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Nova Scotia's chief health officer says people should reconsider Cuban vacations

Nova Scotia's chief health officer says people should reconsider Cuban vacations

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health is suggesting people should reconsider non-essential foreign trips while the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world. Dr.
Call for action as U.S. reports sharp drop in North Atlantic right whale population

Call for action as U.S. reports sharp drop in North Atlantic right whale population

HALIFAX — A conservation organization is calling on the Canadian and U.S. governments to take action to protect North Atlantic right whales after new American data revealed a sharp decline in the endangered population. The U.S.
Halifax travel agency seeking to extend Atlantic bubble to Cuban resort this winter

Halifax travel agency seeking to extend Atlantic bubble to Cuban resort this winter

HALIFAX — A Halifax travel agency is offering two weeklong trips to Cuba reserved exclusively for residents of the Atlantic Canada bubble.
Another First Nation in Nova Scotia plans to start a self-regulated lobster fishery

Another First Nation in Nova Scotia plans to start a self-regulated lobster fishery

HALIFAX — Another First Nation is starting a self-regulated fishery in Nova Scotia even though it suffered backlash from the decision of the Sipekne'katik First Nation to harvest lobster outside the federally regulated fishing season.
Mi'kmaq fisherman intends to fight federal charges alleging illegal lobster catch

Mi'kmaq fisherman intends to fight federal charges alleging illegal lobster catch

HALIFAX — A fisherman from a Mi'kmaq community in Cape Breton says he intends to plead not guilty to charges of illegal fishing after his lobster traps were seized last year by federal fisheries officers in southwestern Nova Scotia.
Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

HALIFAX — After the pandemic prompted the cancellation of most of his concerts for 2020, Dave Gunning decided to raise laying hens on his rural Nova Scotia property. He immediately ran into a problem: Chicken wire was nowhere to be found.
Neptune Theatre, Discovery Centre create virtual PD Day camps

Neptune Theatre, Discovery Centre create virtual PD Day camps

The camps, open to children aged 7 to 12, will have themes such as Frozen, video games and Dungeons & Dragons
Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq chief casts doubt on Ottawa's bid to quell violence over lobster

Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq chief casts doubt on Ottawa's bid to quell violence over lobster

HALIFAX — The First Nations chief behind a small but contentious fishing fleet trapping Nova Scotia lobster outside the regulated season raised concerns on Sunday about Ottawa's latest bid to quell violent protests by non-Indigenous agitators.
Hurricane Epsilon making waves in Nova Scotia

Hurricane Epsilon making waves in Nova Scotia

Environment Canada advises caution as eastern coastlines of Nova Scotia are expected to see ocean swells of up to 4 metres
Federal representative hopes to ease tensions in Nova Scotia lobster dispute

Federal representative hopes to ease tensions in Nova Scotia lobster dispute

HALIFAX — The man tasked with lowering the temperature in a heated dispute over Nova Scotia lobster says he has a deeply personal relationship with the coastal area that has seen the most violence.
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