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Amherst native creates video tribute to his father
End of an era for Sobeys single-use plastic bags
Detering illegal dumping in the CBRM
CBRM delays Baille Ard coaltion council presentation
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Shelburne County Mental Health and Wellness Association hosting community engagement sessions
Nominations for coveted prize close in early February
Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl festival list of ‘shell’abrations’ reaching boiling point
Shelburne man charged for cocaine and methamphetamine offences
Work underway to reinflate sports dome in Lantz
Work has begun to resurrect the downed dome in Lantz. “While 2019 ended on a disappointing note with the collapse of the dome, I’m happy to say that 2020 will see the dome back in operation,” Scott Forward, executive director of ...
2019 was a tragic year for deaths in Atlantic Canada, says Red Cross
The number seven was tragically prominent in 2019 in the Atlantic provinces for two categories of preventable deaths tracked by the Canadian Red Cross for research purposes. Across the four provinces, at least 24 people died in residential fires ...
Anti-poverty advocates slam Nova Scotia's income assistance rates
Anti-poverty advocates say Nova Scotia's new standard household income assistance rates that took effect on New Year's Day fail to address the core issue that assistance is inadequate to begin with. Mark Culligan, a community legal worker ...
Police investigate arson at Halifax apartment building
Police are investigating after a fire in a Halifax apartment building was deliberately set on New Year's Day. According to a Halifax Regional Police news release, officers and Halifax Fire crews responded to a structure fire at the building in ...
Accidental Canadian: Parents planned to have daughter in New York, born in Halifax instead
Tiny Kendra Kapoor was supposed to be American. Instead, she’s a Nova Scotian, and one of the first babies born in Canada in 2020. The proud parents, Rajiv Kapoor and Belinda Doku, are originally from Ghana but have been living in ...
Windmill Road in Dartmouth closed after crash knocks down power pole
A Dartmouth man is facing charges of refusing to allow a blood sample after a crash that severed a power pole resulted in the closure of Windmill Road overnight Tuesday. According to a Halifax Regional Police news release, power lines dropped down ...
10 standout SaltWire stories from 2019
Revisiting the thousands of stories published in 2019 by SaltWire newsrooms across Atlantic Canada, it's hard to choose which to showcase in our year-end features. Much happens - both good and terrible - in a region over the course of ...
Nova Scotia great white sharks providing wealth of data
The 11 great white sharks tagged in Nova Scotia waters this past fall are starting to provide a wealth of scientific data, not the least of which is their satellite-tracked migration pattern. Much like Canadians who pack their bags for Florida to ...
'Institutionalized racism' still plagues Nova Scotia, advocate says
The ignominious Mississippi of the North reference was used several times to describe Nova Scotia on consecutive November days. First, the restorative inquiry report on the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children chronicled the history of abuse ...
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rescinds Rana Zaman's rights award
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has rescinded a human rights award given earlier this month to outspoken Muslim social activist Rana Zaman, who was dropped as a federal NDP candidate in the summer after social media posts surfaced in which ...