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Forecast of up to 15 centimetres of snow leads to school closures in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Schools across Nova Scotia were closed or arranged for early closures today as Environment Canada forecast between five and 15 centimetres of snow across the province.

WildBrain revenue to be hit by YouTube's new rules for kid-oriented advertising

HALIFAX — WildBrain Ltd. warns that its revenue will be negatively affected this year by YouTube's recently introduced new rules for advertising aimed at children under age 13.

Nova Scotia forest industry airs concerns over mill closure during AGM

HALIFAX — Dozens of people from Nova Scotia's forestry industry pressed their concerns Wednesday over the sector's future to members of a government transition team tasked with providing assistance following the closure of the Northern Pulp mill.
Rare video of spawning salmon should stop proposed N.S. gold mine: conservationists

Rare video of spawning salmon should stop proposed N.S. gold mine: conservationists

HALIFAX — Rare "intimate" video that captures wild Atlantic salmon spawning in a Nova Scotia brook near a proposed gold mine should help persuade governments to reject the project, conservation groups said Wednesday.

Sexual assault acquittal upheld in one case against college groundskeeper

HALIFAX — An acquittal has been upheld in a case where a former Halifax university groundskeeper was accused of sexually assaulting a young woman and recording portions of the incident on his phone.
Inquiry learns about gap in care for former soldier Lionel Desmond

Inquiry learns about gap in care for former soldier Lionel Desmond

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Further measures coming to protect endangered right whales, minister says

Further measures coming to protect endangered right whales, minister says

HALIFAX — Further measures are coming to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale in Canadian waters, federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan told a meeting on fishing gear innovation Tuesday.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr speaks at child soldiers panel

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr speaks at child soldiers panel

HALIFAX — Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr provided a small window of insight about his life since his return to Canada in 2013 during a rare public speaking appearance in Halifax.
Fatality inquiry: Lionel Desmond had complex mental health issues

Fatality inquiry: Lionel Desmond had complex mental health issues

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.

Nova Scotia Tory leader says party will introduce legislation for ridesharing

HALIFAX — The Opposition Progressive Conservatives in Nova Scotia say they'll introduce legislation to welcome ridesharing in the province.
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