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Weekly COVID deaths, cases and hospitalizations in NS (Aug 18 update)

Infographics of new infections, disease fatalities and COVID-19 patients in hospital from the pandemic’s first wave in 2020 to omicron in 2022.

By Kyle Shaw

In the beginning—Nova Scotia's first cases of COVID-19 were reported on March 15, 2020—the province was diligent about sharing pandemic information with the public. Every 24 hours the province would collect the latest information, write the numbers into a report, then actively push that report out to the public via press release...

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POWER RANKING SCALE

For their performance at each meeting, every councillor gets a score from 0-10 as evaluated using the qualitative scale below. Hint: More points is better.

10 – Councillor of the year, even compared to others nationally.

9 – Outstanding council meeting.

8 – An excellent council meeting season.

7 – A solid council meeting.

6 – Decent performances; more up than down.

5 – Decidedly average.

4 – Must do better next meeting.

3 – A poor meeting, all considered.

2 – A problem that needs resolution.

1 – Let’s not go there.

0 - Absent

Everything you need to know about Halifax Regional Council’s August 9 meeting

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