province would be pre-emptively closed to students for their safety. The closures are a response to a planned work-to-rule action from teachers — in other words, the teachers had promised to start working to the letter of their contract starting on Monday. That...
Hi Halifax, Katie here! Tim says he’s tired so is taking the morning off. (I secretly think he just wants to see my memes though.) News 1. Court must decide whether to approve Africville lawsuit Over 50 years ago Africville, the historic Black Nova Scotian community outside Halifax, was razed to the ground in the name of so-called “urban […]
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 […]