Michael Gorman


Michael Gorman is a reporter in Nova Scotia whose coverage areas include Province House, rural communities, and health care. Contact him with story ideas at michael.gorman@cbc.ca

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School support workers' union reviews latest contract proposals

The president of the union representing striking school support workers in the Halifax area says two proposals presented by HRCE on Friday are under review.

N.S. Environment Department working on final recommendation for proposed wilderness area

Nova Scotia Environment Minister Tim Halman says officials in his department are working on a report and recommendation for his cabinet colleagues about the proposed Archibald Lake wilderness area.

Province to resume talks with striking school support workers, no 'new' money on the table

A month into a strike by school support workers of the Halifax Regional Centre for Education, the two sides are headed back to the bargaining table.

Tender awarded for St. Joseph's-Alexander McKay Elementary replacement

A Nova Scotia government order in council shows the tender for construction of the replacement for St. Joseph’s-Alexander McKay Elementary School in Halifax was awarded to Marco Group Ltd. for $45.7 million.

Rally for striking school support workers calls on province to return to bargaining table

Several hundred people attended a rally in downtown Halifax organized by parents on Tuesday, as a strike by local school support staff and pre-primary workers drags on.

Province warns of 'global cybersecurity issue' that resulted in stolen personal info

The Nova Scotia government is alerting the public to a “global cybersecurity issue” that has resulted in the theft of personal information.

Liberal leader calls for a halt to all forestry activity until Nova Scotia gets rain

Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Zach Churchill is calling for a complete stop to forestry and other commercial activity in the province's woods until there is a shift in weather, but the minister responsible says there are sufficient safety precautions in place to allow some activity to continue.

N.S. government issues emergency order to shut aboiteau gates at Windsor causeway

The mayor of West Hants Regional Municipality says the Nova Scotia government’s emergency order closing the aboiteau at the Windsor causeway to refill a man-made lake came with no notice and has caused people in the community to question their safety.

Southwest Nova Scotia seafood industry on edge as wildfires surge

As many as 20 seafood processing and holding facilities along Nova Scotia’s South Shore could be at risk because they fall within the wildfire evacuation order areas in Shelburne County, a scenario one industry veteran says would be economically devastating for the region.

Telecom companies say services withstanding wildfire challenges

Cellphone and internet service providers say their networks are holding strong despite some issues related to a wildfire in Halifax Regional Municipality and another raging several hours away in Shelburne County.