News 1. Pulp Culture We’ve published Linda Pannozzo’s detailed review of how through the decades the province has oriented forest policies — and purposefully subverted science — to favour the pulp industry over the lumber industry. As a result, overcutting has resulted in smaller trees that provide less lumber, and now the sawmills are […]
In an affidavit filed with the court earlier this month, former Halifax cop Chris Mosher says that he has suffered “negative treatment at my new job” due in part to a Halifax Examiner article about his current employment with the Halifax Regional Municipality. On October 6, the Examiner published an article detailing Mosher’s firing by […]
News 1. Announcing the Examiner subscriber party, with special guest speaker Linden MacIntyre We’re in the midst of the Halifax Examiner’s subscription drive. We do this every November, and towards the end of the month we have a party to thank our subscribers. This year’s party will be on Sunday, November 25, from 4–7pm, at […]
Decisions Codey Hennigar sentencing decision reminiscent of other NCR verdicts You can read the decision in Codey Hennigar’s case online here. Hennigar was found not criminally responsible due to mental disorder (“NCR-MD”) for the deaths of his mother and grandparents. Several outlets carried the story; here’s the CBC’s article. This week also saw Vince Li...
1. Tylor McInnes and Doing Justice After the death of Tyler Richards, Tim wrote about some of the difficulties in reporting on death. I have been sitting beside people this week as their phones blew up with texts from reporters asking them if they wanted to comment on the death of Tylor McInnis, if they knew […]