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Nickelodeon signs deal for new animated kids series from DHX Media, Cartoon Saloon

Nickelodeon signs deal for new animated kids series from DHX Media, Cartoon Saloon

HALIFAX — Nickelodeon International has agreed to buy international rights to the new "Dorg Van Dango" animated kids program that's being co-produced by DHX Media and Cartoon Saloon.

Mounties get help for stricken seal on Nova Scotia's south shore

SHELBURNE, N.S. — A Nova Scotia Mountie helped rescue a seal that was found near a business in Shelburne.
Ottawa to fund cleanup of buildings, debris on iconic Sable Island

Ottawa to fund cleanup of buildings, debris on iconic Sable Island

HALIFAX — Sable Island — the windswept sandbar off Nova Scotia famous for its wild horses and the world's largest breeding colony of grey seals — is getting federal money for a cleanup. Ottawa announced $3.

N.S. Tories plan to take Liberals to court over ferry operator's management fee

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservatives will ask a court to force the Liberal government to publicize details of its contract with the operator of a highly subsidized ferry, the Opposition leader said Sunday as he called for more transparen

Court denies appeal for man convicted of manslaughter in strangulation death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court will not grant a second trial to a man convicted in the death of a Cape Breton woman whose remains were found in a hockey bag floating on a river.

Complainant should get legal funding in battle over sexual history, court says

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has ordered that a sexual assault complainant should have a state-funded lawyer represent her when the alleged attacker seeks to introduce evidence about her sexual history.
Ottawa awards design contract for $60-billion warship fleet to Lockheed Martin

Ottawa awards design contract for $60-billion warship fleet to Lockheed Martin

HALIFAX — The federal government awarded U.S. defence giant Lockheed Martin a long-awaited contract to design its $60-billion fleet of warships despite lingering questions about the selection process and a legal challenge from a rival bidder.
Details emerging about Gerald Cotten, the young founder of QuadrigaCX

Details emerging about Gerald Cotten, the young founder of QuadrigaCX

HALIFAX — A clearer picture is emerging of the young man at the centre of the mysterious demise of one of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

Northern Pulp mill formally registers controversial effluent treatment project

HALIFAX — Northern Pulp has formally registered its project to replace the effluent treatment facility in Boat Harbour with Nova Scotia's Environment Department.
Nova Scotia couple jailed for supplying woman's son, 13, with weed

Nova Scotia couple jailed for supplying woman's son, 13, with weed

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — A couple who regularly gave marijuana to the woman's 13-year-old son — and ridiculed him when he coughed while smoking it — have been jailed by a Nova Scotia judge. "In the ...
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