Last August, the federal government signed a 10-year-deal with the province of Nova Scotia to cost-share a $400-million-dollar contribution towards affordable housing. The timing couldn’t be better for people trying to find a place to live in Metro Halifax. Not only is the population growing but the vacancy rate is at a historic low —...
News When writing today, I really noticed the loss of The Star Halifax. There’s not much news happening over the holidays, but certainly The Star would have been out and reporting on something. The city now has one less newsroom of reporters digging up stories. We will all notice this heading into 2020. 1. Puppy mill […]
November subscription drive It’s getting frosty out there, which means its the time of year when we at the Examiner take a stab at convincing you and yours (those who aren’t already subscribers) to support the continued existence and growth of the Halifax Examiner. From her first Morningfile back in May 2015, El Jones has […]
News 1. Steve Craig Steve Craig won the byelection for MLA in Sackville-Cobequid. (Preliminary results are above.) The district has long been solidly NDP, so a PC victory is notable, but I wouldn’t read too much into it. The NDP candidate, Lara Fawthrop, didn’t have Craig’s name recognition, and Craig is more on the “progressive” […]