Dartmouth vape shop co-owner seeks injunction against Nova Scotia’s vaping restrictions

The co-owner of a vape shop in Dartmouth is seeking an injunction against Nova Scotia’s newest restrictions on vaping, arguing they unfairly burden adults who are trying to kick a … Read More

Union leaders, advocates urge N.S. government to require minimum care hours in nursing homes

Union leaders and advocates for Nova Scotia’s long-term care sector are urging the provincial government to implement minimum daily care hours for residents in their facilities. Research suggests a minimum … Read More

Some tourism stakeholders concerned by N.B. premier’s comments on vaccines, travel restrictions

Tourism stakeholders in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are concerned by the New Brunswick premier’s suggestion that at least 70 per cent of residents in the Maritime province should be … Read More

Halifax woman calls for blood donors after losing her husband last Christmas

Gretchen Phinney holds back tears as she speaks about her husband Bruce, who died of blood cancer on Christmas Day last year. “He was very quietly a very charitable person, … 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

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

Nearly every single Halifax-area public school has too much lead in its drinking water

Nearly every single public school in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education has too much lead in its drinking water, according to data released by the provincial government this week. … 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

‘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

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

Historic framework signed for First Nations-led Atlantic water authority

Indigenous leaders in Atlantic Canada are guaranteeing clean drinking water for their communities through a historic new framework that will allow them to manage their own water services. On Tuesday, … 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

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

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia announces 20 new cases, additional death at Northwood

There has been another death connected to COVID-19 at Northwood Manor in Halifax, bringing the total number of deaths at the facility to 22 and the provincial total to 28. … Read More

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 3 more deaths at Northwood as provincial total rises to 27

Nova Scotia has reported three more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor, bringing the total number of deaths at the facility to 21 and the provincial total … Read More

Nova Scotia surpasses 400 coronavirus cases as another 34 identified

Nova Scotia has seen yet another one-day record spike in cases of the novel coronavirus, as 34 more were identified on Thursday. Of the 34 new cases, 30 were identified … Read More

New Brunswick directing women to receive abortions at hospitals dealing with COVID-19

In the midst of a global pandemic, women in New Brunswick are being instructed to access abortion services at the same hospitals used to treat those who are ill from … Read More

2nd death connected to coronavirus identified in Nova Scotia

There has been a second death connected to the novel coronavirus in Nova Scotia, according to the provincial government. The government says on its website that a woman in her … Read More

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