‘I was really disappointed to hear that the political landscape is talking about what a person has done with their body rather than the actual ideas that Nova Scotians care about.’
Digital Broadcast Journalist
Alicia Draus joined the Global News team in summer of 2018. She grew up in Ontario and attended Carleton University in Ottawa where she obtained a Degree in Communications.
Alicia spent a few years working in Communications for the Federal Government but left to go back to school for Broadcast Journalism to pursue her passion of storytelling.
Alicia got her start in Journalism working for a TV station in Medicine Hat, Alberta. She then came to Halifax and spent a year working in radio before joining Global News as a Digital Broadcast Journalist.
She enjoys being out in the community, covering everything from breaking news to human interest pieces. When not reporting Alicia enjoys travelling, playing soccer, snowboarding or staying in with a good book.
This June in Halifax, the average house price sat at $436,400 — over $114,000 more than the average house price in the area last year.
Only 27 per cent of Islanders have received a second vaccine dose. In New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, it’s the second dose that matters most when deciding when to remove mask rules.
Rankin confirmed Monday he had been convicted of impaired driving in 2003 when he was 20 years old.
A new school on the Eastern Shore that’s slated to replace both Gaetz Brook Junior High and Eastern Shore District High School.
‘What tourism customers are looking for is confidence and consistency, not the confusing and cumbersome restriction that we’re currently facing in Atlantic Canada.’
The tribute was created after a survey of the grounds at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School uncovered the remains of 215 children buried in unmarked graves at the site.
The Playhouse had been undergoing renovations to upgrade the structure and make it more accessible. A month before completion, a fire broke out destroying the upper floor and roof.
In order to adhere to current public health restrictions small groups of people planned to meet up on Thursday and hold mini protests at various locations.
The Ummah Mosque in Halifax organized the event — not only as a way to show support, but to also call for an end to racism.
Nova Scotia encourages all travellers to get tested twice during their first 14 days in the province — once on their first or second day and again on day 12, 13 or 14.
While other provinces have outlined dates in their COVID reopening plans, Nova Scotia has not, raising concern among those in the tourism sector.
‘When you’re looking at students with disabilities and students on the spectrum … that transition from school to home can be very challenging.’
The province currently has 60 sites available and 44 people are using them right now to isolate.
The provincewide COVID-19 lockdown is in place until June 9 and could be extended. Even if it’s lifted, many businesses still don’t know what that will mean for them.