We are now about to enter our fourth month since that horrendous weekend of April 18-19, when 22 people were murdered in an unprecedented rampage in Nova Scotia by the madman denturist the Halifax Examiner is identifying as “GW.” From the outset we’ve known two things: 1) GW was a psychopathic, revenge-seeking maniac and 2) […]
A new study shows that since European settlement, the rich mix of deciduous and conifer trees in the temperate forest — known by settlers as “Acadian” forest — of the Maritimes, New England, and southeastern Quebec has undergone “borealization,” meaning there has been “widespread replacement of temperate tree species by boreal species,” which are common...
Imagine a crystal palace on the Halifax waterfront, an iconic emblem for the province, beside the towers at Purdy’s Wharf. Now add a seawalk, spectacular water shows, a downtown trolley and Barnacle Pete’s Wharfside Revue, complete with “buxom wenches.” This was the original vision of what Casino Nova Scotia would offer. A spectacular attraction that...
(This is the second of a 2-part series. See Part 1 here.) It was an unseasonably warm day in February when I met up with Mike Lancaster to walk part of the new Ingram Access Road — a clearcut 100 metres wide in places — which he and other conservationists say cut out part of […]
A court document obtained by the Halifax Examiner provides new information about the mass murder spree across Nova Scotia on April 18 and 19. The document is an “Information to Obtain” (ITO), which was delivered to a justice of the peace as an application for a search warrant related to the police investigation into the […]
(This is the first of a two-part series) Instead of a rich palette of fall foliage, Mike Lancaster was surrounded by muted shades of green and brown as he started on the north side of the hill up to the plateau. He felt a sense of calm being able to see beyond the tall, wide […]
The Halifax Examiner continues to learn more details about last weekend’s murder spree. We now know that the killer was on Hunter Road hours earlier than previously reported. There is evidence that the killer’s mock police cruiser was seen driving along Hunter Road at 6:29am. A resident on the road heard gunshots at about 7am. Those […]
People have a right to be angry with the RCMP for not activating Nova Scotia’s emergency alert system during last weekend’s mass murder spree, said RCMP Support Services Officer Darren Campbell at a news briefing Friday. “I can certainly understand and I empathize and I hear the families of those victims,” said Campbell in response […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. News 1. Graphed: COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, April 15, 2020 Thirty-two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. That brings the total to 549. Nine people are in hospital with four of those in ICUs. 137 people have fully recovered. Three people […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. On March 31, the Australian company St. Barbara, which last year acquired Atlantic Gold with its open pit gold mine at Moose River and a project to open three more mines along Nova Scotia’s Eastern shore, sent investors a COVID-19 update. It stated: St Barbara’s […]