What a difference a week — or a poll — makes. On December 6, Corporate Research Associates released its quarterly snapshot of the state of play in Nova Scotia politics, and it seemed to be more of the same-old, same-old, ho-hum, nothing-to-see-here-folks, move-along news story. CRA concluded the governing Nova Scotia Liberals remained our “preferred...
News 1. The McNeil government’s deceitful, ham-fisted, and mean-spirited attack on teachers I almost felt sorry for cabinet minister Michel Samson yesterday. As with the rest of his government, events had overtaken him. He stood before a room full of reporters who were repeatedly calling him out on his contradictions and his uninformed spin. “You say […]
The McNeil government is apparently trying to find an escape from the “public fury” over its decision to close the province’s schools to students. The school closure was announced Saturday by Education Minister Karen Casey. The government also called the legislature back into session at 10am today, and said it would table legislation that will force a […]
We’re pleased to welcome newly-elected provincial NDP leader Gary Burrill to the Examineradio studios. He speaks about how his years as an ordained minister helped to inform his political platform, what the provincial Liberal government’s policies are doing to its most vulnerable citizens, and what the previous NDP regime got right — and where they missed the […]