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Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has to reimburse a retiree for a court skirmish over a report suggesting a licence plate bearing his family name supports sexual violence against women.
Indigenous prof resigns in protest over lack of Aboriginal faculty, curriculum

Indigenous prof resigns in protest over lack of Aboriginal faculty, curriculum

HALIFAX — An Indigenous professor at Saint Mary's University is resigning in protest over what she calls the Halifax university's failure to "indigenize the academy" and confront the legacy of colonialism.
Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid lengthy battle over licence plate

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has to reimburse a retiree for a court skirmish over a report suggesting a licence plate bearing his last name supports sexual violence against women.
Nova Scotia unveils new Mi'kmaq licence plate featuring petroglyph

Nova Scotia unveils new Mi'kmaq licence plate featuring petroglyph

TRURO, N.S. — The Nova Scotia government has unveiled a new Mi'kmaq licence plate, the latest cultural group in the province to receive its own plate. The licence plate, unveiled Friday in Truro, N.S.

'She never said no to me once,' military cop tells his sex-assault court martial

HALIFAX — A Halifax-based military policeman facing a sexual assault charge says a female officer didn't object at any point during sex he believes was consensual. Sgt.
Ceremony held to mark grand opening of Nova Scotia Indigenous court

Ceremony held to mark grand opening of Nova Scotia Indigenous court

WAGMATCOOK, N.S. — Nova Scotia has become the first province in Canada to open a superior court on a reserve that will incorporate Indigenous restorative justice traditions and customs. "We can't just talk about reconciliation.

N.S. details extent of bedsore 'emergency' after 40-year-old woman's death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says more than 150 nursing-home residents are suffering from serious bedsores, as a union proposes legislation to improve care following the death of a 40-year-old woman with an infected bedsore.

Halifax police warn motorists after snapping turtle hit during morning rush hour

Halifax police fear carnage on a busy city highway because of the slowest-moving of creatures: turtles. A snapping turtle was euthanized Thursday after being hit on a roadway separating a busy shopping district from a popular park. Const.

Dalhousie University agricultural institute shut after stubborn fire

BIBLE HILL, N.S. — The main building at Dalhousie University's agricultural campus is off-limits to students and faculty after a stubborn fire that kept multiple fire departments busy for hours.

Military kept alleged sex assault 'in house' at complainant's request: witness

HALIFAX — A Halifax-based military policeman told investigators that he had consensual sex with a female officer while on a naval exercise overseas and was "shocked" when he found out he was being accused of sexual assault. Sgt.
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