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Projects will help Nova Scotia prepare for rising sea levels, storms

Projects will help Nova Scotia prepare for rising sea levels, storms

GRAND PRE, N.S. — Funding to rehabilitate close to a quarter of Nova Scotia's aging dikes threatened by rising sea levels is being announced today in the Annapolis Valley.
Multinational shuts Nova Scotia carpet plant, moves work to Georgia

Multinational shuts Nova Scotia carpet plant, moves work to Georgia

TRURO, N.S. — Hundreds of workers will soon be without jobs following the closure of a Truro, N.S., carpet plant, one of the city's oldest operating manufacturers.
Appeal court wonders about future danger posed by Halifax mall plotter

Appeal court wonders about future danger posed by Halifax mall plotter

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court focused on the potential future danger posed by an American woman who plotted a Valentine's Day shooting spree at a Halifax mall as she appealed her life sentence Tuesday.
Nova Scotia seeking firms to explore possibility of digging out remaining coal

Nova Scotia seeking firms to explore possibility of digging out remaining coal

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government wants to retrieve coal from old mines, even as its federal counterpart aims for the phasing out of coal-fired electricity.

Alleged drunk driver rear-ends Nova Scotia school bus, but no students injured

GROSSES COQUES, N.S. — Police say an alleged drunk driver ploughed into a school bus in southwestern Nova Scotia on Monday afternoon, badly damaging his car but causing no injuries. The bus was stopped on Highway 1 near Grosses Coques, N.S.
Victim has guns pointed at her during Colchester County home invasion

Victim has guns pointed at her during Colchester County home invasion

Seven firearms were stolen during the Montrose home invasion
Man facing impaired driving charges in Digby County after car crashes into school bus

Man facing impaired driving charges in Digby County after car crashes into school bus

Police say students were getting off the bus when it was rear-ended by a small car

N.S. report calls for improved representation for black, Acadian voters

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia should return to 55 electoral districts — including the restoration of four protected districts aimed at improving representation for black and Acadian voters, an independent commission says.

Former children's hospital CEO to make plea on fraud, breach of trust charges

HALIFAX — The former CEO of Halifax's IWK Health Centre is expected to make a plea on fraud and breach of trust charges in June. Tracy Kitch's case was put off Monday in Halifax provincial court until June 10 for election and plea.
Stolen wooden fisherman known as 'Shorty' returned to NS business

Stolen wooden fisherman known as 'Shorty' returned to NS business

PEGGY'S COVE, N.S. — A popular wooden fisherman that was stolen from a tourist spot in Peggy's Cove, N.S., earlier this week is now back in front of his owner's business.
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