News 1. Could cheap repurposed drugs help provide a way out of the pandemic? The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Please help us continue this coverage by subscribing. One phenomenon I was not aware of before the pandemic was people being fans of specific drugs. My attitude towards pharmaceuticals generally involves listening […]
Maureen Parker has put in a dozen years of “prep and work and lobbying and money, and sweat and tears” in an effort to get the federal government to regulate streaming services and ensure they help fund Canadian content. And now she’s worried that goal may slip away. Parker is the long-time executive director of...
It was an innocuous event, as most book launches are, but the Royal Canadian Mounted Police didn’t think so, and two officers in plain clothes showed up at Hart Hall at Mount Allison University, apparently concerned by what they read in this Halifax Examiner story and in three Facebook posts advertising the launch. It’s a […]
This article contains graphic descriptions of conspiracy theories about child abuse and torture that may not be suitable for all readers. The change in the Nova Scotian woman — I’ll call her Lidia — was dramatic and it happened suddenly. According to a member of her family, Lidia had always been left leaning and progressive […]
Today’s Morning File is going to be short, because I’m off being a bridesmaid and stuff. TOTALLY JOKING! They’ve known each other for years. 1. Shelley Fashan There was a story this week about the St. John’s Telegram using its front page to highlight the abuse women receive in online comments. That story followed upon the […]
The CIBC is positioning itself as a responsible corporate citizen. Why, just ask them. Monday, it embarked on a Twitter campaign to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The company initiated the campaign with this tweet: By the end of the day, the corporate twitter account announced success: Money for charity. What could possibly […]