Premier Stephen McNeil’s cabinet met Thursday and took questions from reporters afterward. Here’s what they talked about: Masks mandatory as of today Health Minister Randy Delorey was asked how his department intends to enforce a new policy requiring most adults and children over age 2 to wear a non-medical mask when they are inside public […]
News 1. The Climate Emergency We’ve taken the first two parts of Linda Pannozzo’s four-part “The Climate Emergency” series out from behind the paywall. Here’s “Part 1: Why it’s time to ditch the language of economic growth.” And here’s Part 2: Why growth, even if it is green, is not enough.” 2. New traffic act delayed […]
So it’s finally, Thanksgiving-ly, over. For now. We hope. But don’t hold your breath. And do hold on to your wallet. Tightly. “There will not be any commercial crossings in 2019,” Mark MacDonald, the CEO of Bay Ferries, emailed a CBC reporter Friday in response to his question about whether the Yarmouth-Bar Harbor ferry would...
News 1. Politicians respond, sort of, to Greg Hiles’ death This item is written by Jennifer Henderson. Premier McNeil, Health Minister Randy Delorey, and Justice Minister Mark Furey all read from the same script after Thursday’s meeting of Cabinet ministers in charge of the province. There will be no consideration given to any sort of […]