Federal-provincial funding aims to offset COVID-19 costs for forestry operations

By Jake Boudrot Advocate Media Inc. HALIFAX: The provincial slice of a federal fund is designed to help forestry operations deal with the COVID-19 global pandemic. As a result of an agreement with the Government of Canada, the provincial government confirmed that $668,000 will be provided from the federal Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund. “All...

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Conservative Party leadership race postponed

COVID-19’s next victim: The Conservative Party leadership race. The Conservative Party has suspended its leadership race in the face of the ongoing crisis caused by the global pandemic. Leadership candidate and former Central Nova MP Peter MacKay tweeted earlier today: “My team and I respect the decision of the Leadership Election Organizing Committee. I want...

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