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    David MacLennan, 54, wins record 5th Blue Nose Marathon

    David MacLennan, 54, wins record 5th Blue Nose Marathon


    David MacLennan won his fifth Blue Nose Marathon on Sunday on a day filled with accomplishments big and small for thousands of...

    David MacLennan won his fifth Blue Nose Marathon on Sunday on a day filled with accomplishments big and small for thousands of runners.

    Motorcyclist, 52, killed in collision with truck in Pictou County

    Motorcyclist, 52, killed in collision with truck in Pictou County


    A Port Hastings, N.S., man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 104 in Pictou County,...

    A Port Hastings, N.S., man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 104 in Pictou County, N.S.

    Tenants wait to hear when they can return home after Dartmouth fire

    Tenants wait to hear when they can return home after Dartmouth fire


    Electricity and water to the 80-unit building on Primrose Street were disconnected for safety reasons and it's unclear when they will be turned back...

    Electricity and water to the 80-unit building on Primrose Street were disconnected for safety reasons and it's unclear when they will be turned back on.

    Acrobat who lost legs shares grief, hope in performance

    Acrobat who lost legs shares grief, hope in performance


    A performance by circus artists at the Maritime Tattoo Festival this weekend in Halifax tells an emotional story about endurance, loss and...

    A performance by circus artists at the Maritime Tattoo Festival this weekend in Halifax tells an emotional story about endurance, loss and hope.

    Sewing circle project earns kudos for young mothers and NSCC students

    Sewing circle project earns kudos for young mothers and NSCC students


    Learning a new skill and reviving an old tradition has earned some national recognition for a group of community college students and young, single mothers in...

    Learning a new skill and reviving an old tradition has earned some national recognition for a group of community college students and young, single mothers in Dartmouth.

    Victoria Day in Halifax: What's open and what's closed

    Victoria Day in Halifax: What's open and what's closed


    The Victoria Day long weekend signifies the beginning of summer for many and it also means some services won't be available or there will be reduced...

    The Victoria Day long weekend signifies the beginning of summer for many and it also means some services won't be available or there will be reduced hours.

    Eastern Canadian Rugby Super League kicks off in N.S.

    Eastern Canadian Rugby Super League kicks off in N.S.


    A rugby event in Enfield, N.S., celebrated the game, saw the launch of a new league and paid tribute to a player who recently...

    A rugby event in Enfield, N.S., celebrated the game, saw the launch of a new league and paid tribute to a player who recently died.

    Unions approve process to help resolve N.S. health bargaining issues

    Unions approve process to help resolve N.S. health bargaining issues


    A council of four health-care unions says its members have overwhelmingly voted to ratify an agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health...

    A council of four health-care unions says its members have overwhelmingly voted to ratify an agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre.

    Halifax sex shop and bookstore celebrates 'brave' customers as it turns 20

    Halifax sex shop and bookstore celebrates 'brave' customers as it turns 20


    Halifax's first education-oriented sex shop and bookstore started as a space to find information about sexual health and sexuality in a city that wouldn't permit new adult-only...

    Halifax's first education-oriented sex shop and bookstore started as a space to find information about sexual health and sexuality in a city that wouldn't permit new adult-only stores.

    Film in Cape Breton takes centre stage

    Film in Cape Breton takes centre stage


    The desire to bring together like-minded individuals who share a love of filmmaking has resulted in a new collective called Film Cape...

    The desire to bring together like-minded individuals who share a love of filmmaking has resulted in a new collective called Film Cape Breton.

    ​Lightning top Hurricanes on the road to win 4th NBLC title in 7 years

    ​Lightning top Hurricanes on the road to win 4th NBLC title in 7 years


    The London Lightning won their fourth National Basketball League of Canada title in seven years with a 109-101 victory over the Halifax Hurricanes on...

    The London Lightning won their fourth National Basketball League of Canada title in seven years with a 109-101 victory over the Halifax Hurricanes on Friday.

    Kejimkujik bans outside firewood to stop spread of invasive bug

    Kejimkujik bans outside firewood to stop spread of invasive bug


    Parks Canada is banning all outside firewood inside Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site, hoping to stop the rapid spread of a new invasive species that could destroy the park's centuries-old hemlock...

    Parks Canada is banning all outside firewood inside Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site, hoping to stop the rapid spread of a new invasive species that could destroy the park's centuries-old hemlock trees.

    CBC Nova Scotia News May 18, 2018

    CBC Nova Scotia News May 18, 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

    Fake kidnapping sparks police hunt for missing Chinese student in Halifax

    Fake kidnapping sparks police hunt for missing Chinese student in Halifax


    It started with a dramatic call to Halifax police at 4:30 a.m. Friday that a woman had been kidnapped and a ransom demand was made for her...

    It started with a dramatic call to Halifax police at 4:30 a.m. Friday that a woman had been kidnapped and a ransom demand was made for her return.

    In a reversal, ethics commissioner to investigate LeBlanc for lucrative Arctic surf clams deal

    In a reversal, ethics commissioner to investigate LeBlanc for lucrative Arctic surf clams deal


    Ethics commissioner Mario Dion has launched an investigation of Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc's decision to award a lucrative licence for the Arctic surf clam fishery to a group that has both familial and federal Liberal ties, reversing a decision...

    Ethics commissioner Mario Dion has launched an investigation of Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc's decision to award a lucrative licence for the Arctic surf clam fishery to a group that has both familial and federal Liberal ties, reversing a decision he made earlier this month to pass on such a probe, CBC News has learned.

    Invasive emerald ash borer confirmed in Edmundston, a 1st for Atlantic Canada

    Invasive emerald ash borer confirmed in Edmundston, a 1st for Atlantic Canada


    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed the presence of the highly destructive invasive emerald ash borer in Edmundston — a first for Atlantic...

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed the presence of the highly destructive invasive emerald ash borer in Edmundston — a first for Atlantic Canada.

    Scientists race to prevent extinction of Atlantic whitefish in Nova Scotia

    Scientists race to prevent extinction of Atlantic whitefish in Nova Scotia


    There are now so few endangered Atlantic whitefish alive in Nova Scotia that researchers are capturing every juvenile they can find this year and whisking them to a fish hatchery for...

    There are now so few endangered Atlantic whitefish alive in Nova Scotia that researchers are capturing every juvenile they can find this year and whisking them to a fish hatchery for safekeeping.