Jump to sections in this article: Overview Demographics Testing Vaccination Schools Potential exposure advisories A record high 175 new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Wednesday, May 5). Of the new cases, 149 are in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone, 13 are in the Eastern Zone, nine are in the Northern Zone, […]
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The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. With Nova Scotia in lockdown and their work deemed essential, early childhood educators are fearing for their safety and demanding the province implement additional measures to help keep them safe. “I feel vulnerable, I feel disappointed, and […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health says the province will soon begin vaccinating prisoners as a group of advocates calls on the government to depopulate the facilities. In a news release on Monday, the East Coast Prison […]
Former Halifax regional councillor Lorelei Nicoll wants to make the jump to provincial politics. Nicoll announced Monday morning that she’s seeking the Liberal nomination for the new Cole Harbour-Dartmouth riding. Nicoll was the councillor for the same area for three terms, from 2008 to 2020. She announced last July she wouldn’t reoffer in October’s municipal […]
Some days you read something, and you just have to shake your head in wonder and disbelief. Some days you just wish you could shake their heads. Consider the recent goings-on — and not going on — at the Lionel Desmond fatality inquiry. Last week, the inquiry, which is looking into the 2017 triple-murder-suicide in...
The provincial government is expanding the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area, fixing a public access issue and protect an ecologically sensitive area. It’s one of 61 wilderness areas, nature reserves and provincial parks on a new list for protection, announced in a news release on Thursday. “The Rankin government intends to designate 61 more...
Last month Forest Nova Scotia, an industry group representing the most powerful shapers of forestry policy in this province, spearheaded a propaganda campaign against the Biodiversity Act, which the Liberal government of Iain Rankin had introduced on March 11, calling it legislation that would “preserve and protect Nova Scotia’s unique ecosystems, wild animals, plants, lakes...
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, […]
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 […]