Canada 1 active case of COVID-19 remains in Nova Scotia as of Wednesday
Nova Scotia Liberal Party releases rules for contest to succeed McNeil as party leader, premier
Candidates must register by Oct. 9, and each campaign will have a spending limit of $350,000. Read more: Nova Scotia Liberals to select new premier in February As previously announced, candidates will need to put forward a $60,000 registration fee, $10,000 of which is conditionally refundable. The party has opened up voting to each party member. Previously, delegates were elected by members of the local Liberal association to attend the convention and select the new leader on their behalf.
Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with only one active case remaining in the province.
According to Public Health, Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 972 Nova Scotia tests on Tuesday.
To date, Nova Scotia has 89,037 negative test results, 1,087 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths.
The province said one person is currently hospitalized in ICU.
One thousand and twenty-one cases are now considered resolved.
The province’s health officials urge anyone currently experiencing a fever or cough to visit the 811 website to see if an assessment is needed.
In addition, if an individual is experiencing two or more of the following symptoms, they are asked to see if an assessment is needed:
shortness of breath
Mi'kmaw parliamentarians call for new body to deal with conflict over lobster fishery .
Three Mi'kmaw parliamentarians are proposing a new approach to the conflict over the lobster fishery in Atlantic Canada that would bypass the system in use at Fisheries and Oceans Canada. In a letter addressed to federal ministers and Indigenous leaders, Liberal MP Jaime Battiste of Nova Scotia, Progressive Sen. Brian Francis of Prince Edward Island and Independent Sen. Daniel Christmas of Nova Scotia call for the creation of an Atlantic First Nations Fisheries Authority. They say the authority would allow First Nations to work directly with the Crown to set up new fisheries, instead of dealing with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on a band-by-band basis.