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Royal Canadian Navy spending $21.7 million to buy radar antennas for frigates

HALIFAX — Ottawa says it will spend $21.7 million to buy additional antennas for the radar systems used aboard the Royal Canadian Navy's frigates.
Fractured care system ill-equipped to deal with abuse at Halifax orphanage

Fractured care system ill-equipped to deal with abuse at Halifax orphanage

HALIFAX — A new report from an ongoing public inquiry into decades of abuse at a Halifax-area orphanage says a fragmented system of care wasn't equipped to address the needs of children who were vulnerable.
Royal Canadian Air Force base in Nova Scotia getting energy efficiency upgrades

Royal Canadian Air Force base in Nova Scotia getting energy efficiency upgrades

HALIFAX — The largest Royal Canadian Air Force base on the East Coast is getting $20 million in environmental upgrades.
Inquiry into murder-suicide involving Afghan veteran to being early next year

Inquiry into murder-suicide involving Afghan veteran to being early next year

HALIFAX — The long-awaited fatality inquiry into the death of an Afghan war veteran who killed his family and himself in rural Nova Scotia is expected to begin early next year — more than two years after the killings.
Filipino workers feared deportation if they didn't comply with boss's demands

Filipino workers feared deportation if they didn't comply with boss's demands

HALIFAX — Liza Alcantara came to Canada from the Philippines with a dream to make a better life for her family.
Nova Scotia to repair vessel that survived Halifax Explosion 101 years ago

Nova Scotia to repair vessel that survived Halifax Explosion 101 years ago

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it's making repairs to a vessel that survived the Halifax Explosion.
Investigation into death of young Aboriginal mother will take time, RCMP say

Investigation into death of young Aboriginal mother will take time, RCMP say

WAYCOBAH, N.S. — The Nova Scotia RCMP say they are looking for answers in the death of a 22-year-old woman on the We'koqma'q First Nation, but warn such investigations take time. Cassidy Bernard was found dead Oct.
CN Rail in joint bid for stake in largest container terminal in Eastern Canada

CN Rail in joint bid for stake in largest container terminal in Eastern Canada

HALIFAX — Canadian National Railway is aiming to recreate its west coast success by bidding to acquire a stake in the largest container terminal in Eastern Canada.
Halifax baker creates the donair cupcake, with the meat baked right in

Halifax baker creates the donair cupcake, with the meat baked right in

HALIFAX — It would only be created in Halifax: The donair cupcake. A local bakery has created the unlikely confection to go on sale this Saturday — National Donair Day.
With survivors' voices silent, the Halifax Explosion is now a second-hand story.

With survivors' voices silent, the Halifax Explosion is now a second-hand story.

HALIFAX — As people gather to mark the anniversary of one of Canada's worst human-made disasters, largely absent will be those who survived its fury.
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