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Nova Scotia law would renew purchase agreements with tidal power producers

Nova Scotia law would renew purchase agreements with tidal power producers

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is proposing legislative changes to further support the development of tidal energy.
John Buchanan, folksy Nova Scotia premier who held office for 12 years, dies at 88

John Buchanan, folksy Nova Scotia premier who held office for 12 years, dies at 88

HALIFAX — Former Nova Scotia premier John Buchanan, whose political charm propelled his Progressive Conservatives to four consecutive majority governments, has died in Halifax at the age of 88.

Sydney man killed in single-vehicle crash on Cabot Trail in Middle River, N.S.

MIDDLE RIVER, N.S. — A 54-year-old man from Sydney, N.S., has died in a single-vehicle accident on the Cabot Trial. RCMP say the man's SUV left the scenic road in Middle River on Thursday morning and went down an embankment.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

When asked why he didn't reveal his dual citizenship publicly before, Scheer said: "No one's ever asked me before"
Northern Pulp report on effluent pipe proposal forecasts no significant impacts

Northern Pulp report on effluent pipe proposal forecasts no significant impacts

HALIFAX — A report by the Northern Pulp mill on its controversial effluent treatment plant proposal says the millions of litres of treated wastewater to be pumped daily into the nearby Northumberland Strait will have no significant impact on water qu
Major bridges may targeted as environmental group plans protest Monday

Major bridges may targeted as environmental group plans protest Monday

HALIFAX — A group of environmental activists is planning to try to shut down some of Canada's busiest bridges on Monday by having protesters lie down or sit in traffic lanes. The Extinction Rebellion group's targets include the Angus L.
Last Sable Island horse in captivity dies at wildlife park in Nova Scotia

Last Sable Island horse in captivity dies at wildlife park in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The last Sable Island horse in captivity — a stocky, chestnut-coloured male with no name — has died.

Halifax police arrest man in connection with 2013 murder of Matthew Sudds

Halifax police say they have arrested a man in connection with the 2013 killing of Matthew Thomas Sudds. Police say they travelled to Mission, B.C., on Wednesday to arrest 33-year-old Devlin Tyson Glasgow.
Last Sable Island horse in captivity dies at wildlife park in Nova Scotia

Last Sable Island horse in captivity dies at wildlife park in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The last Sable Island horse in captivity has died. The 30-year-old animal, which did not have a name and was declining in health, was euthanized on the weekend at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park north of Halifax.

Nova Scotia considering regulations that would ban flavoured vaping products

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says his government is looking at regulations that could ban flavoured vaping products in the province.
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