The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. As traffic ramps up after months of pandemic-related isolation that has kept many off the roads, drivers are urged to be aware of the increased risk for wildlife collisions. “Because it’s been quieter, the species are very quickly adapted to behaving differently…(They) get out on […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. As a mother to three girls under the age of eight, Elizabeth Guitard’s life was busy before the pandemic hit. But things have ramped up considerably in the days since the province’s state of emergency was declared on March 22. Guitard is now pulling 12 […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. What do you miss most about pre-pandemic life? What worries you? How do you feel about the reopening? Has the pandemic provided any silver linings? These are just some of the questions being asked by St. Francis Xavier University psychology professor Karen Blair as part […]
A group of community organizations opposed to open-net finfish farms in Nova Scotia have pooled their resources and formed a new organization they say will amplify their voice. In a media release Monday, the newly created Healthy Bays Network (HBN) said Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture regulations have been written for industry, and the voices...
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. A Dalhousie University professor says efforts to stamp out COVID-19 are contributing to a mental health pandemic, and publicly accessible data is required to better understand the toll the virus is taking beyond those who test positive. Last week, clinical psychologist and psychology professor Simon […]
As dry conditions continue to fuel forest fires in different parts of Nova Scotia, provincial officials are reminding people about the importance of adhering to provincial and municipal fire restrictions. Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin and Acting Manager of Forest Protection Jim Rudderham outlined the status of three active forest fires in the province...
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Granting immunity passports to people who’ve been infected with and recovered from COVID-19 is a bad idea on so many levels “that it’s hard to know where to begin.” That’s the message outlined in an article published Thursday in the journal Nature. Co-authored by Dalhousie […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Our province can’t return to what used to constitute normal when we finally come out of the chaos caused by COVID-19. That’s one of the takeaways of a new report released Thursday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS). In the report titled […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. A Nova Scotia family doctor says we need to have uncomfortable but important conversations around harm reduction initiatives that support homeless populations, especially those in quarantine. “Safe supply and this notion of safe supply is still a fairly nuanced practice. There’s a lot of debate, […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. As Canadians grapple with the many challenges wrought by the current pandemic, they are also concerned by the amount of food being wasted on farms. Up to 50 million litres of milk were thrown away in Canada in recent weeks. More than two million eggs […]