It’s been a full week since the Liberal caucus revolt Stephen McNeil insists never happened; since Education Minister Karen Casey’s 180-degree, we-must-close-all-the-schools-right-now-to-protect-student-safety/no-we-will-reopen-all-the-schools-tomorrow-to-protect-our-government’s future; since the government called its special session of the House of Assembly to pass legislation to impose a rejected contract on the province’s 9,300 teachers, then sent the MLAs home with nothing...
The very suggestion the Nova Scotia government would cherry-pick new school building projects from the bottom of the priority pile simply because said schools would be built in constituencies held by Education Minister Karen Casey and Premier Stephen McNeil, is — cue the harrumphs — “a ridiculous comment to make.” So says the minister herself....
Hi Halifax, Katie here! Tim says he’s tired so is taking the morning off. (I secretly think he just wants to see my memes though.) News 1. Court must decide whether to approve Africville lawsuit Over 50 years ago Africville, the historic Black Nova Scotian community outside Halifax, was razed to the ground in the name of so-called “urban […]
November Subscription Drive Jane Gagle-Bennett writes: The Halifax Examiner is independent journalism at its best, and when people ask me why I subscribe — you live in Portland, Indiana, and you subscribe to The Halifax Examiner??? That’s in Nova Scotia! In Canada! — I tell them that I’ve learned to look at my town, county, state, country […]
November Subscription Drive Several readers have pointed me to Dan Rather’s recent Facebook post. Although written in response to the American election results, the same issues hold in Canada: A lot of you have asked me on this page, what can you do in the wake of this election. It’s a question that seems to […]
News 1. Max’s Folly: Examineradio, episode #85 Bill Turpin is a lifelong journalist with stops at the Montreal Gazette and the Halifax Daily News. He’s just released his debut novel, Max’s Folly, a love letter to the craft of journalism. (direct download) (RSS feed) (Subscribe via iTunes) 2. I TOLD YOU SO “Nearly all Halloween candy […]
You can now link to any part of a Morning File post by simply scrolling past the headline or sub-headline you’re interested in, then copying the URL from your browser and posting it on Facebook or Twitter (or anywhere else) to share. News 1. Teachers vote to strike “Teachers in Nova Scotia could be on […]
Good news! You can now link to any part of a Morning File post by simply scrolling past the headline or sub-headline you’re interested in, then copying the URL from your browser and posting it on Facebook or Twitter (or anywhere else) to share. Or, to put it a different way, you can now link to […]