Trail use has increased during the coronavirus pandemic

Kathleen Doane and Susan Vaslet have been making it a priority to get outside and go for walks as often as possible throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “For our sanity, for … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 16 new coronavirus cases, 1 recovery Wednesday

Nova Scotia has reported 16 new cases of novel coronavirus on Wednesday. All are located in the province’s central zone. The new figures — which were released late on Wednesday … Read More

Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

HALIFAX – People in Halifax are bracing for a series of tougher restrictions as the city deals with a rise in COVID-19 infections. Effective Thursday and for the next two … Read More

Public health officials encourage Nova Scotians to download COVID Alert app, use it properly

The federal government’s COVID Alert app has been available in Nova Scotia for more than a month, and according to the province’s public health authority, it has been used successfully … Read More

Premier Stephen McNeil prorogues N.S. legislature despite complaints

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 13, 2020 12:42 pm     Updated November 13, 2020 12:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

N.B. reports no new coronavirus cases, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday and four additional recoveries from the virus. That means there are now 17 active cases of COVID-19 … Read More

Nova Scotia adopts COVID ALERT app

Nova Scotia has officially adopted Health Canada’s COVID ALERT app, which notifies residents when they may have been near an individual who tested positive for coronavirus. “As we learn to live … Read More

Nova Scotia eases self-isolation restrictions for out-of-province workers during pandemic

After months of mounting frustration among Nova Scotia’s rotational workers, the provincial government has eased some of the self-isolation restrictions in place when they return from shifts outside the province. … Read More

Nova Scotia reports one new case of coronavirus, breaking 11-day streak

Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday. It is the only active case in the province and it is in the Northern Zone. It … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Nova Scotia is reporting no new COVID-19 cases in the province on Tuesday There remain no active cases in the province. Read more: Coronavirus took their lives. Here’s how their … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases, 1,003 people now recovered

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of the coronavirus on Monday and that there remains only a single active case in the province. That means 1,003 people are … Read More

No new cases of coronavirus in Nova Scotia on Thursday

Nova Scotia says there are no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and that there remain only two active cases in the province. The latest confirmed case of the virus … Read More

Canadian officials urged to collect race-based health data during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian public health officials have been gathering information on those who have become infected — their age, gender and where they live. But there are growing … Read More

The New Reality: Online sales boom for businesses that went digital during COVID-19

This is the 16th in a series of stories looking at the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maritimes. You can find the full series here. … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 Monday

Monday marks 20 days without a single new case of the novel coronavirus in Nova Scotia. The province said the last new case was identified on June 9. The QEII Health Sciences … Read More

Nova Scotia extends state of emergency, reports no new coronavirus cases Friday

Nova Scotia will extend its state of emergency and has recorded no new cases of COVID-19, the province announced on Friday. That means there remain 1,061 total cases of the … Read More

Nova Scotia’s bars, restaurants and barber shops to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

It will be a “new normal” at bars and restaurants across Nova Scotia as they reopen after being closed for nearly three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the … Read More

Nova Scotia to allow 10-person gatherings as no new coronavirus cases announced Friday

Nova Scotia is expanding its limits on gatherings under its coronavirus restrictions to 10 or more people, Premier Stephen McNeil announced on Friday. “Nova Scotians have done the hard work … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of coronavirus for first time since March

Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, the first time it has done that since March. The news comes as Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 1 new case of COVID-19 as active cases continue to shrink

Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province’s number of active cases continues to shrink. The single case brings the total number of cases … Read More

Bad lie: cross-border golf course unplayable for Canadian members

Border restrictions related to COVID-19 are proving a hazard for Canadian members of a golf course along the Canada-U.S. boundary. The Aroostook Valley Country Club, built during the Prohibition era … Read More

Nova Scotia modifies coronavirus testing criteria as province remains at 29 active cases

Starting Friday, Nova Scotia has expanded the symptoms it is asking residents to monitor for as signs of COVID-19. The decision was made to bring the province in-line with others … Read More

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Nova Scotia, 1 more death at Northwood reported

Nova Scotia’s number of active coronavirus cases continues to decrease even as the province reported one additional COVID-19 death on Thursday. The death, which occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, … Read More

N.S. pilot flying artistic patterns in response to provincial tragedies, coronavirus

As Nova Scotians continue to grieve after what has been a traumatic two months, one man is attempting to inspire those in the province who may need a hand. Dimitri … Read More

Nova Scotia clarifies bubble policy as 3 new coronavirus cases reported

Nova Scotia says it has detected three new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 1,037. There have been no new deaths, … Read More

Nova Scotia sees 21 COVID-19 patients recover as Northwood reports 1 death

Nova Scotia announced on Saturday that 21 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 recovered from the disease even as Halifax’s Northwood Manor saw an additional person die. The province has now experienced … Read More

VIA Rail cancels some routes until at least November as COVID-19 crisis continues

VIA Rail is cancelling a number of its routes until at least November as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The affected routes include the company’s Canada service, which travels … Read More

Free mental heath supports set up for Nova Scotians struggling with multiple tragedies

Maritimers are known for their resiliency, but 2020 has been a tough year and it’s testing the regions’ strength. “It’s been a devastating time for people,” said Dean Perry, a … Read More

Nova Scotia extends coronavirus state of emergency until May 17 as deaths climb to 29

Nova Scotia reported a single new COVID-19-related death on Friday. The death occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, which as a result of an outbreak at the facility has recorded … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 12 new cases of coronavirus Thursday

Nova Scotia has reported 12 new cases of the coronavirus in the province on Thursday. The cases, all of which were identified from testing conducted on Wednesday, bring the total … Read More

Nova Scotia announces 4 more deaths as a result of coronavirus outbreak

Nova Scotia has announced four additional deaths in the province as a result of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Health officials say three of the deaths occurred … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 3 deaths at Northwood Manor in Halifax due to COVID-19

Nova Scotia has recorded three more deaths as a result of COVID-19. That now means seven people have died in the province as a result of the disease. All three … Read More

2 employees at long-term care homes test positive for COVID-19, N.S. reaches triple digits

Nova Scotia has seen its largest jump in cases of COVID-19 in a single day as the number of cases reached triple digits. On Saturday, the provincial government announced it … Read More

COVID-19 and Northern Pulp closure a ‘perfect storm’ for province’s forestry sector

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 28, 2020 1:59 pm Updated March 28, 2020 2:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Nova Scotia construction industry grapples with invisible threat of COVID-19

With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing daily in Nova Scotia, the province’s construction industry is adapting its practices to prevent the spread of the disease on job sites. Workers … Read More

Nova Scotia’s construction industry grapples with invisible threat of COVID-19

With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing daily in Nova Scotia, the province’s construction industry is adapting its practices to prevent the spread of the disease on job sites. Workers … Read More

Maritimers stranded in Guatemala riding emotional ‘rollercoaster’ of COVID-19

Two Maritimers and one Albertan stranded in Guatemala are calling on the Trudeau government to end their emotional “roller coaster” and bring them home. Indigo Christ of Halifax, Laura Robinson … Read More

Total coronavirus cases in Nova Scotia reaches 15

Nova Scotia has identified one new case of the novel coronavirus in the province, bringing the total number of cases as of Friday to 15. Premier Stephen McNeil, Business Minister … Read More

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