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P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan added his voice Tuesday to those concerned over Northern Pulp’s plans for a new effluent treatment facility at its mill in Pictou, N.S.
As Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott laid out the goals of her new department on Tuesday, her briefing documents showed stark health challenges.
Halifax police say an autopsy has determined that the death of a Dartmouth woman — identified as 63-year-old Deborah Irene Yorke — is a homicide.
A group of social workers in Nova Scotia is taking aim at recent changes to law that they say have created "chaos" in the Department of Community Services and failed children in care.
New owners have bought the building and could decide to renovate it and make it part of a new larger building.
Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC News.
Despite public coverage of the abortion pill in Nova Scotia, most women are unable to obtain a prescription for the drug because the majority of family doctors — and the province's only abortion clinic — don't yet offer the alternative to surgical abortion.
An assistant professor from Halifax has $1 million in new funding to help her determine if a table salt mixture will eradicate a deadly childhood nutritional disorder in Southeast Asia.
National program teaches patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease how to manage symptoms and avoid repeated visits to the hospital.
The federal government is defending its decision to award another $840,000 refit contract on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson to the same company behind an aborted refit on the venerable research ship last year.
Halifax Regional Police are investigating "an alarming number" of allegations against a retired doctor accused of sexually assaulting RCMP officers and recruits over two decades.
An education consultant hired by the province is calling for the elimination of elected school boards and for weak teachers to be taken out of the classroom.
The lawyer for a Calgary man charged with beating a university professor with a broomstick says violence is completely out of character for his client, while one of Matthew Brown's former hockey team managers says he's "flabbergasted."
Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface of the water and mandatory reporting of all lost gear.
A group representing seafood buyers and processors in Nova Scotia is defending a new temporary provincial government moratorium that blocks new entrants into the shore side of the business.
Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey confirmed the directive went out this past summer and is now being rolled out in all provincial correctional facilities. Inmates will get the photocopy, while the original will be stored until their release.
The South Shore Community Midwives program was suspended last week after its last remaining midwife informed the health authority she could no longer handle the workload alone.
Some parents in Fletchers Lake, N.S., are upset about changes to school bus stops, including one that would see a six-year-old dropped off a kilometre from her home.