The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. An Eastern Passage father says he’s devastated that his young son with autism won’t be able to continue a critical intervention program put on hold due to COVID-19. Last August, Kyle Gracie’s son Jackson entered the Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention Program (EIBI). The five-year-old has […]
News 1. “Insufficient grounds” Susie Butlin was murdered by her neighbour Junior Duggan in September 2017. Joan Baxter details how Butlin filed a sexual assault charge against Duggan with the Bible Hill RCMP detachment, but investigating officers said there wasn’t a strong enough case against Duggan so she should instead file an application for a peace […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The CEO of Northwood says the Halifax long-term care facility is entering a recovery period. COVID-19 swept through the nursing home, infecting 345 residents and staff. Fifty-three people died. As of this past week, Northwood now has no active cases. Two dozen elderly residents who […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. When Vel Oakes goes out, she doesn’t wear a mask. She said she’s gotten “some odd looks” if she’s standing in line waiting to get into a store — and she worries that as mask-wearing becomes more normalized, that’s going to get worse. Oakes described […]
All governments are doing a wonderful job at everything, according to all governments. For a more objective assessment of performance, citizens depend on the work of the Auditor General. The “exit” report of an Auditor General — one who’s spent six years researching promises kept and promises broken by government — is of special interest....
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The arrival of COVID-19 has increased the pressure on the Department of Health, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), and the Department of Community Services to empty out long-stay patients to make room for an expected surge of hospitalizations. Two dozen new cases a day […]