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After McGill, Nova Scotia high school moves to drop Redmen team name

After McGill, Nova Scotia high school moves to drop Redmen team name

HALIFAX — A Cape Breton high school has decided to stop calling its hockey team the Redmen, the latest to drop the name after McGill University in Montreal did so earlier this year. Riverview High School, located in Coxheath, N.S.
NDP loss in Nova Scotia byelection may signal wider issues for party:observers

NDP loss in Nova Scotia byelection may signal wider issues for party:observers

HALIFAX — The NDP's byelection loss in a Nova Scotia stronghold — just days after a veteran MLA left the party caucus — suggests the party's support may be sliding in the Maritimes, observers say.

Reforms still needed at Atlantic Lottery Corporation, auditors say

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada's auditors general say there's still work to be done reforming governance at the Atlantic Lottery Corporation in the wake of their report that found lavish spending, including $111,000 for staff holiday parties.
Nova Scotia judge declines to set hourly rates, prep time for Desmond inquiry

Nova Scotia judge declines to set hourly rates, prep time for Desmond inquiry

HALIFAX — The head of an inquiry into the death an Afghan war veteran who killed his family and himself more than two years ago is declining to recommend enhanced billing guidelines for lawyers appearing before the inquiry.

Alberta motorcyclist killed in deer collision on Nova Scotia highway:RCMP

INGRAMPORT, N.S. — RCMP say a 49-year-old man from Alberta is dead following a motorcycle accident where a rider struck a deer while driving on a Nova Scotia highway.
'I wanted to cry:' Nova Scotia teen thrilled with McCartney shoutout

'I wanted to cry:' Nova Scotia teen thrilled with McCartney shoutout

Stevens and her classmates at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, N.S., recorded the song to highlight the United Nations' International Year of Indigenous Languages
Man accused of threatening to shoot RCMP in Yarmouth

Man accused of threatening to shoot RCMP in Yarmouth

A 24-year-old Yarmouth man has been charged with uttering threats and breach of undertaking
Appalachian trail hikers draw strength from story of injured Nova Scotia woman

Appalachian trail hikers draw strength from story of injured Nova Scotia woman

The woman, whose name has not been released, hiked 10 kilometres while badly injured to get help following the early-morning attack May 11 in Wythe County, Va
Mounties investigating collision where a horse entered a Subway

Mounties investigating collision where a horse entered a Subway

Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating a strange incident where a horse ran through a business window in Lunenburg. According to a release, Mounties say at 12:50 p.m.
Victim has guns pointed at her during Colchester County home invasion

Victim has guns pointed at her during Colchester County home invasion

Seven firearms were stolen during the Montrose home invasion
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