Nova Scotia’s top COVID-19 critical care doctor says the hospital system is on the brink of being overwhelmed.
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Jesse Thomas is a digital broadcast journalist with Global News Halifax and general assignment reporter.
Born and raised in Peterborough, Jesse attended St. Peter’s High School before studying at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, where he earned a BA in communication studies.
He then attended Humber College receiving a graduate diploma in print journalism.
While there he also served as the editor of the Humber Et Cetera student newspaper and editor of the OCAA Sweat Magazine.
Jesse began his journalism career at Peterborough This Week in 2012, working as the newspapers sports editor before transitioning to broadcast journalism when he joined CHEX TV in 2014.
In 2019, Jesse joined Global News in Halifax.
Jesse covers the city hall beat and enjoys reporting on politics and covering elections.
Nova Scotia announced new financial supports for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown but several small businesses say the supports are just a ‘drop in the bucket.’
Health-care specialists and lab teams worked around the clock over the weekend to catch up on the testing backlog in Nova Scotia.
A Halifax woman shares her story from a hospital bed in a COVID-19 unit, as a warning for others to take the virus seriously.
It was March 22, 2020, when Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency due to the pandemic and it’s been a tough 13 months for Nova Scotians ever since.
Halifax Transit union president Ken Wilson is renewing the call for all transit workers to be prioritized for vaccine as the third wave of COVID-19 puts drivers at higher risk.
The 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship, which was scheduled to take place May 6 to 16 in Halifax and Truro, was previously cancelled in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
A year after the Nova Scotia shooting rampage and many questions still remain, like why did RCMP not issue an emergency alert about the active shooter?
A memorial walk through the heart of Truro, NS, opened Sunday to honour the 22 innocent people who were killed during last April’s mass shooting tragedy.
Black Lives Matter Golf Nova Scotia looks to introduce BIPOC youth to the game of golf and raise awareness around issues of race and the Black Lives Matter movement.
There are three COVID-19 vaccine trials underway in Halifax, part of Canada’s effort to strengthen our country’s response to the pandemic and to protect the health of Canadians.
The IIHF Women’s World Championship is set to kick off in Halifax and Truro on May 6, but Nova Scotia has yet to give the final approval to the tournament’s plans and protocols.
Adsum For Women and Children spent $50k in the past three months on hotel rooms as shelter spaces are at capacity.
Each spring when the snow melts it reveals a sight unseen, the build-up of trash and litter. District 2 councillor David Hendsbee has seen enough.
Very few hospitals in Nova Scotia are meeting the standard 30-minute ambulance patient offload standard but new measures and protocol are being implemented.