Mount A. raises concerns with political discourse

October 11 2019 4:33pm A Canadian politics professor at Mount Allsion university says he’s becoming more concerned with the country’s political landscape. Callum Smith explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

MLA Karla MacFarlane tables bills to encourage province to get tough on human trafficking

In May, Nova Scotia RCMP reported the number of suspected human trafficking cases in the province was on the rise. In a move to support victims and protect future ones from the dangers of human trafficking, Progressive Conservative MLA Karla…

1 in 5 Canadians are uninsured or underinsured

October 3 2019 5:09pm Doctors in New Brunswick say people who are underinsured or uninsured are forced to choose between paying for medicine or paying for other essentials. Callum Smith has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

People in Halifax speak out about the importance of health care in upcoming federal elections

October 3 2019 5:06pm Health care will be one of the main topics on voters’ minds when they cast their ballot on Oct. 21. Jeremy Keefe reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Halifax’s political science professor speaks about the limitation of federal government to improve health care

October 3 2019 5:05pm The federal parties are promising everything from doctors to more hospitals, but in reality, the federal government is limited in what it can do to improve health care. Sarah Ritchie has more. ‘ }); } else…

PC’s introducing measures to prevent human trafficking

October 3 2019 5:03pm The Nova Scotia PC’s are introducing measures to prevent human trafficking. As Jesse Thomas reports, their efforts are supported by a woman who told a harrowing story of her daughter’s descent into the sex trade. ‘…

N.S. PCs to introduce legislation that bans vaping for people under 19

The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservatives are introducing a bill that will ban vaping for people under the age of 19. According to a party press release, the amendments to the Tobacco Access Act would “provide increased restrictions on vaping products…

West Nova PPC candidate drops name from ballot, pointing to Bernier’s ‘failed leadership’

The People’s Party of Canada (PPC) candidate for the district of West Nova has announced he will no longer run for the party, claiming Maxime Bernier’s rhetoric has become too divisive. In a social media statement Monday afternoon, Chad Hudson…

St. Stephen protests vandalism of campaign signs

September 26 2019 4:37pm After a number of campaign signs belonging to a female candidate in southwest New Brunswick were vandalized, women in the area decided to show support for all women running for office. Silas Brown has more. ‘…

Elizabeth May makes campaign stop in Fredericton

September 23 2019 4:57pm Elizabeth May was in Fredericton on Monday talking about mental health care. As Megan Yamoah reports, the Green Party leader is looking to make inroads in a region where her provincial counterparts recently made history. ‘…