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Halifax museum says sharing Austrians' immigration story was 'a mistake'

Halifax museum says sharing Austrians' immigration story was 'a mistake'

HALIFAX — The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax has removed a story on its website about two Austrian immigrants, saying sharing the personal memoir was "a mistake.
Ottawa announces $50M to support survivors of gender-based violence

Ottawa announces $50M to support survivors of gender-based violence

HALIFAX — Forty days ago, a woman returned to her home on Nova Scotia's We'koqma'q First Nation to find her 22-year-old daughter, Cassidy Bernard — a new mother of infant twins — dead.

Nova Scotia businessman faces sentencing hearing for immigration fraud

HALIFAX — Lawyers for a Halifax businessman who has admitted submitting false records on the employment of foreign workers questioned incorrect figures previously used by the Crown, as a sentencing hearing continued Monday.

Nova Scotia to adopt practices that will see reduced clearcutting:minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia will adopt sustainable forestry practices that will see reduced clearcutting on Crown land, although the province's lands and forestry minister is unable to say yet by how much.

Halifax police charge six people after protest at Canada Post facility

Halifax police say six people arrested Sunday night outside a Canada Post sorting facility in the city's north end have been charged with mischief and obstructing a peace officer.
'It's a little more wild:' Surfers catch waves off Nova Scotia year-round

'It's a little more wild:' Surfers catch waves off Nova Scotia year-round

EAST LAWRENCETOWN, N.S. — Californian Daniel Fahie is going surfing, but it's not what you think.

Halifax police arrest six protesters at Canada Post facility

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax have arrested six people outside a Canada Post sorting facility in the city's north end.

Woman killed when vehicle goes over embankment in Cape Breton

SOUTH BAR, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a woman is dead after her car went over an embankment and into the ocean. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 28 in South Bar, about 10 kilometres north of Sydney.

People in Halifax consume the most cannabis, wastewater testing suggests

HALIFAX — A new study from Statistics Canada draws data from an unexpected source to suggest Halifax has the highest rate of cannabis consumption per capita among five urban centres across the country.
Researchers unravelling the mysteries behind one of Canada's oldest cemeteries

Researchers unravelling the mysteries behind one of Canada's oldest cemeteries

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, N.S. — It's been a century since Fort Anne became Canada's first administered national historic site, but much of the history surrounding the once hotly contested grounds in Annapolis Royal, N.S., is still shrouded in mystery.
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