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    Nova Scotia's new education advisory council to be appointed Thursday

    Nova Scotia's new education advisory council to be appointed Thursday


    The legislature's human resources committee will vote on approving the 12 names government has put forward for the new provincial advisory council on...

    The legislature's human resources committee will vote on approving the 12 names government has put forward for the new provincial advisory council on education.

    Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected

    Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected


    Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police...

    Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police officer.

    Liberals and PCs continue battle over who will govern N.B.

    Liberals and PCs continue battle over who will govern N.B.


    Premier Brian Gallant says he's going to carry on governing the province, but PC Leader Blaine Higgs insists he's the premier-elect and the Liberal leader is just "prolonging the...

    Premier Brian Gallant says he's going to carry on governing the province, but PC Leader Blaine Higgs insists he's the premier-elect and the Liberal leader is just "prolonging the inevitable."

    Cabot Oysters recall due to salmonella risk

    Cabot Oysters recall due to salmonella risk


    Oysters harvested in Havre Boucher, N.S., on Sept. 16 have been recalled due to possible salmonella...

    Oysters harvested in Havre Boucher, N.S., on Sept. 16 have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.

    Animal protection bill proceeds despite concerns it gives SPCA too much power

    Animal protection bill proceeds despite concerns it gives SPCA too much power


    The McNeil government is pushing ahead with a bill to toughen the rules around pet ownership in Nova Scotia and give the SPCA greater powers to seize animals in...

    The McNeil government is pushing ahead with a bill to toughen the rules around pet ownership in Nova Scotia and give the SPCA greater powers to seize animals in distress.

    Oxford school to reopen in the first week of November

    Oxford school to reopen in the first week of November


    The update comes after a tumultuous month, during which parents have become increasingly frustrated with the lack of communication from school...

    The update comes after a tumultuous month, during which parents have become increasingly frustrated with the lack of communication from school officials.

    Nursing home abuse cases pile up, leaving heartbreak and betrayal

    Nursing home abuse cases pile up, leaving heartbreak and betrayal


    Data obtained by CBC through Freedom of Information legislation shows there have been 102 cases where abuse was found to have occurred in long-term care homes in Nova Scotia since...

    Data obtained by CBC through Freedom of Information legislation shows there have been 102 cases where abuse was found to have occurred in long-term care homes in Nova Scotia since 2015.

    Canada, U.S. agree on big haddock, cod quota cuts on Georges Bank

    Canada, U.S. agree on big haddock, cod quota cuts on Georges Bank


    A joint transboundary government and industry panel is recommending a 25 per cent cut in haddock quota and 32 per cent cut in cod for...

    A joint transboundary government and industry panel is recommending a 25 per cent cut in haddock quota and 32 per cent cut in cod for 2019.

    Scott Feener to be Bridgewater's new police chief

    Scott Feener to be Bridgewater's new police chief


    A swearing-in ceremony for Feener and Danny MacPhee, the new deputy chief, will be held Oct. 4 at Bridgewater town hall. The public is invited to attend the...

    A swearing-in ceremony for Feener and Danny MacPhee, the new deputy chief, will be held Oct. 4 at Bridgewater town hall. The public is invited to attend the event.

    Cape Breton loses its only licensed red meat abattoir

    Cape Breton loses its only licensed red meat abattoir


    The owner of a Point Aconi, N.S., abattoir says getting government inspectors to the facility takes too long and that they are allowing non-licensed facilities to get away with selling ungraded and uninspected...

    The owner of a Point Aconi, N.S., abattoir says getting government inspectors to the facility takes too long and that they are allowing non-licensed facilities to get away with selling ungraded and uninspected meat.

    CBC Nova Scotia News September 24, 2018

    CBC Nova Scotia News September 24, 2018


    The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their...

    The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their stories

    Highway 101 twinning compromise over Avon River highlighted

    Highway 101 twinning compromise over Avon River highlighted


    A member of the community liaison committee for the twinning of Highway 101 near Windsor says the plan to cross the Avon River represents a compromise that takes into consideration environmental and First Nations concerns while also satisfying federal...

    A member of the community liaison committee for the twinning of Highway 101 near Windsor says the plan to cross the Avon River represents a compromise that takes into consideration environmental and First Nations concerns while also satisfying federal fisheries laws.

    MP Bill Casey reflects on 3 decades in Parliament as he prepares to retire

    MP Bill Casey reflects on 3 decades in Parliament as he prepares to retire


    Bill Casey recalls the chaotic 2007 budget vote that got him booted from the Conservatives and the intriguing email from Justin Trudeau that lured him back to...

    Bill Casey recalls the chaotic 2007 budget vote that got him booted from the Conservatives and the intriguing email from Justin Trudeau that lured him back to Ottawa.

    Fact-checking Stephen McNeil's defence in the private email controversy

    Fact-checking Stephen McNeil's defence in the private email controversy


    Premier Stephen McNeil continues to defend his government's actions in a dispute that involves a reporter, cabinet colleague Leo Glavine and Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner. CBC's Jean Laroche fact-checks what the premier has...

    Premier Stephen McNeil continues to defend his government's actions in a dispute that involves a reporter, cabinet colleague Leo Glavine and Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner. CBC's Jean Laroche fact-checks what the premier has said.

    Membertou day school survivors to get update on class action

    Membertou day school survivors to get update on class action


    Lawyers will be on hand in Membertou, N.S., next month to provide information for anyone wanting to join a new class action lawsuit for survivors of Indian day...

    Lawyers will be on hand in Membertou, N.S., next month to provide information for anyone wanting to join a new class action lawsuit for survivors of Indian day schools.

    N.B. Liberals intend to form government despite Tory minority

    N.B. Liberals intend to form government despite Tory minority


    New Brunswick's electoral landscape was thrown into chaos Monday, as both the Progressive Conservatives and the incumbent Liberals hope to form government after the first minority legislature in almost 100...

    New Brunswick's electoral landscape was thrown into chaos Monday, as both the Progressive Conservatives and the incumbent Liberals hope to form government after the first minority legislature in almost 100 years.