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Halifax school board wants province to pay for more bus rides

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:46:41 EST


A Halifax Regional School Board member wants the province to rethink what it considers a reasonable walking distance to school for students.

Restaurant wants $500K from government, Nova Centre developers over lost business

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:32:56 EST


The Wooden Monkey restaurant in downtown Halifax is taking its effort to get compensation for construction-related losses to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.

Why a Christmas tree was on the Macdonald Bridge this weekend

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:49:53 EST


The evergreen was placed there by Ironworkers Local 752 as part of a topping out ceremony, a tradition that marks the completion of a big job.

Sex assault trial ends abruptly with guilty pleas on 2 lesser charges

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:59:47 EST


A trial has come to an abrupt end for a former Dalhousie University student facing charges including the alleged sexual assault of an ex-girlfriend.

Mom loses custody of dangerously overweight son

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:47:51 EST


A Cape Breton woman has lost custody of her seven-year-old son because she allowed his weight to balloon to alarming levels, failed to provide proper care and kept him in a home infested with mice.

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Devon Marteeko Downey pleads guilty to manslaughter in Halifax assault

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:37:04 EST


Devon Marteeko Downey, 24, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter a year after he was charged in connection with a confrontation in downtown Halifax.

Lobster thieves strike 2 fishing boats at same wharf in a week

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:51:34 EST


RCMP say two caches of crustaceans taken in one week from Port Mouton, N.S., wharf.

Nova Scotia's politicians want cameras rolling for all committees — not just some

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:55:30 EST


MLAs from all three major parties agree it's worth looking at changing legislature rules to allow the broadcast of more committee hearings.

8-year-old girl and friends resist attempted abduction in Truro

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:50:21 EST


Truro police are investigating the attempted abduction of an eight-year-old girl at a local hotel over the weekend.

Online map sheds light on money spent to expropriate Africville land

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST


An amateur architectural historian spent hours reading through all of the Halifax city council minutes from the 1960s to determine how much Africville residents were paid to have their land expropriated, then built a map.

'An awful lot' of prison violence leaves feds with growing legal burden

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:50:33 EST


Canada's prison service faced 1,200 legal actions at the end of last March — a figure the federal prison ombudsman says is enough to keep an entire law firm busy.

Update on Halifax police drug audit finds 'significant' progress, but some exhibits still missing

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST


A review of 34 recommendations for the way Halifax Regional Police handle drug exhibits in criminal matters shows 24 are complete and 11 are ongoing.

'It's a woman's world, too,' says 1st female president of Whitney Pier legion

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:06:58 EST


Myrtle MacKinnon was sworn in as the president of the Whitney Pier branch of the Royal Canadian Legion this month.

Elite female athletes encourage girls to stick with sports

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:23:14 EST


Girls aged 8 to 18 got to train and chat with Olympic and Pam Am Games athletes at the Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club in Dartmouth on Sunday.