Since the widely publicized death of George Floyd at the hands of MPD officer Derek Chauvin (what some commentators have called a “televised lynching”), calls for police accountability and even abolition have been growing, with protestors taking to the street in cities across North America, including Halifax. These calls are beginning to be heard and […]
News 1. Here’s why the liquor stores are open The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. I’ve seen a lot of joking about the liquor stores being open when almost everything else is shut down. Boy, we sure love our liquor in Nova Scotia, eh? If you’re wondering why it’s important to […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. A Nova Scotia family doctor is applauding the province’s decision to keep Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) stores open as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we navigate our daily lives. “I am so pleased that the premier and our provincial leadership has […]
The officers involved are still on the job and Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella had little to say publicly on Monday about the violent arrest of a young Black mother at Walmart last week, citing an ongoing court case and a potential investigation. Kinsella addressed reporters after a meeting of the Halifax board of...
News 1. City keeps policing report secret The city is keeping a $200,000 consultants’ report into police services private. Councillor Lorelei Nicoll requested the report in 2018 as a way to identify service gaps and ways to save money. The report has been completed, but you can’t read it. Zane Woodford writes about the report’s […]