Matthew arrived at Emerald Hall, a locked unit at the Nova Scotia Hospital, when he was 19 years old. Now he is 31, still there, too heavily medicated, and his mother wants him out of there. Now Matthew is hinting that he is being mistreated.
After six weeks on the picket line Chronicle Herald newsroom workers are intensifying their efforts to get management back to the bargaining table.
The Department of Natural Resources does a major flip-flop on its forest certification practices in Western Nova Scotia. Not good, say environmentalists.
Much of the increase in serious hospital errors is because there aren’t enough nurses, says Joan Jessome, president of the NSGEU.
The latest kerfuffle around the NDP leadership campaign is not going away. On the contrary, the accusations seem to be escalating.
Cape Breton University is financially stable and talk of faculty layoffs is unwarranted, the president of the Faculty Association charges.
Outright government-sanctioned racism is very much part of Black Canadian history. A recently published book talks about this godawful legacy. The Nova Scotia chapters make for a grim read.
The Chronicle Herald is hiring scabs and not telling the full story. The job postings are interesting though.
“Time and again publics trust governments to ensure that companies operate with reasonable prudence. Time and again we are shocked by a new disaster caused by corporate negligence.”
An interview with Susan Dodd about her book on the Ocean Ranger disaster.
Back home the American owner of the Donkin mine is facing a mine closure, a potentially very costly dispute with shareholders, lawsuits, and a general move away from coal. No wonder its shares tumbled by 80 percent in 2015.