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Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's sudden decision to step away from politics has political observers speculating on a potential successor and how this person will position the province's majority Liberal government.

Nova Scotia woman charged after four children left in parked car near Walmart

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — A 60-year-old Nova Scotia woman is facing charges for allegedly leaving four young children alone in a car parked near the Walmart in New Glasgow.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

HALIFAX — During more than six years as Nova Scotia premier, Stephen McNeil earned a reputation as an ardent fiscal conservative who wasn't shy about taking on the province's public sector unions.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announces he is leaving politics

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announces he is leaving politics

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil unexpectedly announced his departure from politics Thursday, saying he stayed on the job longer than planned because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Georges Island: public granted access to historic site in Halifax harbour

Georges Island: public granted access to historic site in Halifax harbour

HALIFAX — Georges Island, a small but historic chunk of land in the middle of Halifax harbour, has long been off limits to tourists — even though it has been a national historic site since 1965.
Husband of N.S. mass shooting victim criticizes sale of replica police cars with gear

Husband of N.S. mass shooting victim criticizes sale of replica police cars with gear

HALIFAX — The husband of a woman killed in the Nova Scotia mass shooting is criticizing the continued online sale of retired police vehicles that are still equipped with official gear.
COVID-19 fallout: Ottawa announces details of support program for fishermen

COVID-19 fallout: Ottawa announces details of support program for fishermen

HALIFAX — Ottawa has unveiled details of a $469-million program aimed at helping Canada's fish harvesters deal with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nova Scotia Tories release estimated $634 million plan for long-term care

HALIFAX — An estimated $634-million plan aimed at improving Nova Scotia's long-term care sector released Wednesday by the province's Opposition Progressive Conservatives focuses on adding more resources and support to the network.
Two security breaches affects health information of 211 people in Nova Scotia

Two security breaches affects health information of 211 people in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The health information of 211 people was inappropriately accessed during a pair of unrelated security breaches, the Nova Scotia Health Authority said Tuesday.

Nova Scotia man accused of sexually assaulting three people over five years

DIGBY, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP have accused a man from Digby County of sexually assaulting three people over the past five years. The Mounties have also reached out to the community to determine if there are any other victims.
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