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Black Beechville, N.S., residents who are descendants of the War of 1812 Black Refugees are meeting with the provincial government to discuss protecting and preserving lands that once housed the…
09.21 / 12:42
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News 1. Solitary confinement “A youth has been held in solitary confinement in the adult Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou for an entire year, severely compromising his treatment and rehabilitation, and negatively affecting his fragile mental health,” reports Robert Devet: In a recent decision Justice Anne Derrick argues that the young man should…
09.21 / 12:37
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After more than a month of training camp, tryouts and exhibition games the Halifax Mooseheads are ready to open their regular…
09.21 / 11:59
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Finance Minister Karen Casey says she will wait for the results of an auditor general's investigation of the IWK Health Centre before deciding if changes need to come to the way government agencies report CEO…
09.21 / 11:15
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Officials considering expanding the existing site or relocating the…
09.21 / 10:54
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A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has written a letter of apology to a trans woman for referring to her twice as "sir" as she was arguing her discrimination…
09.21 / 10:10
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The fall sitting of the Nova Scotia Legislature begins Thursday and will feature NDP Leader Gary Burrill's return to the House, bolstered opposition strength, a tweaked Liberal budget and more union…
09.21 / 10:10
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The Cape Breton Regional Municipality plans to demolish nearly 30 derelict properties this fall that it says are unsightly, a fire hazard and a target for…
09.21 / 09:48
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If you are looking for a handmade dress with bright embroidered patterns weaved into the softest of silk, Gandhi Indian Designer Clothing should be on the top of your shopping list. From heavy wedding lehengas (a long skirt worn by women in South Asia) to trendy daily wear, Gandhi provides its customers with the most authentic Indian clothes straight from New Delhi, the very heart of the country’s clothing market. Owner Jass Singh is a recent graduate from Dalhousie…
09.21 / 05:18
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The Chronicle Herald’s newsroom strike may have laid the groundwork for the paper’s newest competitor. Ontario’s Village Media is looking to hire an online community editor for its new HalifaxToday website. “HalifaxToday.com is coming soon and Village Media is looking for a full-time community editor to help launch our latest online-only news site,” reads an ad on Jeff Gaulin's Job…
09.21 / 05:18
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The Brian Mulroney Institute of Government will be dedicated to the study of government, Canada-U.S. relations, and global affairs for undergraduate…
09.21 / 00:13
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Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans says there are "clear indications" of abuse in the First Nations food, social and ceremonial lobster fishery underway this summer in St. Marys Bay,…
09.20 / 22:31
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An official Sod Turning Ceremony took place at StFX for Xaverian Commons project and Brian Mulroney Institute to Government Wednesday. Kent MacDonald, Read…
09.20 / 22:20
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The Warden of Antigonish Co. says a new interchange project will benefit the entire municipality. Residents of the Paq'tnkek First Nation voted Read…
09.20 / 22:20
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The warden for Antigonish Co. says he was pleased to see the level of support for female hockey in Antigonish. More than Read…
09.20 / 22:20
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Organizers with the Antigonish Farmers Market have filled Antigonish Co. Councillors in on their plans to expand. They presented at Tuesday night's Read…
09.20 / 22:20
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An official who provides guidance and advice to First Nations chiefs in the Atlantic region says the Potlotek water situation is unacceptable. John Read…
09.20 / 22:20
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Halifax is facing a $1.3-million overall deficit — and municipal officials are blaming the city's fire service for going $2.9 million over its budget as it seeks to meet new standards set by the Regional C…
09.20 / 21:49
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A judge has urged Nova Scotia corrections officials to move an 18-year-old convicted murderer out of an adult jail where he’s been held in virtual isolation for a year after he attacked guards at his youth f…
09.20 / 21:29
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The survey found that 93 per cent of those in the region who are 55 years or older saying they have a family doctor. If you're between the ages of 18 and 34 years, that number drops to 77 per…
09.20 / 20:08
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