Resident tweets video after a racist encounter in West End Halifax

Halifax resident Tari Ajadi posted a video to his Twitter account on Tuesday showing an encounter with a man after alleged racial abuse. Ajadi, a student at Dalhousie, says he … 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

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

Approval granted for new Halifax overdose prevention site to open

A new overdose prevention site (OPS) will be opening on Monday, Aug. 17, on Brunswick Street in Halifax. The announcement came on Thursday, less than two months after the closure … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus: 2 more deaths reported at Northwood in Halifax

There are two more deaths connected to the novel coronavirus at Northwood Manor in Halifax. “On behalf of all Nova Scotians, I extend my deepest condolences to the families of … 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

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

Nova Scotia now has 73 coronavirus cases, with 1 not linked to travel or earlier cases

One of the five new cases of the novel coronavirus in Nova Scotia cannot be linked to travel or an earlier case, according to health officials. In a news release … Read More

North American Indigenous Games postponed due to pandemic

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), set to be held in Halifax in July, have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released Wednesday, the NAIG council … Read More

Coronavirus continues to upend Atlantic media outlets as SaltWire lays off 40% of staff

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Atlantic Canadian media landscape continued on Tuesday, as one of the largest newspaper chains in the region announced they’ll be laying off … Read More

Make time to take care of your mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. From stores and restaurants closing, to government recommendations self-isolate, there’s lots of confusion and anxiety over what the future holds. … Read More

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