Finally, unease about the Halifax convention centre -- which will cost taxpayers nearly $400 million over the next 25 years -- has a chance to come to proper public attention.
Nova Scotia politics
Could Stephen McNeil's read-my-lips election promise to "save you $46 million per year" on your power bills become his defining no-new-taxes/no-program-cuts, dead-on-the-doorstep electoral moment?
Even if Nova Scotia's new essential services law offered a reasonable route to a contract, there is a still larger issue this legislation doesn't even mention.
Here we are again. Another government, another nurses' crisis. First, let's understand this: labour relations are just the tip of the iceberg. It's another spasm in the stress of our health system.
The threat of a strike is one of the only ways workers have of voicing that something's wrong with a system running all over them. And now the government wants to take that away that voice.
This week, the Nova Scotia government is in the process of passing essential services legislation, Bill 37, that would restrict the right of all health-care workers from striking.
Several Mi'kmaq women shut down a Maritimes Energy Association briefing in Nova Scotia to protest the Energy East tar sands pipeline and increased fracking pushes in Atlantic Canada.
As we approach the release of the Nova Scotia provincial budget on April 3, Nova Scotians deserve to understand the range of choices facing our government. Will it be a budget for the 99%?
A rejoinder to the negative discourse about Nova Scotia from pundits in certain sectors of the province.
Last week, Emera -- the parent company of Nova Scotia Power, the once-over-lightly regulated, essentially-a-monopoly utility -- announced its annual orgy of buck-passing to its top executives.