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Drug traffickers logging huge highway miles are endangering the public

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:00:23 EST

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Drug traffickers driving long distances to transport their illegal wares are putting the public at risk with their non-stop driving, say the RCMP.




How to fight back against rising bank fees on chequing accounts

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Canada’s big banks continue to hike personal bank fees. Many banks are also making it more difficult to avoid one of the largest and most irritating fees — that pesky chequing account charge.




Two cars flee Halifax police in separate incidents on Albro Lake Road

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:00:12 EST

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Police were ignored by two drivers on Albro Lake Road in Dartmouth Saturday night. Both sped away after officers turned on their police lights, said the Halifax Regional Police.




Got skates? Donations sought for Truro's new outdoor community rink

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The Town of Truro, N.S., is conducting a skate drive so that people using its new outdoor community rink always have a pair of blades available.




Will the White House change Trump? His biographers weigh in

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Donald Trump's need for approval as well as his insecurities over his intellect and wealth offer insight into how he'll act as U.S. president, say two of his biographers.




Maritimers rally in support of Women's March on Washington

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:21:58 EST

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People wearing pink hats and hoisting signs reading 'The Future is Female' and 'Make America Kind Again' sang, chanted and cheered together in many Maritime cities.




Lunar New Year celebration at Pier 21 brightens 'dreary' month

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:28:53 EST

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Jan. 28 marks the start of the Year of the Rooster, but the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 got an early start on celebrations this weekend with performances and workshops.




Hope Blooms founder glad Arlene Dickinson spoke 'her truth' about Kevin O'Leary

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:30:00 EST

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The founder of Hope Blooms, a youth-run business that sells salad dressing, says she was surprised but appreciative to find the Halifax group mentioned in a blunt critique of federal Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O'Leary.




A fare job: Cabbie retires after 60 years, 45 Impalas and millions of kilometres

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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In 1956, a young Fred Romkey turned the key on his second-hand Chevrolet Impala to start his first day as a taxi driver. Sixty years later, at the age of 89, he's finally retired.




NHL Hall of Famer Ray Bourque to play in Long Pond Heritage Classic

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:00:00 EST

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Former Boston Bruins great Ray Bourque will be the star attraction at Saturday's Long Pond Heritage Classic in Windsor, N.S.




From 'zombie' urchins to seafood gold? Studies test sea urchin farming in Canada

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

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Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn 'zombie' urchins which can denude kelp beds into profitable seafood — but there is a question about the ecological cost.




'Women are strong': Halifax part of worldwide women's marches in response to Trump

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Organizers are hoping hundreds of people in Halifax will rally this weekend in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.




Forum explores using art to make Nova Scotia more just

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:00:00 EST

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A forum Saturday afternoon at the Halifax Central Library will explore ideas from young artists on how to make Nova Scotia a more just society.




Rewards or low interest rates? How to choose a credit card that works for you

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Credit cards with a lower interest rate may be more worthwhile than rewards cards for some people.




Taxi crashes through shop window on Spring Garden Road

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:51:25 EST

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A taxi driver has been ticketed after his vehicle crashed through the front window of a store on Spring Garden Road on Friday evening.