The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. For a lot of shoppers, going to a farmers’ market is about more than just getting groceries. It’s a ritual. “I love this place… I love the complete package. It’s like family,” said Alex Pearson, then retail manager for the Garrison Brewery shop, when I […]
A few months ago I reviewed a film that has been circulating the province about the growing use of forest biomass as a form of so-called renewable energy. The film — Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? — reported on how the biomass industry sells itself as green by making two bogus claims: it uses […]
News 1. Jails lose crime investigation evidence “On Tuesday, I attended Dartmouth Provincial Court for the preliminary inquiry into the murder of Nadia Gonzalez,” writes El Jones: Samanda Ritch and Calvin Sparks are charged with first degree murder. But before the inquiry could start, there were two issues. The first was that Sparks’ lawyer, James Giacomantonio, […]
Hi, I’m Erica Butler, taking another kick at the Morningfile can. News 1. Whalley trial gives a glimpse into the inner workings of CBRM The Cape Breton Spectator’s Mary Campbell has published three parts of her deep dive series on the Whalley trial. On the surface, it was as billed — a constructive dismissal case […]
Oh, to have a generator and power when the lights go out. Six Halifax Port Authority officials, which based on photographic evidence, recently included HPA’S President and CEO Karen Oldfield (2015 salary $370,000), need not worry. They keep their lights on and houses warm using emergency generators provided by their employer, the Halifax Port Authority....
In Halifax schools, children learn that the city has the second largest natural harbour in the world. It’s one of those motherhood statements that people repeat as a mantra when visitors come calling or businesses look at setting up shop here. So why are we filling it in? Since 2011, the Halifax Port Authority has...
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