Adam Inniss

Adam Inniss is a reporter based in Halifax Nova Scotia. If you have a story idea email adam.inniss@cbc.ca. Follow on Twitter at @InnissAdam

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Cost of living at record level in N.S. and wages need to rise, says report

The report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows Nova Scotia has the second-lowest average weekly earnings in the country.

Addressing staffing shortages in Halifax will be an uphill battle: mayor

Mayor Mike Savage says the city is working to recruit new workers to resolve the disruptions to transit and waste collection, but noted the labour shortage isn't unique to Halifax.

Cumberland wants to merge water utilities for Parrsboro, Pugwash and Springhill

Some people in the Municipality of Cumberland, N.S., could be paying 20 per cent more for water next year if a proposed merger goes ahead. 
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The 'secret weapon' in fight against climate change — planting eelgrass

The Halifax-based Ecology Action Centre and Dalhousie University have teamed up to restore eelgrass in Nova Scotia. Eelgrass is an effective plant for carbon capture.

Red Cross struggles to accommodate people displaced by emergencies

Tourism and the housing crisis in N.S are causing extremely low vacancy rates in hotels and the housing market. The Red Cross is struggling to place people in temporary lodgings who have been displaced from their homes.

More bus trips cancelled as Halifax Transit grapples with staffing shortage

The number of cancelled bus trips in the Halifax Regional Municipality has reached 75 due to a shortage of transit drivers.

Halifax hospital staff, patients 'suffering from heat exhaustion,' says union leader

The Victoria General building of the QEII in Halifax does not have air cooling on multiple floors. Union says nurses and patients are going home with heat exhaustion.

A look at a senior's 'ridiculous' fight to get public housing in Nova Scotia

Deena Leblanc, a senior citizen in Nova Scotia, tells her story of not being able to find public housing. She's been on a wait list for five years.

Kevin Bacon the pig busted his legs. Amherst is determined to get him a wheelchair

Local Amherst, N.S., legend Kevin Bacon the pig was injured last month. He can't use his back legs. The town is raising money to get him a custom wheelchair.

Critics say province building wrong type of houses amid housing crisis

Nova Scotia's plan of building more homes to solve the housing crisis is being criticized by Halifax Regional Municipality councillors and a planning professor.

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