The city is planning to install speed humps on 10 streets around seven schools in Halifax and Sackville this summer, but a large portion of the municipality is left off the map. Halifax regional councillors wanted to speed up efforts to slow down traffic across the municipality during this year’s original, pre-COVID-19 budget process. They...
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. On March 17, when Nova Scotia had just had its first confirmed case of COVID-19, Halifax placed an order for 100,000 masks. Amid a global shortage, the city found a connection through a seemingly unlikely source — a lighting company based in Bedford, Nichent Energy […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Update, May 5: the worker who reported that they had tested positive had in fact tested negative. Transit management corrected the record on Tuesday, May 5. There’s been another case of COVID-19 at Halifax Transit’s bus garage in Burnside. Ken Wilson, president of the Amalgamated […]
News 1. 198 workers out of a job as Web.com closes Yarmouth location Almost 200 employees at Web.com in Yarmouth were told yesterday that their location is shutting down next year. The company offers internet services to businesses and has locations in New Glasgow and Halifax. The Yarmouth location has been operating for 18 years. […]
News 1. Coal plants and the Greens Green Party leader Elizabeth May was in Halifax yesterday, and reporter Jennifer Henderson went to ask some questions; Henderson writes: “By 2030, the Canadian grid will be de-carbonized,” May declared, “from coast to coast to coast. Our ‘Mission Possible’ platform accelerates this shift to zero carbon emissions, which […]
News 1. Blackface Writes El Jones: When the furor over Trudeau’s Blackface photos dies down, to be referred to as an “embarrassing incident” or “controversial,” Black people like Abdilahi Elmi will still be facing deportation. Muslim Canadians will still be on the no-fly list. White nationalist editorials will still be commissioned by major newspapers under […]