Nova Scotia

P.E.I. health officials recommend voluntary use of face masks indoors

P.E.I. health officials recommend voluntary use of face masks indoors

Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health is strongly urging people to wear non-medical face masks indoors but so far isn’t recommending they be mandatory. Dr. Heather Morrison said today face masks should be worn in any indoor setting where people cannot maintain a physical distance of two metres …

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1 new coronavirus case identified in Nova Scotia, total active cases at 4 – Halifax

1 new coronavirus case identified in Nova Scotia, total active cases at 4 - Halifax

Nova Scotia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Monday, stating that currently there are four active cases in the province. According to the government, the new case is related to travel outside Canada. The individual does not reside in Nova Scotia but was passing through from the United …

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P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public health officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, has stressed that the five new cases are not seasonal residents of P.E.I. and all …

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Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases for 2 days in a row – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases for 2 days in a row - Halifax

For the second day in a row, Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus. READ MORE: N.S. premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates There are currently three active cases in Nova Scotia. The last new case was identified …

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Service businesses in Halifax are increasing prices to offset high cleaning costs – Halifax

Service businesses in Halifax are increasing prices to offset high cleaning costs - Halifax

Most businesses in Nova Scotia are adjusting to the “new normal” after reopening in early June, but it might take consumers some time to adjust as well. Reopening regulations called for an increase in cleaning and sanitation, purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and workplace safety equipment. Along with reduced capacities …

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N.S. premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates – Halifax

N.S. premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates - Halifax

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 3, 2020 1:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ With an increasing number of Nova Scotians complaining on social media about seeing cars with American plates entering the …

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Nova Scotia to hold coronavirus press briefing Friday – Halifax

Nova Scotia to hold coronavirus press briefing Friday - Halifax

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and chief public health officer Dr. Robert Strang will be holding a coronavirus press briefing on Friday. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. AT and will be streamed on our website. The briefing comes as travel restrictions are lifted between the Atlantic …

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Atlantic bubble beer launched as coronavirus border restrictions ease

Atlantic bubble beer launched as coronavirus border restrictions ease

Atlantic Canadians are gearing up for the regional travel bubble as COVID-19 restrictions in the region change. And visitors to New Brunswick can celebrate in a very Maritime way. Starting July 3, people in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland and Labrador can travel through the region without having …

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Several Nova Scotia museums reopen for Canada Day – Halifax

Several Nova Scotia museums reopen for Canada Day - Halifax

A number of Nova Scotia museums have reopened just in time for Canada Day. However, it won’t be business as usual for visitors, with new safety measures in place to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. READ MORE: Halifax to participate in national virtual Canada Day celebration As of …

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Rally outside Nova Scotia legislature calls for extension to coronavirus eviction ban – Halifax

Rally outside Nova Scotia legislature calls for extension to coronavirus eviction ban - Halifax

Protesters gathered outside the Nova Scotia legislature to fight back against a potential wave of coronavirus-related evictions that could come as the moratorium on evictions is set to expire at 12 a.m. Wednesday. Members of ACORN Nova Scotia, an advocacy group for individuals of low to medium income, organized the …

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