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    Staffer in cabinet minister's office sanitized Hines's Wikipedia entry

    Staffer in cabinet minister's office sanitized Hines's Wikipedia entry


    A member of cabinet minister Lloyd Hines's staff removed unflattering information about Hines from the Wikipedia entry about the Transportation Minister, replacing it with a glowing tribute to his municipal...

    A member of cabinet minister Lloyd Hines's staff removed unflattering information about Hines from the Wikipedia entry about the Transportation Minister, replacing it with a glowing tribute to his municipal career.

    Costs pile up from delayed Canadian Coast Guard vessel refit

    Costs pile up from delayed Canadian Coast Guard vessel refit


    The coast guard has been forced to spend more than $2.5 million this fall to charter vessels to carry out at-sea science surveys because a much-delayed refit has left its own research ship...

    The coast guard has been forced to spend more than $2.5 million this fall to charter vessels to carry out at-sea science surveys because a much-delayed refit has left its own research ship unavailable.

    Mild autumn means ticks still a threat in the woods

    Mild autumn means ticks still a threat in the woods


    A Nova Scotia zoologist says there been an increase in tick reports as the mild fall weather...

    A Nova Scotia zoologist says there been an increase in tick reports as the mild fall weather persists.

    'Critical shortage' of daycare workers forecast after immigration error

    'Critical shortage' of daycare workers forecast after immigration error


    A mistake in the federal immigration system has left more than 50 international students at a Halifax career college in a panic and daycare centres are expecting a staffing...

    A mistake in the federal immigration system has left more than 50 international students at a Halifax career college in a panic and daycare centres are expecting a staffing shortage.

    Lunenburg woman dead after crash in northeast N.B.

    Lunenburg woman dead after crash in northeast N.B.


    An 80-year-old Nova Scotia woman has died after the vehicle she was a passenger in left the road and landed in a ditch near Tabusintac,...

    An 80-year-old Nova Scotia woman has died after the vehicle she was a passenger in left the road and landed in a ditch near Tabusintac, N.B.

    Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year

    Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year


    A total of $95,000 was handed out to visual artists, musicians and craftsmen, including $5,000 each for another new award for emerging...

    A total of $95,000 was handed out to visual artists, musicians and craftsmen, including $5,000 each for another new award for emerging artists.

    'Time to win': Tim Houston running for PC Party leader

    'Time to win': Tim Houston running for PC Party leader


    Tim Houston, MLA for Pictou East and the opposition party's finance critic, made the announcement in front of hundreds of people in New Glasgow...

    Tim Houston, MLA for Pictou East and the opposition party's finance critic, made the announcement in front of hundreds of people in New Glasgow Sunday.

    'Hip fans are everywhere': Gord Downie tribute beer a hit

    'Hip fans are everywhere': Gord Downie tribute beer a hit


    People looking to get their hands on the Courage beer, made by some Nova Scotian breweries as a tribute to Gord Downie, are going to need some luck as supplies are...

    People looking to get their hands on the Courage beer, made by some Nova Scotian breweries as a tribute to Gord Downie, are going to need some luck as supplies are dwindling.

    'Barbaric mutilation': N.S. animal welfare advocates hope cat declawing ban near

    'Barbaric mutilation': N.S. animal welfare advocates hope cat declawing ban near


    If Nova Scotia veterinarians fail to pass a motion at their December meeting, the province will likely be asked to enact a ban on cat declawing, says animal welfare activist and former Halifax...

    If Nova Scotia veterinarians fail to pass a motion at their December meeting, the province will likely be asked to enact a ban on cat declawing, says animal welfare activist and former Halifax vet.

    African Nova Scotia elders' stories inspire young people

    African Nova Scotia elders' stories inspire young people


    The Kuumba Cultural Project brings African Nova Scotian elders together to share their stories with young people from Halifax and the Annapolis...

    The Kuumba Cultural Project brings African Nova Scotian elders together to share their stories with young people from Halifax and the Annapolis Valley.

    'They haven't forgotten us': Former refugees meet Kosovo president

    'They haven't forgotten us': Former refugees meet Kosovo president


    President Hashim Thaçi, who is in Nova Scotia this weekend for the Halifax International Security Forum, says he wanted to visit CFB Halifax to say thank...

    President Hashim Thaçi, who is in Nova Scotia this weekend for the Halifax International Security Forum, says he wanted to visit CFB Halifax to say thank you.

    Western Mustangs trounce Acadia Axemen 81-3 in Uteck Bowl

    Western Mustangs trounce Acadia Axemen 81-3 in Uteck Bowl


    Just four days after an exhilarating overtime victory over the Saint Mary's Huskies, the Acadia Axemen were back on the gridiron and the Western Mustangs proved to be even better than...

    Just four days after an exhilarating overtime victory over the Saint Mary's Huskies, the Acadia Axemen were back on the gridiron and the Western Mustangs proved to be even better than billed.

    Hundreds gather to watch Christmas tree for Boston send-off

    Hundreds gather to watch Christmas tree for Boston send-off


    About 300 people gathered at the Halifax's blustery Grand Parade square on Friday for an annual tradition: the official send-off for a huge Christmas tree destined for...

    About 300 people gathered at the Halifax's blustery Grand Parade square on Friday for an annual tradition: the official send-off for a huge Christmas tree destined for Boston.