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    CBC Nova Scotia News July 16, 2018

    CBC Nova Scotia News July 16, 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

    Canada needs better tracking of debris in the ocean, says researcher

    Canada needs better tracking of debris in the ocean, says researcher


    A report released at an international meeting on fisheries organized by the United Nations has lessons for management of fisheries in N.S. and...

    A report released at an international meeting on fisheries organized by the United Nations has lessons for management of fisheries in N.S. and Canada.

    New program offers Cape Breton nurses a better chance to study closer to home

    New program offers Cape Breton nurses a better chance to study closer to home


    The Nova Scotia government's new incentive program to help more registered nurses become nurse practitioners includes a partnership between Dalhousie University and Cape Breton...

    The Nova Scotia government's new incentive program to help more registered nurses become nurse practitioners includes a partnership between Dalhousie University and Cape Breton University.

    28-year-old Colchester County woman dead after Highway 6 crash

    28-year-old Colchester County woman dead after Highway 6 crash


    The 28-year-old woman was ejected from a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 6 in Bayhead, near Tatamagouche, just after 8:35 p.m. She was the only person in the...

    The 28-year-old woman was ejected from a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 6 in Bayhead, near Tatamagouche, just after 8:35 p.m. She was the only person in the car.

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now


    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation...

    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.

    Man who drowned in Halifax identified as P.E.I.'s Connor O'Callaghan

    Man who drowned in Halifax identified as P.E.I.'s Connor O'Callaghan


    The man who drowned on July 8 at Chocolate Lake in Halifax has been identified in an obituary as 28-year-old Connor O'Callaghan, who grew up in Mount Stewart,...

    The man who drowned on July 8 at Chocolate Lake in Halifax has been identified in an obituary as 28-year-old Connor O'Callaghan, who grew up in Mount Stewart, P.E.I.

    Home Depot takes 7 months to fix improperly installed door

    Home Depot takes 7 months to fix improperly installed door


    A Halifax couple could slide rolled-up papers under the new door that had been installed in their home. Icicles were even forming on the inside. Then the real frustrations...

    A Halifax couple could slide rolled-up papers under the new door that had been installed in their home. Icicles were even forming on the inside. Then the real frustrations began.

    Driver tries to elude police by going the wrong way on Highway 102

    Driver tries to elude police by going the wrong way on Highway 102


    A New Brunswick man is in custody after he repeatedly tried to elude police in Nova Scotia by speeding down Highway 102 in the wrong direction with his lights off early Sunday...

    A New Brunswick man is in custody after he repeatedly tried to elude police in Nova Scotia by speeding down Highway 102 in the wrong direction with his lights off early Sunday morning.

    Cape Breton pilot recognized as a 'pioneer' for women in aviation

    Cape Breton pilot recognized as a 'pioneer' for women in aviation


    A North Sydney, N.S., woman was recognized on Sunday by a group that shines a light on the work of women pilots and inspire more female...

    A North Sydney, N.S., woman was recognized on Sunday by a group that shines a light on the work of women pilots and inspire more female aviators.

    Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett

    Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett


    Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last...

    Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last year.

    Wait-list for Peace Tower flag now exceeds average Canadian lifespan

    Wait-list for Peace Tower flag now exceeds average Canadian lifespan


    All Mitchell Mader wanted was a meaningful piece of Canadiana when he signed up to receive one of the 250 Canadian flags flown throughout the year atop Parliament Hill's Peace Tower, but it's unlikely he'll live to see the day it...

    All Mitchell Mader wanted was a meaningful piece of Canadiana when he signed up to receive one of the 250 Canadian flags flown throughout the year atop Parliament Hill's Peace Tower, but it's unlikely he'll live to see the day it arrives.

    Canadian video debunking fake online health claims becomes viral hit

    Canadian video debunking fake online health claims becomes viral hit


    A Canadian science communicator wanted to show how people's emotions and desire for easy answers can be manipulated when it comes to science and health information. His fake video with a very real message now has millions of...

    A Canadian science communicator wanted to show how people's emotions and desire for easy answers can be manipulated when it comes to science and health information. His fake video with a very real message now has millions of views.

    DFO unable to find entangled right whale off northeast N.B.

    DFO unable to find entangled right whale off northeast N.B.


    The whale was spotted Friday off of Miscou Island, N.B., DFO said. It was swimming with rope around its body and trailing behind...

    The whale was spotted Friday off of Miscou Island, N.B., DFO said. It was swimming with rope around its body and trailing behind it.