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Cape Breton man, 43, faces charge of criminal negligence in infant boy's death

SYDNEY, N.S. — A 43-year-old Cape Breton man is facing charges in relation to the death of a four-month-old boy. Jason Wayne Comer will appear in Sydney provincial court Jan. 29 charged with criminal negligence causing death.

Wild blueberries: Nova Scotia pushing for product innovations

HALIFAX — Wild blueberries are Nova Scotia's leading agricultural export and the provincial government is looking for new ways to push sales even higher. That's why the Department of Agriculture has launched its Wild Blueberry Innovation Challenge.
RCMP help mother of missing Nova Scotia man issue desperate online plea

RCMP help mother of missing Nova Scotia man issue desperate online plea

BIBLE HILL, N.S. — A Nova Scotia woman has issued a desperate online plea for information that could help find her son, who was reported missing four months ago.
N.S. Crown attorneys reach tentative deal with provincial government

N.S. Crown attorneys reach tentative deal with provincial government

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Crown attorneys have reached a tentative labour deal with the province after negotiations that were prompted by a tense walkout in late October.
Grocer Empire Co. reports $154.6M Q2 profit, up from $103.8M a year ago

Grocer Empire Co. reports $154.6M Q2 profit, up from $103.8M a year ago

STELLARTON, N.S. — One of Canada's largest grocers has experienced "a slight softening in sales" over the past few months, prompting the company to closer watch the Canadian economy for signs consumer spending patterns will change.
Key decision on fate of Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp mill could come any day

Key decision on fate of Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp mill could come any day

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government could make a key decision as early as Friday regarding the fate of a pulp mill and the thousands of forest industry jobs it supports.
Locals face legal costs after losing land dispute to McCain heiress

Locals face legal costs after losing land dispute to McCain heiress

HALIFAX — A dispute over access to a strip of Nova Scotia sand has concluded in favour of an heiress to the McCain business dynasty, with local residents facing payment of legal costs.

Nova Scotia hockey officials form task force to combat racism, discrimination

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's governing body for amateur hockey has assembled a task force to deal with discrimination in the sport after an Indigenous player said he was subjected to racist taunts during a recent game in Cape Breton.
Power knocked out in parts of the Maritimes by powerful wind storm

Power knocked out in parts of the Maritimes by powerful wind storm

HALIFAX — More than 50,000 homes and businesses were temporarily without electricity across the Maritimes on Tuesday morning as a powerful rain storm downed power lines, damaged buildings and forced the closure of some schools and businesses.

Cape Breton police charge three officers after cop car collisions

SYDNEY, N.S. — Three Cape Breton constables are being charged under Nova Scotia's Motor Vehicle Act for crashing their police vehicles while responding to emergency calls.
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