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Treaty rights rally to take place on Halifax Waterfront

Treaty rights rally to take place on Halifax Waterfront

Hundreds are expected to show their support for Mi'kmaw fishers in response to the mounting tension between Indigenous fishers and non-indigenous lobster fishers in Saulnierville, N.S.
As restaurants brace for cold weather, second wave, industry seeks meal subsidy

As restaurants brace for cold weather, second wave, industry seeks meal subsidy

HALIFAX — Two things are keeping Brenda O'Reilly’s restaurants in Newfoundland and Labrador afloat: Government subsidies and patios. “Patios have been a real godsend,” the owner of four St. John’s restaurants said in an interview Friday.
'Not a conservation concern': N.S. Mi'kmaq won't deplete lobster stock, says expert

'Not a conservation concern': N.S. Mi'kmaq won't deplete lobster stock, says expert

HALIFAX — An Indigenous-run lobster fishery off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia isn't the big environmental threat that it's being made out to be, according to a fisheries expert.
Halifax area man faces numerous charges for weapons smuggling:CBSA

Halifax area man faces numerous charges for weapons smuggling:CBSA

HALIFAX — The Canada Border Services Agency says a 68-year-old Halifax area man faces numerous charges following a weapons smuggling investigation. The agency says Brian Burke Taylor, of Porters Lake, N.S.
Retailers reinventing brick-and-mortar stores to lure back wary shoppers

Retailers reinventing brick-and-mortar stores to lure back wary shoppers

HALIFAX — A sparkly jewelry store with interactive displays. An upscale parka retailer with a walk-in freezer. A cosmetics store with virtual makeup to try on.
'No one else wrote like him": friends mourn death of Nova Scotia poet Don Domanski

'No one else wrote like him": friends mourn death of Nova Scotia poet Don Domanski

HALIFAX — When poet Sue Sinclair heard of Don Domanski's death earlier this month, she sat outside her home and contemplated her late colleague's views on life. Domanski, a Governor General's Award winner who died of a heart attack Sept.
N.S. appeals court hears case of woman trying to stop husband's assisted death

N.S. appeals court hears case of woman trying to stop husband's assisted death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court reserved its decision Thursday following a hearing during which an 82-year-old woman tried to stop her husband from receiving a medically assisted death.
Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

HALIFAX — The centre of post-tropical storm Teddy made landfall in eastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday morning and then trudged across southern Cape Breton, its 100-kilometre-per-hour winds causing power outages — but not much damage.
With trick-or-treating in doubt, experts say Halloween sales could be weak

With trick-or-treating in doubt, experts say Halloween sales could be weak

HALIFAX — A Halloween night that falls on both a Saturday and a full moon would normally be ideal for candy, costume and decoration sales – and werewolves.
Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Residents of Halifax and Nova Scotia's eastern shore were warned to stay away from the coastline as hurricane Teddy churned its way toward Atlantic Canada on Tuesday, pushing a storm surge ahead of its swirling winds.
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