Chris Parsons – Nova Scotia Health Coalition. Photo: Halifax Examiner
Chris Parsons – Nova Scotia Health Coalition. Photo: Halifax Examiner

The province is mulling over options to rebuild or refurbish the dilapidated Victoria General Hospital, and certainly isn’t ruling out a P3 (public-private partnership) option. This, despite the boondoggle that resulted in the province paying way more for 39 schools across Nova Scotia than it should have. We speak with Chris Parsons of the Nova Scotia Health Coalition about saner ways forward.

Also, the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union reinstates work-to-rule ahead of its February 8 strike vote, the Sipekne’katik First Nation scores a legal victory against the province, and the Shittiest Newspaper in Canada™ looks to sit down with its striking workers for the first time in months.

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  1. Apparently they don’t have a spell checker on staff at CBC First Edition because they had an interview with Nova Scotia PC Leader Jamie Ballie as he was called in the small box on the screen. CBC needs to hire well paid union employees…….in addition to the other 84 Halifax employees.