Residential eviction ban ends in N.S., concerns loom for tenants, landlords

Thousands of Nova Scotians could be facing homelessness now that a provincial order banning landlords from evicting tenants behind on their rent because of COVID-19 is about to be lifted.
The eviction moratorium introduced three months ago expires midnight Friday and the Nova Scotia government has offered no replacement plan to assist those hit hardest by the pandemic.
A rally of concerned citizens met in front of the Nova Scotia Legislature in Halifax on Tuesday afternoon urging the province to take action to keep people in their homes as long as the province’s state of emergency lasts… [Read More]