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N.S. premier critiqued for ignoring China detentions to focus on trade

N.S. premier critiqued for ignoring China detentions to focus on trade

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's opposition parties say Premier Stephen McNeil should have raised the fate of two imprisoned Canadians while meeting with a Chinese ambassador who has started referring to him as a "great friend.
Appalachian trail hikers draw strength from story of injured Nova Scotia woman

Appalachian trail hikers draw strength from story of injured Nova Scotia woman

The woman, whose name has not been released, hiked 10 kilometres while badly injured to get help following the early-morning attack May 11 in Wythe County, Va
Former Mountie says 'humiliating' that sex assault probes against doctor dropped

Former Mountie says 'humiliating' that sex assault probes against doctor dropped

HALIFAX — A former Mountie who filed a complaint against a physician who performed medical exams on recruits says it was humiliating to learn no charges would be laid against him after allegations of sexual assault.
'This was not possible.' Doctor says he believed Thai cave rescue would fail

'This was not possible.' Doctor says he believed Thai cave rescue would fail

HALIFAX — The Australian doctor who played a pivotal role in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand last year says he initially thought the plan to save the children was doomed to fail. Dr.
Life sentence appeal by Halifax mall plotter rejected by Nova Scotia court

Life sentence appeal by Halifax mall plotter rejected by Nova Scotia court

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court has rejected the appeal of the life sentence given to an American woman who plotted a Valentine's Day shooting spree at a Halifax mall in 2015.
China's ambassador makes second trip to Nova Scotia, calls McNeil "great friend"

China's ambassador makes second trip to Nova Scotia, calls McNeil "great friend"

HALIFAX — Just days after saying Canada's ties with China have hit "rock bottom", China's ambassador is praising Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil as "a great friend.
Halifax police rule out charges after probe of doctor who examined RCMP recruits

Halifax police rule out charges after probe of doctor who examined RCMP recruits

Halifax police say no charges will be laid following an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against a doctor who examined RCMP recruits over a period spanning several decades.
System for picking N.S. bridge repairs and replacements too loose:auditor

System for picking N.S. bridge repairs and replacements too loose:auditor

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is doing an inadequate job choosing which of its aging bridges are most urgently in need of repair or replacement, the province's auditor general says.
Free puppies: Nova Scotia woman issues warning about cruel and unusual scam

Free puppies: Nova Scotia woman issues warning about cruel and unusual scam

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia woman has come forward to warn people about an unusually cruel scam that involves the promise of free, purebred puppies.

Halifax woman reaches settlement after being denied breast reduction surgery

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia woman has reached a settlement with the province in a human rights complaint that was launched after she was denied breast reduction surgery.
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