Nova Scotia choir students release music video after not being able to sing amid the pandemic

A group of Nova Scotia high school music students has produced a music video expressing how they feel about not being unable to take part in group singing due to … Read More

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

‘We are starting to see community spread’: Officials issue stern warning to Nova Scotians

The province’s top doctor issued a stern warning to Nova Scotia on Tuesday confirming for the first time that the province is starting “to see community spread.” “This is very … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 6 new coronavirus cases, new emerging cluster

Nova Scotia is reporting six new novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, while also reporting news of a new emerging cluster in the province. The six new cases are all located … 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

Survey finds majority of Canadians were confident they could self-isolate, distance for six months

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, 80 per cent of Canadians felt they could weather the storm — self-isolating or physically distancing themselves for six months or more … 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

Resource sector workers call on Nova Scotia to follow N.B.’s lead on coronavirus self-isolation

Matthew Lake, a lifelong Nova Scotian who works shifts in Alberta’s oilpatch, says the most exciting thing he’s done since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is take his trash … 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

‘We’re not there yet’: Atlantic bubble to stay closed as premiers disagree on popping date

Nova Scotia’s tourism season is half-over, but Premier Stephen McNeil says now is not the time to pop the Atlantic bubble and allow Canadians from other provinces to enter the region … 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

Research underway in N.S., N.B. to develop new coronavirus-killing package coating

Researchers in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are collaborating on a way to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus on the surfaces of items we touch in our daily … 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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia still identifying cases of community spread, Strang confirms

Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health confirmed Tuesday that on two consecutive weekends there has been a single coronavirus case link to spread within the community. “Even though our … Read More

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 1 new death, 1 new case on Tuesday

There have now been 62 deaths connected to the novel coronavirus in Nova Scotia after a woman in her 70s recently died from the disease. In a news release Tuesday, … 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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia identifies 1 new case, no deaths for 3rd day in a row

For the third day in a row, just one new case of the novel coronavirus and no new deaths have been identified in Nova Scotia. There are now a total … 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

The New Reality: N.S. food producers reaching new customers, but will interest wane after COVID-19?

This is the fourth 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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 1 new case, 1 death for 2nd day in a row

For the second day straight, Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus and one new death. In a news release Wednesday, the province said the death … Read More

Nova Scotia hospitals to resume day, short-stay surgeries as coronavirus case numbers dwindle

As the number of active cases of the novel coronavirus continues to drop in Nova Scotia, the IWK Health Centre and Nova Scotia Health Authority will resume day and short-stay … Read More

Northwood records 50th death connected to coronavirus

There have now been 50 deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax. The Nova Scotia government announced an additional death at Northwood on Tuesday, bringing the … 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

Northwood sees another increase in active coronavirus cases among staff

Northwood Manor in Halifax has seen a significant reduction in active cases of the novel coronavirus among residents, but another increase in active staff cases. In a news release Thursday, … Read More

Coronavirus: 3 more deaths reported at Northwood, 4 new cases across province

Nova Scotia is reporting three more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax and an additional four new cases across the province. There have now been … Read More

Coronavirus: 3 more deaths, 4 new cases reported at Northwood

Nova Scotia is reporting three more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax and an additional four new cases at the facility. There have now been … Read More

Coronavirus: 1 new case identified in Nova Scotia for 2nd day in a row

Just one new case of the novel coronavirus has been identified in Nova Scotia for the second day straight. According to the provincial government, no new deaths connected to the … Read More

‘We are in a long-term situation’: Strang urges caution despite decline in coronavirus cases

Despite a recent stretch of single-digit daily increases in coronavirus cases, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health says it will still be a while until things are back to … Read More

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports additional death at Northwood, just 1 more case across province

Nova Scotia is reporting one more death connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax and only one new case across the province. There have now been a … Read More

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports additional death at Northwood, 1 more case across province

Nova Scotia is reporting one more death connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax and only one new case across the province. There have now been a … Read More

Maritime drag performers go virtual to share and connect during COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus pandemic makes its way through the Maritimes, members of the queer community are coming up with creative ways to stay connected, share their talents and ensure … Read More

Coronavirus: New research underway to screen for stress, burnout in Nova Scotia health-care workers

As the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeps Nova Scotia, a team of researchers is developing a screening tool to identify burnout in health-care workers tackling the crisis on the front lines. … 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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 2 more deaths at Northwood, just 1 new case across province

Nova Scotia is reporting two more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax and just one new case across the province. “All Nova Scotians continue to … 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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 3 more deaths at Northwood, 6 new cases

Nova Scotia has reported three more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax, bringing the facility’s death toll to 35 and the province’s to 41. “Today, … 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

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