The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Let’s play a game of This was Then. Let’s start with when then was February 2020, which — as the crow flies and the pandemic super-spread itself into every nook and crevice of our working, waking, walking, living lives — seems like at least a […]
News 1. The latest “The Nova Scotia government has extended the State of Emergency until April 19 to try and contain the spread of COVID-19,” reports Jennifer Henderson, who sat in on yesterday’s briefing for me: Premier Stephen McNeil announced two new programs: one, to help workers and self-employed people who have lost their jobs […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Small businesses are big business in Nova Scotia. First, there’s plenty of them. According to Statistics Canada’s Canadian Business Counts, in December 2019 there were 31,524 businesses with between one and 99 employees in Nova Scotia. Second, they employ a pretty big chunk of the […]
What should you think when you suddenly find yourself squarely in the firing-squad crosshairs of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, the Canadian Medical Association, Doctors Nova Scotia, the Canadian Bar Association, the business-boosting press, retailers, restaurateurs, tax planners, even ad hockeries like the newly minted Nova Scotia Coalition for...