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Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

INVERNESS, N.S. — Known for its two world-class golf resorts, a former coal mining town in Cape Breton is quickly gaining a reputation for something other than spectacular seaside fairways. In recent weeks, Inverness, N.S.
Talks on compensation for Glen Assoun underway with feds, Nova Scotia: lawyer

Talks on compensation for Glen Assoun underway with feds, Nova Scotia: lawyer

HALIFAX — Discussions about government compensation for a Halifax man who was wrongfully convicted of murdering his former girlfriend are underway, one of his lawyers confirmed Wednesday.

RCMP say two hurt in Nova Scotia float plane crash into lake, clipped power line

NEW GERMANY, N.S. — Two people have been hurt in a float plane crash in Nova Scotia. RCMP say the plane clipped power lines Tuesday afternoon while attempting to land in a lake near New Germany.
Former child refugee from Somalia facing unfair deportation: advocates

Former child refugee from Somalia facing unfair deportation: advocates

HALIFAX — Refugee advocates have launched a last-minute appeal for an Edmonton man facing deportation to Somalia because he has a criminal record, saying the case of the former child refugee is similar to that of a Nova Scotia man who was allowed to

Nova Scotia to expand care before and after school for children in pre-primary

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is expanding care before and after school and bus service as it attempts to make its pre-primary program more accessible.
Nova Scotia SPCA uses video evidence to get conviction in animal cruelty case

Nova Scotia SPCA uses video evidence to get conviction in animal cruelty case

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia SPCA says footage from a security camera showing a cowering dog being whipped with a leash was used to convict a Halifax man of animal cruelty.
Battle over Nova Scotia pulp mill's future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker

Battle over Nova Scotia pulp mill's future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker

HALIFAX — For filmmaker David Craig, a new documentary depicting the fraught emotions over the future of a rural Nova Scotia pulp mill is not solely a local story.

Expert from Europe sent to solve P.E.I. ferry's technical glitches

CARIBOU, N.S. — A specialist has been dispatched from Europe to deal with mechanical problems plaguing one of the two ferries that link northern Nova Scotia with eastern P.E.I. Northumberland Ferries Ltd.
Cyclist seriously injured following collision in Lunenburg County

Cyclist seriously injured following collision in Lunenburg County

RCMP say a cyclist has suffered serious injuries following a collision Sunday with an ATV on a multi use trail. Lunenburg RCMP say the collision happened at around 9:30 am Sunday morning in Maitland.
Girl on bicycle in Cape Breton killed in hit-and-run : RCMP

Girl on bicycle in Cape Breton killed in hit-and-run : RCMP

The 10-year-old had been riding a bicycle on Black Rock Rd. in Big Bras D'or
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