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NS COVID-19 Briefing for 13 November 2020

NS COVID-19 Briefing for 13 November 2020

November 13, 2020 at 4:05 pm

Briefing Today’s COVID briefing was as much about Premier Stephen McNeil’s decision to call the house into session for one day — December 18 — in order to prorogue until February 2021, but I will deal with the disease first before returning to the politics. Nova Scotia announced two newRead More

Nova Scotia COVID-19 Update for 9 November 2020

Nova Scotia COVID-19 Update for 9 November 2020

November 9, 2020 at 7:15 pm

Briefing Premier Stephen McNeil announced that since the last update on November 3, the province has identified 15 new cases of COVID-19, including the one announced today. The province has 16 active cases, and McNeil said they are “very concerned” about the number creeping up and the potential exposure thatRead More

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, NS COVID-19 Update, 6 July 2020.

NS COVID-19 for 6 July 2020

July 6, 2020 at 6:06 pm

Daily briefing I hadn’t expected to do a COVID-19 report today, but there was a surprise briefing with Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang (sporting what I believe was a Bugs Bunny tie), so I thought I’d catch you up. This will not be lengthy, because the point ofRead More

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, COVID-19 Update, 9 April 2020

NS COVID-19 Update 9 April 2020

April 9, 2020 at 4:38 pm

Daily briefing Dr. Robert Strang announced a second COVID-19-related death in Nova Scotia, that of a woman in her ’90s with underlying medical conditions at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. In response to a reporter’s question, Strang said there was no known connection between this death and an earlier COVID-19Read More

Emery Barnes Park Playground, Vancouver, during coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by GoToVan from Vancouver, Canada / CC BY SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Preliminary Thoughts on a Pandemic

March 25, 2020 at 1:21 pm

There’s a passage in Emily St. John Mandel’s wonderful (and surprisingly not too depressing) book, Station Eleven, about the world before, during, and after a pandemic which I want to quote at length because it captures better than anything else I know how I am feeling right now. It goesRead More