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Two Mi'kmaq fishermen die after oyster boat capsizes off Nova Scotia

BAYFIELD, N.S. — Two young Mi'kmaq fishermen have died after their boat capsized near Bayfield, N.S. RCMP said the men's 16-foot skiff capsized in strong winds Monday afternoon, but a woman managed to get to shore and make a frantic 911 call.
QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange officially placed in bankruptcy

QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange officially placed in bankruptcy

HALIFAX — Less than three months after one of Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges was shut down amid a swirl of controversy, a bid to restructure Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX has failed and the virtual company has officially entered bankruptcy pr
N.S. met duty to consult with first nation on Alton Gas project:minister

N.S. met duty to consult with first nation on Alton Gas project:minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia conducted sufficient consultations with the Sipekne'katik First Nation on a controversial project to store natural gas in underground caverns north of Halifax, the environment minister has ruled.
N.S. RCMP officer injured after out-of-control vehicle hits his SUV

N.S. RCMP officer injured after out-of-control vehicle hits his SUV

FALL RIVER, N.S. — A Nova Scotia Mountie was injured when his SUV was hit by an out-of-control motorist at the scene of a separate collision. RCMP say the officer was treated for minor injuries at hospital and released.

Nova Scotia unveils new buildings at three community college campuses

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has unveiled $24 million in expansion projects for the province's community college system.

Snowfall warnings: Maritime region bracing for nasty wintry blast

HALIFAX — Residents of a wide swath of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are bracing for a spring snowstorm. Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for western Nova Scotia and southern New Brunswick.

Person with pellet pistol arrested at Halifax's downtown library

HALIFAX — Police arrested a person carrying a pellet pistol in Halifax's Central Library today. Police responded to a report just before 5 p.m. that a person was in the downtown building with a firearm.
'This is a wake-up call:' swift action needed on rising seas, experts say

'This is a wake-up call:' swift action needed on rising seas, experts say

HALIFAX — Worrying figures released this week on the rising seas in Atlantic Canada should prompt governments and citizens to move more swiftly to protect coastal buildings and vital transport links, say flooding experts.
'Systemic racism': Nova Scotia inquiry into abuse enters final phase

'Systemic racism': Nova Scotia inquiry into abuse enters final phase

HALIFAX — The only black member of the Nova Scotia cabinet was moved to tears Friday as he stood in the legislature to announce that a gut-wrenching, three-year inquiry into abuse at an orphanage for black children had entered its final phase.
Fashion designer creates tartan for N.S. legislature on 200th anniversary

Fashion designer creates tartan for N.S. legislature on 200th anniversary

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia legislature is giving a nod to the province's Scottish heritage — unveiling a new registered tartan made by a young Halifax fashion designer. The tartan is a first for a Canadian parliament.
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