COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 26

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COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 26

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 26/20


The school where plants fill the halls

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The school where plants fill the halls

A janitor at École du Carrefour in Dartmouth has taken Covid as an opportunity to go green—literally.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Oct 23/20


Halifax Regional Council is about to get a bit more diverse

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Halifax Regional Council is about to get a bit more diverse

Results are in and we're looking at two people of colour, at least seven women and no one named Steve.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Oct 22/20


Nigerians in Halifax call for an end to police brutality in Nigeria

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Nigerians in Halifax call for an end to police brutality in Nigeria

“People are getting killed in Nigeria like chickens and the west is not saying anything about it,” says Kunle Fakiyesi.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Oct 22/20


COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 19

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COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 19

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 19/20


Rally Sunday in Halifax in support of Indigenous fisherfolks

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Rally Sunday in Halifax in support of Indigenous fisherfolks

Organizers say they want Treaty rights and the Marshall decision to be upheld.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Oct 16/20


Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia

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Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia

The latest from Maureen Googoo at Ku'kuk'wes News.

by MAUREEN GOOGOO, Oct 14/20


COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 12

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COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 12

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 12/20


Twenty two yes/no questions with Halifax Regional Council candidates

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Twenty two yes/no questions with Halifax Regional Council candidates

Should HRM have rent control? Defund the police? Have you read the entire street check report? and more.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Oct 11/20


On the phone with infrastructure specialist David Schofield, District 15

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On the phone with infrastructure specialist David Schofield, District 15

“If your residents aren’t informed they can’t give you an informed decision.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with social justice advocate Jay Aaron Roy, District 15

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On the phone with social justice advocate Jay Aaron Roy, District 15

Whether it’s affordable transit or accessibility issues, Roy wants to make sure everyone's voice is heard.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with crisis consultant Mary Lou LeRoy, District 15

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On the phone with crisis consultant Mary Lou LeRoy, District 15

“I never give up. If anything’s happening, I’m going to see it through to the end.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with youth mentor Anthony Mrkonjic, District 15

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On the phone with youth mentor Anthony Mrkonjic, District 15

This first-time candidate says he’ll bring a new energy to city council.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with clean harbour champion Bruce Cooke, District 11

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On the phone with clean harbour champion Bruce Cooke, District 11

“I'm a big believer that one person—and I've proven it—can make a big difference and they can make changes.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with food security advocate Stephen Chafe, District 11

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On the phone with food security advocate Stephen Chafe, District 11

“We’re in a food desert. We need better food bank services out here.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with construction manager Pete Rose, District 11

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On the phone with construction manager Pete Rose, District 11

Whether it's helping rebuild the local wharf or giving blood to those in need, he’s here to help.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with community-focused Patty Cuttell, District 11

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On the phone with community-focused Patty Cuttell, District 11

“You have this development happening, but we also need to talk about community amenities.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with diversity advocate Ambroise Matwawana, District 11

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On the phone with diversity advocate Ambroise Matwawana, District 11

“A district that has diversity and inclusion has unity.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with caregiver Hannah Munday, District 11

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On the phone with caregiver Hannah Munday, District 11

“I’m never going to make a promise that I don’t think I can keep.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with political upstart Dawn Edith Penney, District 11

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On the phone with political upstart Dawn Edith Penney, District 11

“I'm going into politics to change the game, because we’ve had long enough of people playing the game.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with affordable housing advocate Lisa Mullin, District 11

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On the phone with affordable housing advocate Lisa Mullin, District 11

“I think that this district could certainly use my voice.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with Spryfield's number-one fan Kristen Hollery, District 11

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On the phone with Spryfield's number-one fan Kristen Hollery, District 11

“Because of the nature of my job, I want to help people, and I help people all the time.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with affordable housing advocate Matt Conrad, District 11

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On the phone with affordable housing advocate Matt Conrad, District 11

“If we can get housing rate downs or rent rates down: Then, to me, that's the same as putting money back in people's pockets.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with green politician Iain Taylor, District 13

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On the phone with green politician Iain Taylor, District 13

He’s running to represent people who are making minimum wage.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Oct 9/20


On the phone with residential painter Robert Holden, District 13

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On the phone with residential painter Robert Holden, District 13

“We need services out here. There’s no transit on the weekends, period!”

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Oct 9/20


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