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The podcast from the Halifax Examiner, an independent, adversarial news site in Halifax, Nova Scotia. News, politics and all things Haligonian.

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The podcast from the Halifax Examiner, an independent, adversarial news site in Halifax, Nova Scotia. News, politics and all things Haligonian.

    Here's everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing in Nova Scotia

    Here's everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing in Nova Scotia

    An interview with the man in charge of it, Jason LeBlanc, the director of Virology, Immunology and Molecular Microbiology at the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

    • 27 min.
    El Jones reads her poem "Stop Street Checks"

    El Jones reads her poem "Stop Street Checks"

    Saturday, young people in Halifax's Black community led a conversation at the North Library about Scot Wortley's report on street checks and the effects of street checks on them. After the conversation, there was a march from the library to the police station (and then on to Province House) demanding an end to street checks. At the police station, El Jones read her poem, "Stop Street Checks."

    • 3 min.
    Examineradio 157: unionizing the people who do the necessary jobs

    Examineradio 157: unionizing the people who do the necessary jobs

    This week we interview Darious Mirshahi, an organizer with the Service Employees International Union, about his organization’s efforts to unionize Halifax janitors, baristas, and other front line workers.   Also, we discuss the Halifax Examiner’s successful court action to unseal the search warrant that led to the arrest of a 19-year-old man in the FOIPOP security failure case.

    • 36 min.
    Examineradio 156: Emma Halpern, Imagine a society without prisons

    Examineradio 156: Emma Halpern, Imagine a society without prisons

    This week we speak with Emma Halpern, the executive director of of the Elizabeth Fry Society of  Mainland Nova Scotia. Also, we shoot the shit about sewage, inform you about the lack of information, and blow smoke about cannabis legalization.

    • 33 min.
    Examineradio 155: Adelina Iftene on Canada’s Prison Health Shame

    Examineradio 155: Adelina Iftene on Canada’s Prison Health Shame

    This week, we speak with Dal law prof Adelina Iftene about the sad state of health care in Canada's prisons. Also, privacy breaches, the convention centre, and laughing about dead people.

    • 38 min.
    Examineradio 154: Convention centre problems? Halifax, you were warned

    Examineradio 154: Convention centre problems? Halifax, you were warned

    Urban studies prof Heywood Sanders, an expert on convention centres, weighs in on ours. Plus, we talk about the “not great news” data breach of the FOIPOP web portal.

    • 34 min.

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