Stories by Elizabeth Foster

Elizabeth Foster

Elizabeth Foster is a fourth-year journalism student from Maine. She also works as the Arts and Lifestyle editor of the Dalhousie Gazette and enjoys writing about art, music, books, and theatre.

The province reported six deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, the most in one day in almost two years.

COVID-19 update: One death, 10 hospital admissions, more outbreaks

Province reports 620 new cases on Friday

Jan 28, 2022

NDP MLA Claudia Chender called Nova Scotia Power's application for a 10 per cent rate hike 'shocking.'

NDP slams Nova Scotia Power’s bid for 10 per cent rate hike

'People in our province cannot afford this,' says Chender

Jan 28, 2022

A sign in the Halifax Professional Centre reminds people to maintain social distance to help curb the spread of COVID-19, next to a hand sanitizing station.

COVID-19 Update: One death, 11 hospitalizations, two long-term care outbreaks

Ninety-three Nova Scotians now in hospital with COVID-19; 15 in ICU

Jan 27, 2022

The entrance to the Halifax Infirmary emergency department is seen on Jan. 22. Nova Scotia reported five deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday.

COVID-19 update: 5 more deaths, two new outbreaks at long-term care facilities

Tuesday marks second straight day that five deaths have been reported

Jan 25, 2022

 Is it enough? Justice Workers Nova Scotia calls for a living wage in Nova Scotia – higher than $15/hour.

Minimum wage activist group changes name, focus

Justice for Workers Nova Scotia says $15 no longer feasible living wage in Nova Scotia

Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Robert Strang and Premier Tim Houston at a COVID-19 update on Jan. 19.

COVID-19 Update: Five deaths, 15 hospital admissions, 362 new cases

One new outbreak reported in Halifax long-term care facility

Jan 24, 2022

Cranes lift a bridge section into place over the Nine Mile River on Highway 102 in East Hants.

Province announces five-year, $500-million highway plan

Officials say plan is one of the largest infrastructure investments in provincial history

Jan 18, 2022

COVID rapid tests and masks lay out on a table. Three more people were reported Friday in Nova Scotia's intensive care units with COVID-19, bringing the current number to ten.

Four COVID-19 outbreaks reported in long-term care facilities in Nova Scotia

891 new cases reported with three more in the ICU

Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Robert Strang and Premier Tim Houston address the province with updates regarding the latest wave of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 on Jan. 12.

Nova Scotia schools to reopen on Monday, Houston reinforces message on testing

Strang urges Nova Scotians to 'please step up, take this seriously, do your part'

Jan 12, 2022

A construction worker drags yellow tape across the Dartmouth property that once belonged to Gabriel Wortman, as demolition was underway.

Demolition of downtown Dartmouth building welcomed as part of 'healing process'

Portland Street property housed denture business of killer in Portapique shootings

Jan 10, 2022