Protect Our Province Nova Scotia has been doing some amazing resources, advocacy, and awareness campaigns as featured below:

POP-NS Covid-19 School Case Tracker

People can anonymously self-report a case of Covid-19 in schools. That site and submissions can be made by clicking the button below:

Covid-19 University Report Card

POP-NS has created this amazing University Report Card ranking their response to Covid-19 precautions. Click Here for more information.

In the News:

Op eds:

“Nova Scotia’s ‘living with COVID’ strategy backfires” Saltwire, 28 July 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/shira-lurie-nova-scotias-living-with-covid-strategy-backfires-100757971/ 

“Nova Scotians with disabilities treated as COVID collateral damage” Saltwire, 2 August 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/martha-walls-nova-scotians-with-disabilities-treated-as-covid-collateral-damage-100759408/ 

“Don’t let COVID rip through Nova Scotia schools” Saltwire, 4 August 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/janice-brown-dont-let-covid-rip-through-nova-scotia-schools-100759797/

“Nova Scotians drowning in a sea of COVID-19” Saltwire, 12 August 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/susan-joudrey-nova-scotians-drowning-in-a-sea-of-covid-19-100762518/ 

“Staff shortages? Cancellations? Closures? It’s the COVID, stupid” Saltwire, 16 August 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/shira-lurie-staff-shortages-cancellations-closures-its-the-covid-stupid-100763733/ 

“What did Nova Scotia think would happen when it abandoned COVID protections?” Saltwire, 22 August 2022 https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/commentary-what-did-nova-scotia-think-would-happen-100765304/ 


“Hear why a group of citizens has created a memorial to people who died from COVID-19” Information Morning, CBC, 30 August 2022 https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-27/clip/15933550  

“String of 492 felt hearts installed outside Province House to recognize COVID-19 deaths” CBC, 30 August 2022. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/memorial-art-installation-heartstrings-halifax-1.6566744

“Memorial honouring Nova Scotians lost to COVID-19 hangs at Province House” CTV News, 30 August 2022 https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/memorial-honouring-nova-scotians-lost-to-covid-19-hangs-at-province-house-1.6048797 

Covid-19 Memorial

CBC News featured this memorial and the article can be found HERE.


PoPNS has started a weekly campaign encourage NS residents to engage with government and express their concerns related to pandemic issues affecting them. This has included topics related to indoor air quality, paid sick days, public health communications, and safe school environments.

You can follow their efforts by liking them on twitter!