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    Halifax education centre defends keeping schools open, criticizes bus service

    Halifax education centre defends keeping schools open, criticizes bus service


    The Halifax Regional Centre for Education said it understands the frustrations of parents whose children were stranded in stormy weather Friday waiting for late buses, but stands by its decision to keep school open during the first major snowfall of the...

    The Halifax Regional Centre for Education said it understands the frustrations of parents whose children were stranded in stormy weather Friday waiting for late buses, but stands by its decision to keep school open during the first major snowfall of the season.

    Oil vessel off the Newfoundland coast spills 250,000 litres of crude

    Oil vessel off the Newfoundland coast spills 250,000 litres of crude


    An oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland caused an estimated 250,000 litres of crude to leak into the ocean, Husky Energy said...

    An oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland caused an estimated 250,000 litres of crude to leak into the ocean, Husky Energy said Friday.

    CBC Nova Scotia News November 16, 2018

    CBC Nova Scotia News November 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

    Supercluster project to drive Atlantic innovation moves ahead with $153M from Ottawa

    Supercluster project to drive Atlantic innovation moves ahead with $153M from Ottawa


    A unique program to encourage ocean innovation in Atlantic Canada officially set sail Friday with Ottawa announcing its commitment to spend $153 million on the so-called Ocean...

    A unique program to encourage ocean innovation in Atlantic Canada officially set sail Friday with Ottawa announcing its commitment to spend $153 million on the so-called Ocean Supercluster.

    Teen accused in killing gets probation for tampering with monitoring device

    Teen accused in killing gets probation for tampering with monitoring device


    The teenager accused of killing Chelsie Probert has been sentenced to three months of probation for cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet and slipping away from his mother’s Dartmouth home earlier this...

    The teenager accused of killing Chelsie Probert has been sentenced to three months of probation for cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet and slipping away from his mother’s Dartmouth home earlier this month.

    Former Lower Sackville used car salesman found guilty of fraud

    Former Lower Sackville used car salesman found guilty of fraud


    A judge says Darren Blumenthal 'preyed upon' a young couple who bought a car from him and he has been found guilty of two counts of fraud over...

    A judge says Darren Blumenthal 'preyed upon' a young couple who bought a car from him and he has been found guilty of two counts of fraud over $5,000.

    Qalipu First Nation and Canada announce reassessment of 58,000 membership applications

    Qalipu First Nation and Canada announce reassessment of 58,000 membership applications


    The contentious development of Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation's membership list has taken another step backwards after Canada and the band announced Thursday that 58,000 applications are to be...

    The contentious development of Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation's membership list has taken another step backwards after Canada and the band announced Thursday that 58,000 applications are to be reassessed.

    Protesters shut down Canso Causeway over pending hospital closures

    Protesters shut down Canso Causeway over pending hospital closures


    The Canso Causeway was shut down for about an hour Friday as a couple hundred protesters marched to mainland Nova Scotia from Cape...

    The Canso Causeway was shut down for about an hour Friday as a couple hundred protesters marched to mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton.

    'You couldn't draw it up any better,' says Drake Batherson after NHL debut

    'You couldn't draw it up any better,' says Drake Batherson after NHL debut


    Nova Scotia hockey star Drake Batherson scored a goal in his first NHL game on Thursday. It turned out to be the winner as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Detroit Red...

    Nova Scotia hockey star Drake Batherson scored a goal in his first NHL game on Thursday. It turned out to be the winner as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Detroit Red Wings.

    Dave Wilson steps down as MLA for Sackville-Cobequid

    Dave Wilson steps down as MLA for Sackville-Cobequid


    Longtime Sackville-Cobequid NDP MLA Dave Wilson has resigned his seat in the Nova Scotia legislature without saying what he'll do next. His party promises a strong candidate to replace...

    Longtime Sackville-Cobequid NDP MLA Dave Wilson has resigned his seat in the Nova Scotia legislature without saying what he'll do next. His party promises a strong candidate to replace him.

    Man dies after vehicle collides with plow

    Man dies after vehicle collides with plow


    Police say the snowplow was heading outbound on Larry Uteck at 6:43 a.m. toward Kearney Lake Road when a vehicle struck...

    Police say the snowplow was heading outbound on Larry Uteck at 6:43 a.m. toward Kearney Lake Road when a vehicle struck it.

    3 young Nova Scotians to share thoughts on reconciliation in new textbook

    3 young Nova Scotians to share thoughts on reconciliation in new textbook


    Three young students from Nova Scotia have been selected to share their thoughts on reconciliation in a new social studies book that could be taught in classrooms across the...

    Three young students from Nova Scotia have been selected to share their thoughts on reconciliation in a new social studies book that could be taught in classrooms across the country.

    Partner of slain cab driver angry killer is getting passes from prison

    Partner of slain cab driver angry killer is getting passes from prison


    Kelly-Anne Goode learned last week that Kenneth Purcell's killer has been granted six unescorted temporary absences from prison to be taken over the next year and a...

    Kelly-Anne Goode learned last week that Kenneth Purcell's killer has been granted six unescorted temporary absences from prison to be taken over the next year and a half.

    Finally some good news for N.S.'s knee and hip surgery wait-list

    Finally some good news for N.S.'s knee and hip surgery wait-list


    The wait-list has declined for the first time in "many years." From recliner chairs to near-immediate post-surgery group exercise classes, new measures are being rolled out aimed at further improving wait...

    The wait-list has declined for the first time in "many years." From recliner chairs to near-immediate post-surgery group exercise classes, new measures are being rolled out aimed at further improving wait times.

    Panamanian carrier safe off St. John's, after issuing distress call

    Panamanian carrier safe off St. John's, after issuing distress call


    The Centennial Harmony was experiencing flooding in 20-metre swells, but the crew has since gained control of the ship and power has been...

    The Centennial Harmony was experiencing flooding in 20-metre swells, but the crew has since gained control of the ship and power has been restored.

    Halifax police officer peeped in motel windows for 'the public good,' says lawyer

    Halifax police officer peeped in motel windows for 'the public good,' says lawyer


    Const. George Farmer is charged with voyeurism, breach of trust and trespassing at night in connection with incidents in late 2017. But his lawyer argues it was done for police work in "the public good" and is considered a defence for voyeurism. The...

    Const. George Farmer is charged with voyeurism, breach of trust and trespassing at night in connection with incidents in late 2017. But his lawyer argues it was done for police work in "the public good" and is considered a defence for voyeurism. The prosecution disagrees.

    Winter driving season begins Friday in the Maritimes

    Winter driving season begins Friday in the Maritimes


    CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon says Friday will bring a wintery mix of snow, ice pellets and then rain to the...

    CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon says Friday will bring a wintery mix of snow, ice pellets and then rain to the Maritimes.