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Chorus Aviation shares dip after third-quarter results miss analyst expectations

Chorus Aviation shares dip after third-quarter results miss analyst expectations

HALIFAX — Shares of Chorus Aviation Inc. fell as much as 12.7 per cent Wednesday after the regional aviation company reported third-quarter results that missed expectations as it continues to feel the effects of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia covering breast reduction surgery for non-binary people

Nova Scotia covering breast reduction surgery for non-binary people

The surgery has been added to the list of gender-affirming surgeries the province covers

First Nations chief calls $1-billion Clearwater deal a 'generational acquisition'

HALIFAX — The Mi’kmaq chief behind a blockbuster deal to buy Atlantic Canada’s largest seafood firm says it will create wealth for generations, though critics warn it could also reignite tensions with the non-Indigenous lobster fishery.
Mi'kmaq First Nations joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 B

Mi'kmaq First Nations joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 B

HALIFAX — Premium Brands Holdings Corp. and a group of Mi’kmaq First Nations are buying Clearwater Seafoods Inc. for $1 billion, including debt.
Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

HALIFAX — Humans first caught the virus that causes COVID-19 from animals and research now suggests it could also be the other way around.
Rules tightened for visitors to N.S. from outside Atlantic after COVID-19 cases spike

Rules tightened for visitors to N.S. from outside Atlantic after COVID-19 cases spike

HALIFAX — In a bid to subdue a small but sudden spike in COVID-19 cases, Nova Scotia has introduced strict new rules for people arriving in the province from outside the Atlantic region.
Mother of Halifax man who died in police cell gets lawyers, hearing adjourned to 2021

Mother of Halifax man who died in police cell gets lawyers, hearing adjourned to 2021

HALIFAX — A Halifax-based lawyer representing the mother of a man who died in police custody says the death could have been prevented.
Lionel Desmond inquiry to resume at new Nova Scotia venue in February: lawyer

Lionel Desmond inquiry to resume at new Nova Scotia venue in February: lawyer

HALIFAX — A lawyer involved in an inquiry investigating why a former soldier killed his family and himself in 2017 says hearings are expected to resume at a new venue in Nova Scotia on Feb. 16.
State-of-the-art MRI scanner now operating at IWK

State-of-the-art MRI scanner now operating at IWK

In 2018, the Nova Scotia government announced it was investing $6.9 million for the new scanner and renovations
Public Remembrance Day events likely cancelled at long-term care facilities

Public Remembrance Day events likely cancelled at long-term care facilities

Unless invited, Nova Scotia Health says Nova Scotians "shouldn't expect" public ceremonies this year at veterans' long-term care facilities
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