Politics

Legislature's new Standing Committee on Health at Province House on Jan. 15, 2019.

HealthRocky start to new provincial health committee

Nova Scotia's much anticipated standing committee on health had first meeting Tuesday

11 hours ago

A vanishing Halifax City Hall.

Vanishing City Hall

Municipal affairs journalism is in decline. What does this mean for cities?

Nov 26, 2018

Jayme Melrose presents the Common Roots Urban Farm proposal to the Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee on Thursday.

Urban Farming'Move by wheelbarrow': Common Roots suggests the Halifax Common as a new home

Regional council to decide on relocation plan for urban farm

Nov 15, 2018

Republicans and Democrats face off Tuesday in the U.S. midterm election.

PoliticsHow the U.S. midterms may affect Canadians

Three Canadian experts weigh in as Americans head to the polls

Nov 6, 2018

The Tories haven't been in government since 2006. Their 16 seats are on the right side of the chambers.

PoliticsThe race is on: Five hopefuls vie for Nova Scotia PC leadership

Two women, three men want to be the next PC leader following Jamie Baillie’s resignation

Feb 9, 2018

Deputy Minister of Community Services, Lynn Hartwell (right), speaks at the Standing Committee of Public Accounts on Wednesday.

Income AssistanceMore reforms could come to income assistance, but no earlier than 2019

Community Services to increase rates of income assistance by at least two per cent

Feb 1, 2018

Tim Houston, PC leadership candidate, says the investigation into allegations against Jamie Baillie was

PC PartyBaillie investigation was 'thoughtful process,' says Tim Houston

Independent investigation was led by a lawyer in Halifax

Feb 1, 2018

Commuter trains would use existing infrastructure and be destined for the main station on Hollis Street.

TransportationCommuter rail: Halifax Transit wants to start planning

Money would be used to hire staff and start office

Jan 26, 2018