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Get people with disabilities out of institutions, rights groups tell Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Disability rights advocates are calling for Nova Scotia to commit to spending the money needed to get people out of institutions and into the community.

Via Rail says no one injured as passenger train derails in New Brunswick

HALIFAX — A Halifax-bound Via Rail train derailed Thursday in New Brunswick, but the rail carrier says there were no injuries to the 94 passengers and 15 crew.
N.S. woman plans constitutional challenge of roadside cannabis test

N.S. woman plans constitutional challenge of roadside cannabis test

HALIFAX — A lawyer for a Nova Scotia motorist whose licence was suspended after her saliva tested positive for cannabis says his firm will use the case to launch a constitutional challenge of Canada's revamped impaired driving laws.
Media seek evidence in wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

Media seek evidence in wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

HALIFAX — A court hearing to seek the release of evidence that led to the acquittal of a Nova Scotia man who was wrongfully convicted of murder has been set for early July.

Halifax drugstore to offer free feminine hygiene products to customers in need

HALIFAX — A Halifax-area pharmacy will be offering free feminine hygiene products to customers in need — and is suggesting other drugstores could do the same.
Nova Scotia's education minister under fire again over his behaviour

Nova Scotia's education minister under fire again over his behaviour

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier says he was never told about old allegations of verbal and physical confrontations involving current Education Minister Zach Churchill.
Cryptocurrency platform QuadrigaCX should be placed in bankruptcy: monitor

Cryptocurrency platform QuadrigaCX should be placed in bankruptcy: monitor

HALIFAX — The court-ordered monitor picking over the remains of the shuttered QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency platform says the insolvent operation should be placed in bankruptcy.

Changes to Emera Inc.'s ownership rules would allow more foreign investment

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government proposed legislative changes Wednesday that would lift foreign ownership restrictions for Nova Scotia Power's parent company, Halifax-based Emera Inc.

Northern Pulp's union meets with N.S. premier, touts mill's economic importance

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier met with the union representing workers at the embattled Northern Pulp mill Wednesday, telling them he thinks the mill has a future — but only if it meets environmental standards.
Mitsubishi subsidiary hopes to build salmon farms in Nova Scotia

Mitsubishi subsidiary hopes to build salmon farms in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — A subsidiary of Japan's giant Mitsubishi Corporation has unveiled an ambitious proposal to build salmon farms in Nova Scotia.
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