Politics

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 "serious."

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

CouncilAlderney ferry may keep Big Lift hours

A $550,000 motion squeaked through council on Wednesday

Jan 25, 2018

Photo:WM Fares Group
street level rendering of the proposed Willow Tree development presented by APL.

Halifax Council Casting shadows on Centre Plan: Development proposal raises concern

Residents continue to push back against the proposed 25-storey Halifax development

Jan 17, 2018

Auditor General Michael Pickup expressed concern for home-care fraud in his report

HealthNova Scotians at risk for home care fraud, says auditor general

Auditor general report also found 8 of 12 recommendations were not addressed

Dec 2, 2017