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Police investigating report of man tampering with women's drinks at Halifax bar

Police investigating report of man tampering with women's drinks at Halifax bar

HALIFAX — Brittany Bernard and Paige Fitzpatrick arrived around midnight Saturday at the Toothy Moose, a downtown Halifax cabaret packed with college and university students revelling in the end of exams.
Finding enough workers still challenge as Nova Scotia rolls out pre-primary

Finding enough workers still challenge as Nova Scotia rolls out pre-primary

HALIFAX — Private and non-profit child care operators in Nova Scotia say it remains to be seen how their sector will ultimately be affected by the ongoing rollout of universal pre-primary for four-year-olds across the province.

Best-selling author Afua Cooper appointed Halifax's new poet laureate

Halifax's new poet laureate says everybody has a tale to tell, and for the next two years the accomplished scholar, author and social justice advocate says she'll work to uncover residents' untold stories.
Man who allegedly yelled vulgar phrase at reporter heads to restorative justice

Man who allegedly yelled vulgar phrase at reporter heads to restorative justice

HALIFAX — A Halifax man accused of hurling a vulgar slur at a female reporter during a live broadcast has been referred to Nova Scotia's restorative justice process.
'She tried to murder me,' Nicholas Butcher says as defence closes its case

'She tried to murder me,' Nicholas Butcher says as defence closes its case

HALIFAX — Nicholas Butcher insisted Monday that the Montreal-born yoga instructor he's accused of killing actually tried to kill him, as the defence closed its case at the second-degree murder trial.

N.S. reports another online privacy breach, this time at Halifax school board

HALIFAX — There's been another online privacy breach in Nova Scotia, this time involving an internet-based registration system used by Halifax's school board.

'This is a huge environmental issue': City looks at restricting flyer delivery

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's capital is considering restricting flyer and ad mail delivery, potentially joining other Canadian cities that give residents the option of vetoing the uninvited paper clogging up their recycling bins.
Parents of Halifax mall murder plotter say she is not capable of violence

Parents of Halifax mall murder plotter say she is not capable of violence

HALIFAX — The family of Lindsay Souvannarath, the American woman sentenced to life in prison for plotting a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall, says she would never have carried out the murderous plan.
Federal environment minister defends BP Canada's plans to drill in N.S.

Federal environment minister defends BP Canada's plans to drill in N.S.

HALIFAX — Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna is defending BP Canada's plans to drill a deep-water exploration well roughly 330 kilometres off the coast of Halifax.
Ottawa launches online public consultation on plastic, marine waste

Ottawa launches online public consultation on plastic, marine waste

HALIFAX — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna launched a public consultation on plastic garbage Sunday as Ottawa tries to develop a national strategy to cut back on how much plastic Canadians use and toss away.
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