News 1. Documents show horrors at Northwood during COVID outbreak Yvette d’Entremont takes a look at the Neglecting Northwood report that was published by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) on Tuesday. There were 53 COVID-19 deaths at the long-term-care facility. The 23-page report include details gathered from NSGEU staff who worked at Northwood […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Premier Stephen McNeil told a media briefing today that while he’s considering the options of re-opening to the rest of Canada, “we’re not there yet.” Two new travel-related cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province today, the first since July 15. Both cases were […]
Quick question. Does Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil believe in Section 2(d) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which is to say freedom of association, or, more precisely, the right of workers to freely organize and be meaningfully represented by the union of their choice? Next question. Let us begin from the latest...
News 1. Onslow fire hall shoot-up This item is written by Jennifer Henderson. Nova Scotia’s Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) is currently conducting an investigation to determine if criminal charges should be laid against two police officers who pulled up in front of the Onslow-Belmont fire hall at about 10:30 am on Sunday April 19. […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. After a traveller from the United States failed to self-isolate in Nova Scotia and started a COVID-19 cluster on PEI, the province of Nova Scotia is tightening rules around people travelling into the province from outside the “Atlantic bubble.” Starting today, any such traveller “must […]
News 1. Rents “A Dartmouth woman recently got a rent increase of 45% for what she believes is retaliation for making complaints about safety and maintenance issues in the building where she lives,” reports Suzanne Rent: Kimberly Rankin has lived at 6 Nivens Avenue in north end Dartmouth since January 2019. But this year, she […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. When the Atlantic bubble was announced on June 24, 11-year-old Jeevan Singh from Saint John, New Brunswick planned to be at the Nova Scotia border by midnight the day it came into effect. “He believes that we’re going to get stuck in a line up […]