Three new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Thursday, April 15) — but none of the three are actually in Nova Scotia. “Since they are Nova Scotia residents, they are included in the cumulative provincial data,” explains a provincial press release. “These cases have no known close contacts in Nova Scotia.” Two […]
Last month Forest Nova Scotia, an industry group representing the most powerful shapers of forestry policy in Nova Scotia spearheaded a propaganda campaign against the Biodiversity Act. The Liberal government of Iain Rankin had introduced the Act on March 11, calling it legislation that would “preserve and protect Nova Scotia’s unique ecosystems, wild animals, plants, […]
Halifax’s Design Advisory Committee recommended in favour of a proposal for nine-storey apartment building on Young Street on Wednesday. WM Fares Architects made the application under the city’s Centre Plan on behalf of the developer, Alessandra Investments Limited, owned by Luigi and Marilisa Benigno. They want to build eight floors of residential space, including 58...
Two new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Wednesday, April 14). Both cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. One of the cases is in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone, and the other is in the Eastern Zone. One of the new cases is a woman or girl 19 or younger. The […]
Citing an increase in COVID cases in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin today imposed new restrictions on people travelling into Nova Scotia from New Brunswick. As well, he said it is likely that the creation of an Atlantic bubble, allowing travel between the Atlantic provinces without quarantine, which had been scheduled for April […]
If the Halifax Examiner inbox is anything to go by, there is no shortage of critics of Pieridae Energy and its plans to pipe natural gas into Nova Scotia, build a $10-billion liquefied natural gas plant in Goldboro on the province’s Eastern Shore, and then ship the LNG to Germany, a project the Halifax Examiner...
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. The Salvation Army in Nova Scotia says the $3.5 million it will receive to administer the new Nova Scotia COVID Relief Fund comes at a time when more people than ever are reaching out for help. On […]
Turtles, traffic, and groundwater are all provincial issues, according to municipal staff, so councillors approved a controversial mobile home park proposal in Elmsdale following a public hearing Monday night. Halifax regional council’s North West Community Council held the virtual public hearing on a proposal for a 525-unit mobile home park on Old Truro Road in...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Monday, April 12). All sevewn cases are in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone — five are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and two are close contacts of previously announced cases. The new cases are in the following age cohorts: two are aged 20-39 (one […]
They say “a rising tide raises all boats.” But the waves of the pandemic have raised public awareness of partially submerged boats which have been floating in and out of political view for decades: income inequality, the precarious economic status of women, and weak spots in our health care system, to name a few. Add […]