News 1. Search continues for missing boy Searchers in Truro are still looking for a three-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon. Dylan, who is described as having brown hair, rosy cheeks and a green left eye and blue right eye, was visiting his grandmother when he disappeared. CBC reports that Dylan’s grandfather, Norman Brown, […]
News 1. Daily COVID-19 update (sans briefing) There hasn’t been a provincial COVID-19 briefing since Friday, but the province has continued to release numbers daily. The Cape Breton Spectator’s Mary Campbell has generously given the Examiner permission to republish info from her daily COVID-19 update. Here are yesterday’s numbers, from Campbell: Numbers Total new cases: 27 […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Voter turnout CBC’s Information Morning interviewed Dal prof Jeffrey Roy about the low turnout in the Halifax election, and Roy went on to spread some misinformation: There are lots of reasons why people didn’t get out and vote this time around, according to Roy. […]
Today’s Morning File is going to be short, because I’m off being a bridesmaid and stuff. TOTALLY JOKING! They’ve known each other for years. 1. Shelley Fashan There was a story this week about the St. John’s Telegram using its front page to highlight the abuse women receive in online comments. That story followed upon the […]
This week we speak with Justin Ling, Vice Canada’s Parliamentary Reporter. In the past month he’s written a series of articles highlighting the RCMP’s ability to intercept cellphone calls and messages, and how they’re using the courts to try to continue taking advantage of this technology. Plus, the Halifax Examiner turns two this week, which means […]
Tensions were high at the beginning of last night’s public consultation over how to replace the Africville dog park, but as the meeting progressed dog owners and city staff seemed to zero in on a possible solution agreeable to all: A new, large and fenced dog park at the Mainland Common. To back up, former residents...
North end residents dreamed big about the future of St. Pat’s-Alexandra at a meeting last night, but heard they may have to compromise on their housing goals. About 70 people attended the consultation at the Halifax North Memorial Public Library to yet again speak their minds on the future of the former school site. It...