The renewed push for Onivyde comes as experts predict a surge in late-stage cancer diagnoses due to a lack of cancer screening and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
Elizabeth McSheffrey is an award-winning journalist from Ottawa and a proud new resident of the Maritimes.
She joined the Global News team in Halifax in the fall of 2018 after working as an investigative reporter on Parliament Hill for the National Observer.
Elizabeth graduated from Carleton University’s journalism program with high honours in 2012. Since then, she has reported from four Canadian provinces, and seven countries in Central America and Africa. She has also worked as a media trainer for Journalists for Human Rights.
When she’s not filing access to information requests online, Elizabeth enjoys playing volleyball, finding new ways to cook with the same five ingredients and listening to musical theatre on repeat.
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The federal government laid out a plan on Wednesday to negotiate short-term moderate livelihood fishing arrangements with interested Nova Scotia First Nations. Continue reading →
Nova Scotia is home to some of the world’s first patients to receive an experimental gene therapy for treating Fabry disease and the newly-published study results are promising. Continue reading →
Nova Scotia-based health advocates are urging the federal government to implement a 2019 election promise to extend employment insurance sickness benefits. Continue reading →
The only Liberal member of Parliament from the Maritimes to support C-213 was Wayne Long, representing Saint John-Rothesay in New Brunswick. Continue reading →
An investigation reveals First Nations water operators sometimes earn less than half of what municipal operators are paid, but one group in Atlantic Canada may have the solution. Continue reading →
Since Feb. 11, the union representing Nova Scotia’s paramedics has reported at least 40 ‘Code Critical’ instances where not enough paramedics were locally available. Continue reading →
Halifax resident Kaylah Gormley has the first Sheltersuit in Atlantic Canada and plans to give it away next week to someone in need of protection from the elements. Continue reading →
In a morning interview with Global News, Savage said the Halifax Regional Municipality is continuing its rapid growth amid the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading →
Health officials report a decrease in overall wait times for mental health services, but some MLAs question how closely those numbers reflect real patient experiences. Continue reading →
The Nova Scotia gunman’s former common law partner has been added as a defendant in the lawsuit against his estate, launched by families of the 22 people he killed. Continue reading →
Legislation will come into effect next month ensuring couples can be placed together in long-term care, no matter how different their care needs are. Continue reading →
After more than 17 years as an elected official, outgoing Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil made his final post-cabinet address on Thursday. Continue reading →
Candidates in the race to replace Stephen McNeil as Nova Scotia’s premier will give a final message to delegates in a speech on Sunday evening. Continue reading →
Nova Scotia Health treated more than 6,500 patients for cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and says all services in the cancer care program are on track in 2021. Continue reading →