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Nova Scotia sends 'test' lobster shipment to China after month with no market

Nova Scotia sends 'test' lobster shipment to China after month with no market

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's lobster industry has taken a tentative step aimed at reopening its crucial export market in China.
Laura Smith and her songs to be celebrated by East Coast artists at tribute concert

Laura Smith and her songs to be celebrated by East Coast artists at tribute concert

HALIFAX — As members of the East Coast musical community mourn the loss of singer Laura Smith, they're also preparing a tribute to her life and music. The 67-year-old musician died at her home in Mahone Bay, N.S.
Stop work order partially lifted at Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine

Stop work order partially lifted at Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine

DONKIN, N.S. — Nova Scotia's Labour Department says a stop work order has been partially lifted at the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton. Production was shut down Feb.
Grabher to appeal ruling that upheld revocation of personalized licence plate

Grabher to appeal ruling that upheld revocation of personalized licence plate

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man plans to file an appeal of a court ruling that upheld the province's decision to revoke a personalized licence plate that bears his surname — Grabher.

Bomb threat forces 1,300 bar patrons into the cold in downtown Halifax

HALIFAX — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of bar in downtown Halifax after midnight last night, forcing 1,300 people into the streets — many of them without coats as the wind chill dipped to -12 C.

Viral attack videos in schools could be part of motive for violence, experts say

HALIFAX — As police in Cape Breton investigate a video appearing to show a violent incident in a high school locker room, some experts and educators argue social media firms should act more swiftly to remove the disturbing images from their networks.

No cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, but that will probably change: official

HALIFAX — There are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province but Nova Scotia health officials are warning that will probably change.
Member of Nova Scotia legislature pleads not guilty to impaired driving charge

Member of Nova Scotia legislature pleads not guilty to impaired driving charge

HALIFAX — A member of the Nova Scotia legislature has pleaded not guilty to a charge of impaired driving stemming from an alleged incident in November 2018.
Nova Scotia-based seafood giant Clearwater Seafoods explores possible sale

Nova Scotia-based seafood giant Clearwater Seafoods explores possible sale

HALIFAX — After receiving "several expressions of interest," Nova Scotia-based seafood giant Clearwater Seafoods Inc. announced Thursday it is exploring a possible sale of the company.
Halifax police issue warning after potent synthetic opioid found in search

Halifax police issue warning after potent synthetic opioid found in search

Halifax police are warning the public about a highly potent synthetic opioid seized in a drug trafficking investigation in the city last month. Police said Thursday that they had searched a home on Dentith Road on Feb.
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