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High Liner Foods beats fourth-quarter expectations in transformative year

High Liner Foods beats fourth-quarter expectations in transformative year

LUNENBURG, N.S. — High Liner Foods Inc. beat expectations as it capped what the Nova Scotia company called a transformative year.
Lionel Desmond's wife raised questions about peace bond same day as slayings

Lionel Desmond's wife raised questions about peace bond same day as slayings

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — Three hours before Shanna Desmond was killed by her husband, she sought information about how to get a peace bond, a fatality inquiry in Nova Scotia was told Tuesday.
N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government is opening the spending taps for roads and hospitals as economic growth is projected to flatten in what could be an election year. The 2020-21 provincial budget tabled Tuesday features $11.
Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

SHERBROOKE, N.S. — A U.S.-based conservation group has chosen a site in Nova Scotia where it plans to build a kind of retirement home for whales raised in captivity.

Highlights of the 2020-21 Nova Scotia provincial budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Finance Minister Karen Casey tabled the 2020-21 provincial budget Tuesday. Here are some highlights: - A forecast surplus of $55 million is projected on spending of just over $11.5 billion, with debt at $15.7-billion.
Woman with child in vehicle charged with impaired driving

Woman with child in vehicle charged with impaired driving

A concerned caller contacted police and told them they thought she was impaired when she picked up a child at a child care business, say RCMP
Doctor details how Lionel Desmond won approval to get a gun despite concerns

Doctor details how Lionel Desmond won approval to get a gun despite concerns

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Nova Scotia Liberal resigns from caucus over impaired driving charge

Nova Scotia Liberal resigns from caucus over impaired driving charge

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia legislator is resigning from the governing Liberal caucus in light of a charge related to an alleged impaired driving incident from 2018. Hugh MacKay, who represents Chester-St.
Research seeks to tap into craft-brewing potential of Maritime wild hops

Research seeks to tap into craft-brewing potential of Maritime wild hops

HALIFAX — Two federal research scientists are working with varieties of wild hops found in the Maritimes to see if some of their unique aromas can eventually be incorporated in craft beers.
Halifax police investigating after teen injured during arrest in Bedford

Halifax police investigating after teen injured during arrest in Bedford

HALIFAX — Two Halifax police officers have been placed on administrative duties after a teenage boy was injured during an arrest in Bedford, N.S., on Friday. A news release says two officers responded to a call at approximately 7:30 p.m.
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