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    Province says it's not budging on Boat Harbour deadline

    Province says it's not budging on Boat Harbour deadline


    The Nova Scotia government will not relax its January 2020 deadline to close the Boat Harbour wastewater effluent treatment facility, even though regulatory issues have delayed the start date for the massive cleanup project by months and perhaps even a...

    The Nova Scotia government will not relax its January 2020 deadline to close the Boat Harbour wastewater effluent treatment facility, even though regulatory issues have delayed the start date for the massive cleanup project by months and perhaps even a year.

    Halifax council asks staff for changes to proposed capital budget

    Halifax council asks staff for changes to proposed capital budget


    The list of projects on the proposed capital budget focuses on repairs and safety issues, but the proposal leaves $21 million worth of projects out of the mix for at least three...

    The list of projects on the proposed capital budget focuses on repairs and safety issues, but the proposal leaves $21 million worth of projects out of the mix for at least three years.

    Regulation change that will allow burning waste to make fuel draws heat

    Regulation change that will allow burning waste to make fuel draws heat


    The Nova Scotia government announced changes to solid waste regulations on Wednesday that will allow materials such as plastic, cardboard and newsprint to be used to create energy, but one environmental group is not happy with the...

    The Nova Scotia government announced changes to solid waste regulations on Wednesday that will allow materials such as plastic, cardboard and newsprint to be used to create energy, but one environmental group is not happy with the move.

    Halifax man ID'd as Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso

    Halifax man ID'd as Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso


    The family of a Halifax man who was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday says they are hopeful Canadian authorities will bring him home...

    The family of a Halifax man who was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday says they are hopeful Canadian authorities will bring him home safely.

    CBC Nova Scotia News January 16, 2019

    CBC Nova Scotia News January 16, 2019


    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

    Woman says childhood sexual trauma details leaked in privacy breach

    Woman says childhood sexual trauma details leaked in privacy breach


    A Dartmouth, N.S., woman whose personal information was exposed in the province's worst-ever privacy breach says the experience has left her angry and...

    A Dartmouth, N.S., woman whose personal information was exposed in the province's worst-ever privacy breach says the experience has left her angry and hurt.

    If you can't beat CBRM city hall, at least you can get a drink

    If you can't beat CBRM city hall, at least you can get a drink


    Cape Breton regional councillors have approved a five-year lease for a new pub in the community room at city hall in Sydney,...

    Cape Breton regional councillors have approved a five-year lease for a new pub in the community room at city hall in Sydney, N.S.

    Paddling coach opts for judge alone trial on sex offences

    Paddling coach opts for judge alone trial on sex offences


    Donald Paul Henderson, 53, faces charges related to offences that are alleged to have occurred between 1988 and 1991 in Halifax, Dartmouth and East Petpeswick,...

    Donald Paul Henderson, 53, faces charges related to offences that are alleged to have occurred between 1988 and 1991 in Halifax, Dartmouth and East Petpeswick, N.S.

    Burnside jail so cold it's difficult to sleep, inmate says

    Burnside jail so cold it's difficult to sleep, inmate says


    Nova Scotia's Department of Justice said windows are leaking and a heating malfunction has caused the temperature in one wing of jail to fall by three...

    Nova Scotia's Department of Justice said windows are leaking and a heating malfunction has caused the temperature in one wing of jail to fall by three degrees.

    New photos show fire burning aboard Halifax-bound ship in Atlantic

    New photos show fire burning aboard Halifax-bound ship in Atlantic


    17 Filipino crew members were to Halifax from the container ship, which has been burning off Canada's East Coast since Jan....

    17 Filipino crew members were to Halifax from the container ship, which has been burning off Canada's East Coast since Jan. 3.

    Crossing guard hit while helping people cross Clayton Park street

    Crossing guard hit while helping people cross Clayton Park street


    A 74-year-old crossing guard was hit this morning by a car while helping people cross Radcliffe Drive in Clayton Park in...

    A 74-year-old crossing guard was hit this morning by a car while helping people cross Radcliffe Drive in Clayton Park in Halifax.

    Cape Breton councillors unanimously support new group home location

    Cape Breton councillors unanimously support new group home location


    The proposal met with some opposition from some neighbours around Birch Street in Sydney, but councillors say stigma and fear of mental illness are not reasons to reject the housing...

    The proposal met with some opposition from some neighbours around Birch Street in Sydney, but councillors say stigma and fear of mental illness are not reasons to reject the housing plan.

    Strangers love this Halifax artist's work so much they're getting it tattooed

    Strangers love this Halifax artist's work so much they're getting it tattooed


    Halifax cartoonist and illustrator Mollie Cronin says one of the offshoots of having a growing digital following is that people around the world are now requesting to use her work as...

    Halifax cartoonist and illustrator Mollie Cronin says one of the offshoots of having a growing digital following is that people around the world are now requesting to use her work as tattoos.

    Liberals flex majority muscle at inaugural health committee meeting

    Liberals flex majority muscle at inaugural health committee meeting


    It started with optimistic talk about members working across party lines for the betterment of health care in the province. But it quickly devolved into disagreements between government and opposition MLAs during the inaugural meeting of the...

    It started with optimistic talk about members working across party lines for the betterment of health care in the province. But it quickly devolved into disagreements between government and opposition MLAs during the inaugural meeting of the legislature's standing committee on health on Tuesday.

    Boat Harbour cleanup expected to start in 2021

    Boat Harbour cleanup expected to start in 2021


    Returning a former tidal estuary to nature after 50 years of contamination a 'big, complex project,' says project...

    Returning a former tidal estuary to nature after 50 years of contamination a 'big, complex project,' says project leader.

    Business group wants National Shipbuilding Strategy reopened for Quebec shipyard

    Business group wants National Shipbuilding Strategy reopened for Quebec shipyard


    A Quebec-based business association claiming to represent over 1,000 companies inside and outside the province is launching a high-profile campaign to convince the Liberal government to reopen the oft-maligned National Shipbuilding...

    A Quebec-based business association claiming to represent over 1,000 companies inside and outside the province is launching a high-profile campaign to convince the Liberal government to reopen the oft-maligned National Shipbuilding Strategy.

    Halifax police officer's assault trial marked by testy exchanges

    Halifax police officer's assault trial marked by testy exchanges


    Const. Gary Basso says he struck a homeless man, breaking his nose, only after the man hit him first. He said under cross-examination his response was necessary, but the Crown suggests he had other...

    Const. Gary Basso says he struck a homeless man, breaking his nose, only after the man hit him first. He said under cross-examination his response was necessary, but the Crown suggests he had other options.

    Plastic bag ban closer to becoming a reality in Halifax

    Plastic bag ban closer to becoming a reality in Halifax


    On Tuesday, regional council directed municipal staff to draft a bylaw by the end of 2019 that would ban single-use plastic bags from being distributed by retail...

    On Tuesday, regional council directed municipal staff to draft a bylaw by the end of 2019 that would ban single-use plastic bags from being distributed by retail stores.