N.S. warns of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 15 Toronto-Halifax flight

Nova Scotia health officials are advising travellers of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight that departed Toronto for Halifax earlier this week. The province says flight … 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

4 active coronavirus cases remain in Nova Scotia as of Tuesday

Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with no new cases being identified the day before. Currently, there are four active cases of the coronavirus in the … Read More

N.S. warns of potential COVID-19 exposure on Sept. 30 flight from Toronto

Nova Scotia health officials are advising residents of a potential exposure to the coronavirus on an Air Canada flight on Sept. 30. Officials say the flight AC626 departed from Toronto … Read More

Anxiety and depression due to COVID-19 highest in Nova Scotia: survey

Nova Scotians are most likely to experience high levels of anxiety and depression since the COVID-19 pandemic began country-wide, according to a report released Friday by Mental Health Research Canada. … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Atlantic bubble limits coronavirus despite local concerns

Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately … Read More

1 new travel-related case of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia Wednesday

Nova Scotia reported one new case of coronavirus on Wednesday, after it was identified the day before. The province said the new case is in the Northern Zone and is … Read More

1 active case of COVID-19 remains in Nova Scotia as of Tuesday

Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with only one active case remaining in the province. According to Public Health, the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed … Read More

1 active case of COVID-19 remains in Nova Scotia as of Wednesday

Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with only one active case remaining in the province. According to Public Health, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 972 … Read More

Court allows Nova Scotia man to proceed with medically assisted death, wife’s stay denied

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal decided Friday to dismiss the request for a stay from a woman who tried to prevent the medically assisted death of her husband. The … Read More

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick minimum wages “well below” a livable wage: report

A report released Wednesday outlines living wage research for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and says minimum pay must be increased within two years. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives … Read More

Canada-China COVID-19 vaccine trials abandoned: National Research Council

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 27, 2020 3:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A COVID-19 vaccine-development partnership between … Read More

Students coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic bubble to receive mandatory coronavirus tests

Premier Stephen McNeil announced Thursday that post-secondary students coming to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic bubble will be required to take three COVID-19 tests during their isolation period. Anyone … Read More

HFX Wanderers FC launch initiative to support Black Lives Matter

On Monday, Halifax’s soccer club HFX Wanderers FC announced it is standing with the Black Lives Matter movement through a new partnership with a Black-owned Nova Scotia clothing company. “We … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

Provincial health officials are reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday. There are four active cases in the province. The most recently reported case is related to … Read More

Blood drive organized in honour of Nova Scotia mass shooting victims

A blood drive in honour of the victims of April’s deadly mass shooting in Nova Scotia will take place this week in Milford, just north of Halifax. Peter MacDonald, Canadian … Read More

On small Maritime campuses, a reopening that for many means a quiet room, alone

At some of Canada’s smaller universities, academic life is set to resume amid the pandemic. But for many this year, the thrill of arriving on campus will be replaced by … 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 blood collection clinics ‘overwhelmed’ by appointment calls

A Halifax man says it took him several weeks to schedule a routine blood collection appointment, now that walk-in appointments are no longer an option due COVID-19 restrictions. “I tried … Read More

Study says most Atlantic Canadians not travelling outside of home province

A study found that the majority of Atlantic Canadians have not taken advantage of the Atlantic bubble since it was announced in July, with only two in ten residents, on … Read More

Cape Breton’s Route 19 brewery closed indefinitely after customer failed to self-isolate

A brewery in Inverness, N.S., says it’s closing until further notice after a customer visited the restaurant on Sunday while failing to self-isolate after travelling to the province. The Nova … 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

N.S. health officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposure on July 12 flight from Toronto

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is advising of potential exposure to coronavirus on a West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax on July 12. The flight departed Toronto at 9:45 p.m. … Read More

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of coronavirus Friday, ending caseless streak

The streak of days with no new novel coronavirus cases in Nova Scotia has come to an end. On Friday, the province announced two new cases of the virus, both … Read More

StFX moving forward with controversial waiver, students ‘disappointed’

St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) in Antigonish, N.S., sent out a letter to its students on Thursday saying they have decided to move forward with the COVID-19 waiver, despite weeks … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 for 15th straight day

Nova Scotia’s streak of no new coronavirus cases continued on Thursday. The last confirmed case of the virus in the province was reported on July 15, 2020, meaning that the … Read More

Health officials say there are no active coronavirus cases on Prince Edward Island

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 12:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials on Prince Edward … 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

Nova Scotia identifies 1 new coronavirus case Wednesday

Nova Scotia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of active cases to two. In a statement, the province said the source of infection … Read More

P.E.I. top doc says traveller from U.S. linked to coronavirus cluster was turned away from province

Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health says the traveller from America who appears to be at the centre of the latest coronavirus cluster did not have pre-approval to … Read More

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public … 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

N.S. municipality tests viability of four-day work week after coronavirus reorganization

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 15, 2020 12:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A rural municipality in Nova … 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

No new cases of coronavirus identified as more businesses in Nova Scotia reopen Friday

Nova Scotia confirmed that there are no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, with the total number of confirmed cases remaining at 1,058. Friday also marks the day … 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

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 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

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

The New Reality: Bubble between N.B. and P.E.I. ‘best bet’ for tourism industry, travel

This is the third 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

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

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