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Nova Scotia Liberal leadership race gets second candidate ahead of Friday deadline

Nova Scotia Liberal leadership race gets second candidate ahead of Friday deadline

HALIFAX — A second candidate has jumped into the race to succeed Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil as provincial Liberal leader and premier, ensuring a contest ahead of the party's deadline for entrants.
Mi'kmaq lobster boat in self-regulated fishery destroyed in suspicious fire

Mi'kmaq lobster boat in self-regulated fishery destroyed in suspicious fire

HALIFAX — A lobster boat belonging to a Mi'kmaq fisher has been destroyed by a suspicious fire at a wharf in southwestern Nova Scotia, near waters where a self-regulated Indigenous fishery is underway. RCMP Sgt.

Police investigate alleged hate crime after "offensive words" written on signs leading to headstone of Viola Desmond vandalized

Halifax police are investigating the alleged vandalizing of a graveyard sign that directs people to the headstone of Viola Desmond.
Art depicting Viola Desmond displayed on building where she was arrested in 1946

Art depicting Viola Desmond displayed on building where she was arrested in 1946

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — An art display paying tribute to Viola Desmond is nearing completion on the building where the civil rights icon took her most high-profile stand against racial inequality in Canada.

Two men charged with murder, interference with remains in Nova Scotia death

YARMOUTH, N.S. — Two Nova Scotia men are facing charges of second-degree murder and interference with human remains in the death of a 26-year-old Yarmouth County man. Colton James Cook was reported missing to police on Sept. 27.
Remembering the Honourable Alan Abraham,  former Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor

Remembering the Honourable Alan Abraham, former Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor

'The Honourable Alan Abraham served our province as Lieutenant Governor with grace and dignity,' said Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil in a press release
Two men charged with murder arrested in Digby County

Two men charged with murder arrested in Digby County

Robert Charles Rogers, 57, and Wayne Richard Crawford, 36, both of Yarmouth County were arrested yesterday in Digby County
Nova Scotia court rejects woman's appeal in bid to stop husband's assisted death

Nova Scotia court rejects woman's appeal in bid to stop husband's assisted death

HALIFAX — A bid by a Nova Scotia woman to stop her 83-year-old husband from receiving a medically assisted death was rejected Friday by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.
Wortley report recommendations in progress

Wortley report recommendations in progress

The Chair of the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners says the recommendations in the Wortley Report include banning street checks and data collection and improving police community relations
Experts, national parents group, call for specialized proton therapy clinic in Canada

Experts, national parents group, call for specialized proton therapy clinic in Canada

HALIFAX — An advocacy group for children's cancer research says it's time Canada makes an advanced form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, more widely available.
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