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Funding unveiled for new $13-million arts centre in downtown Halifax

HALIFAX — A proposed $13-million arts centre in downtown Halifax is closer to fruition, with the announcement of more than $10 million in federal and provincial funding.

Driver takes off in wrong car, fuels it up and then returns it to rightful owner

HALIFAX — It was a case of automotive mistaken identity involving an inattentive driver and a friendly settlement of fuel. Halifax RCMP say they received a call Sunday evening from a person who went into a business in Hammonds Plains, N.S.
Ellen Page steps up attack on Nova Scotia pulp mill's effluent pipeline

Ellen Page steps up attack on Nova Scotia pulp mill's effluent pipeline

HALIFAX — Hollywood actor Ellen Page is doubling down on her criticism of a Nova Scotia pulp mill, rallying her 1.4 million Twitter followers against its plan to build an effluent pipeline into the ocean.
Twinning project for deadly Nova Scotia highway seeking environmental approval

Twinning project for deadly Nova Scotia highway seeking environmental approval

SUTHERLANDS RIVER, N.S. — Nova Scotia's Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has requested environmental approval to twin a highway that has been the site of hundreds of crashes and multiple fatalities in the last decade.
'We are the pioneers' N.S. prof striving to create perfect Christmas tree

'We are the pioneers' N.S. prof striving to create perfect Christmas tree

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia professor is striving to create the ideal Christmas tree, inside the only research lab of its kind in the world. Dalhousie University's Raj Lada is the director of the Christmas Tree Research Centre in Truro, N.S.
Halifax airport operations normalize after Boeing 747 runway overshoot

Halifax airport operations normalize after Boeing 747 runway overshoot

HALIFAX — The Halifax Stanfield International Airport has resumed normal operations a month after a plane overshot a runway, taking out navigational equipment and leaving a trail of debris in its wake. On Nov.
High 104 twinning project awaiting environmental approval

High 104 twinning project awaiting environmental approval

The deadly highway saw 444 crashes between Antigonish and Sutherlands River from 2007-2015.

U.S. military aircraft makes emergency landing in Halifax, no injuries reported

HALIFAX — Airport officials say an American military aircraft made an emergency landing in Halifax early Saturday afternoon.

Nova Scotia community rallies behind hundreds who lost their jobs ahead of holidays

SYDNEY, N.S. — A Cape Breton community has leaped into action following the sudden closure of a Sydney, N.S., call centre that left nearly 700 people without jobs just three weeks before Christmas.

Call centre abruptly closes in Cape Breton, leaving hundreds without work

SYDNEY, N.S.
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