Stories by Alexander Johnson

Alexander Johnson
Restaurants, bars, and fitness and leisure facilities are closed for two weeks under the latest public health order.

Nova Scotia announces grants for businesses shut down again

Restaurants, bars, gyms in Halifax and Hants County could be eligible for grants up to $5,000

Nov 27, 2020

Dr. Tim Holland shows Minister of Health and Wellness the practitioner room at the clinic in 2015.

Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine announces retirement

The five-term MLA will not re-offer in the next provincial election

Nov 26, 2020

People gather at Raymond Taavel Park in Halifax to honour transgender lives lost because of transphobia.

Solemn vigil marks another year of transgender lives lost

Nov. 20 is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

Nov 22, 2020

Hands grab at a private letter in this photo illustration.

Keeping track of who’s tracking you

Journalists are working the privacy beat

Nov 16, 2020

Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says students studying outside of the Atlantic bubble should not travel home for the holidays.

Students should not come home for holidays: Strang

As COVID-19 cases climb, the province urges people to avoid non-essential travel

Nov 14, 2020

Clearwater Seafoods holds fishing licenses in Nova Scotia's offshore lobster fishery and is also a major buyer of lobster caught in the inshore fishery.

Mi'kmaw coalition, Premium Brands buy seafood giant Clearwater

Mi'kmaw partnership will own all of Clearwater's Canadian fishing licences

Nov 11, 2020

Federal ElectionMeet the candidates: Halifax West

As voting day approaches, the Signal has profiled the candidates in three Halifax-area ridings.

Oct 19, 2019