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MLAs question children's hospital officials on finances after expenses scandal

HALIFAX — Officials from Atlantic Canada's largest children's hospital were peppered with questions about its financial management at a legislature committee hearing Wednesday, but opposition politicians say they didn't get all the answers they were
Laptop likely holds key to missing $180 million in cryptocurrency: experts

Laptop likely holds key to missing $180 million in cryptocurrency: experts

HALIFAX — In an office in Toronto, there's a laptop that could contain the keys to unlock $180 million in digital assets — virtual money possibly lost after the recent death of the whiz kid who founded one of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchanges
New video shows late activist pleading for change to assisted dying rules

New video shows late activist pleading for change to assisted dying rules

HALIFAX — A new national campaign is honouring a Halifax woman who ended her life with medical assistance — and lobbying the federal government to amend Canada's assisted dying rules. Audrey Parker died with medical assistance on Nov.

Boy injured in lawn tractor accident now on life-support: N.S. police

HALIFAX — Police say a Nova Scotia boy badly injured when the lawn tractor he was riding on tipped over is now on life-support.
Dalhousie profs ask university to confirm blackface violates code of conduct

Dalhousie profs ask university to confirm blackface violates code of conduct

HALIFAX — Dalhousie University's leadership is facing mounting pressure to take a clear stance on blackface, with a group of law professors asking the school's top academic administrator to confirm it violates the code of student conduct and personal
Cryptocurrency exchange gets court orders amid hunt for elusive assets

Cryptocurrency exchange gets court orders amid hunt for elusive assets

HALIFAX — Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange was granted protection from its creditors Tuesday as it deals with the fallout from its founder's death and the virtual company's inability to gain access to $180 million in digital assets believed t
N.S. group seeks data on effluent leak from Northern Pulp pipeline

N.S. group seeks data on effluent leak from Northern Pulp pipeline

PICTOU, N.S. — A group opposing a plan to pump millions of litres of treated effluent through a pipeline into the Northumberland Strait is calling on the Nova Scotia government to answer questions about an Oct.
Cape Breton coal mine cited for breaking reporting rules in 'massive' cave-in

Cape Breton coal mine cited for breaking reporting rules in 'massive' cave-in

HALIFAX — Officials at an undersea Cape Breton coal mine broke a provincial regulation by not reporting a massive roof cave-in until government inspectors showed up 15 days after the first rock crashed down, according to provincial documents citing t
Judge to rule on whether Halifax taxi driver will face sexual assault trial

Judge to rule on whether Halifax taxi driver will face sexual assault trial

HALIFAX — A judge will rule later this month on whether to commit a former Halifax taxi driver to stand trial for sexual assault, as he awaits the continuation of his high-profile retrial in a separate sex assault allegation.
Hearing underway for former Halifax taxi driver accused of sexual assault

Hearing underway for former Halifax taxi driver accused of sexual assault

HALIFAX — A preliminary inquiry got underway Monday in the case of a former Halifax taxi driver accused of sexual assault. Bassam Al-Rawi is accused in an alleged 2012 incident.
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