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Stanfield's signs deal to make protective gowns for N.S. health workers

Stanfield's signs deal to make protective gowns for N.S. health workers

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia-based undergarment manufacturer Stanfield's Ltd.
Atlantic region warned about weekend gatherings and possible viral surge

Atlantic region warned about weekend gatherings and possible viral surge

HALIFAX — Newfoundland and Labrador's health minister is warning of a looming surge in COVID-19 cases. However, John Haggie and his counterparts in New Brunswick said Tuesday they had a more pressing concern: the Easter long weekend.
Group asks governments to help house female inmates in community during pandemic

Group asks governments to help house female inmates in community during pandemic

HALIFAX — An advocacy group is urging governments to help it add housing so female inmates can leave jails before the COVID-19 pandemic hits Atlantic Canada institutions.
Chorus Aviation suspends dividends, lays off staff and cuts executive salaries

Chorus Aviation suspends dividends, lays off staff and cuts executive salaries

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc. is suspending its dividend, temporarily laying off staff and cutting executive salaries as it deals with the fallout from COVID-19.
Health officials in Atlantic region report 40 new cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Atlantic region report 40 new cases of COVID-19

HALIFAX — The four Atlantic provinces are reporting 40 new cases of COVID-19 — most of them in Nova Scotia.
Being on the East Coast a double-edged sword in COVID-19 pandemic medical battle

Being on the East Coast a double-edged sword in COVID-19 pandemic medical battle

HALIFAX — Being a small East Coast province in the pandemic is a double-edged sword: there are fewer critically ill patients, but the supply of hospital beds is limited if the worst-case scenario materializes.

Three of four Atlantic provinces say COVID-19 modelling coming next week

HALIFAX — At least three provinces in Atlantic Canada will attempt to provide COVID-19 modelling projections sometime next week, after Ontario released figures Friday that prompted a blunt warning from Nova Scotia's premier.

Nova Scotia police charge business, several people for violating COVID-19 rules

HALIFAX — Police in Nova Scotia say they have charged several people and one business for violating provincial laws meant to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. RCMP say three people were charged Wednesday and fined $697.
Atlantic health unions want answers on access to N95 respirator masks

Atlantic health unions want answers on access to N95 respirator masks

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says the province is considering a call from the province's nurses to let them decide when they should don N95 respirator masks as they treat COVID-19 patients. Dr.
Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at two Pictou County locations

Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at two Pictou County locations

NSHA Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Sunday, March 15 at Eagles Funeral Home in Westville, and the Alma Fire Hall
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