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Academic group launches probe into alleged racial profiling of black student

HALIFAX — A national academic group is probing an incident in which a black university student says he was singled out based on his race during a conference and falsely accused of stealing a laptop.
Survey suggests Canadians eager to shift from plastic packages, but cost a factor

Survey suggests Canadians eager to shift from plastic packages, but cost a factor

HALIFAX — A survey of over 1,000 Canadians indicates the vast majority of respondents are eager to reduce single use plastics, but aren't always on board with paying more for alternatives.
N.S. information czar says province is simply ignoring too many of her findings

N.S. information czar says province is simply ignoring too many of her findings

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's freedom of information commissioner says too many of her formal findings are simply being refused by provincial departments.
Accused of genocide, founder of Halifax faces further public scrutiny

Accused of genocide, founder of Halifax faces further public scrutiny

HALIFAX — For almost a decade, the residents of Halifax have found themselves in the middle of an uncomfortable debate about the founder of their historic port city.
'I wanted to cry:' Nova Scotia teen thrilled with McCartney shoutout

'I wanted to cry:' Nova Scotia teen thrilled with McCartney shoutout

Stevens and her classmates at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, N.S., recorded the song to highlight the United Nations' International Year of Indigenous Languages
Nova Scotia funds play-based autism program for pre-schoolers and their parents

Nova Scotia funds play-based autism program for pre-schoolers and their parents

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is funding a play-based program for children with autism and their parents. The province announced $2 million today towards the QuickStart program at a news conference held at the Autism Nova Scotia centre in Halifax.
Canadian D-Day film footage among the best known invasion images

Canadian D-Day film footage among the best known invasion images

HALIFAX — Some of the most vivid film footage of the D-Day landings 75-years ago was shot by a Canadian military film unit using technology obtained from U.S. allies.
Nova Scotia nursing law places all types of nurses under single regulatory body

Nova Scotia nursing law places all types of nurses under single regulatory body

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's various types of nurses are being regulated under a single piece of legislation as of today.
DHX Media says Sakthi Global Holdings has made unsolicited offer for company

DHX Media says Sakthi Global Holdings has made unsolicited offer for company

HALIFAX — DHX Media says Indian company Sakthi Global Holdings has made an unsolicited offer for the company. Financial terms of the proposal were not immediately available.
FBI reaching out to users of the defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange

FBI reaching out to users of the defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange

HALIFAX — The FBI has stepped up its investigation into the demise of Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX, which was one of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchanges before it was shut down amid a storm of controversy.
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