The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The doors to the library may be shut, but Troy Myers, librarian in chief for South Shore Public Libraries, says he’s never worked harder. “I have to say — take this as a bit of a confession — I haven’t worked this hard in my […]
A Halifax councillor’s proposal to stock all municipal facilities with free menstrual products is a step closer to reality, but she’s not happy with the way the program is being budgeted. Council’s budget committee met on Wednesday to consider operating budgets for three municipal business units — Halifax Transit, corporate and customer services, and Halifax...
News 1. “Conquered people” files to be released The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has ordered the provincial government to release the “conquered people” files. The case centres on an infamous brief written by Justice Department lawyer Alex Cameron in the Alton Gas case. Stephen Kimber recapped the story for the Examiner about six weeks […]
News 1. Abdoul Abdi hearing Yesterday, El Jones attended the emergency hearing held to determine whether the court should intervene and put a temporary stop to the government’s efforts to deport Abdoul Abdi. Jones gives an overview of the proceedings, and then notes: I was invited to go to the Black History Month celebration last […]