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Halifax councillors could one day request Nova Scotia's government to consider implementing a province-wide ban on or reduction of the use of plastic shopping bags. During Thursday's Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee meeting, Halifax councillors voted for a motion on the matter to go ...
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and the largest public sector union in the province both claimed victory Thursday after an arbitration panel awarded a seven per cent wage increase over six years for 7,000 civil servants. The panel upheld the government's four-year wage package with a three per cent ...

Snow, ice and slush build up on a window during a winter storm. (Meghan Groff/HalifaxToday.ca). Environment Canada is warning of the potential for winter weather conditions this weekend. They've issued special weather statements for all counties in Nova Scotia. Their statement for the Halifax area says ...
A motorist reaches for the pump at a gas station on Feburary 24, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Dell. HALIFAX - Nova Scotia drivers are paying less to fill up their tanks on Friday morning. Using its weekly adjustment, the Utility and Review Board lowered the price for regular self-serve by 3.5 cents ...
A change in policy halfway around the world means plastic bags that are supposed to be recycled -- according to Nova Scotia law -- could end up in a landfill. Film plastics -- such as plastic wrap, shopping bags and bread bags -- are piling up at Halifax's material recovery facility in Bayers Lake Business ...

The property has a bi-directional metre installed so, as electricity is generated, what is not needed at that time for household use goes onto the grid for Nova Scotia Power and the owner gets a credit, which can be applied to the regular power bill to cover times of increased demand or decreased power ...
The Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. will soon be asking some customers to swipe more than just their debit and credit cards at the checkout. The Crown corporation will test a program in the new year where it will be mandatory for those who look under 30 to have their identification scanned, in an effort to crack ...
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is disputing a claim that bureaucracy is slowing down plans to help with the physician shortage. Mary Jane ...
Nova Scotia RCMP's Internet and child exploitation unit asked for the public's help to find a man who's wanted on outstanding warrants.
The 45-year-old tree, with a Nova Scotia flag fastened to its side, was cut down in a ceremony Wednesday in Blues Mills, about 38 kilometres ...
Sitting around a table in the basement of the Black cultural Centre in Cherrybrook, N.S., five African Nova Scotian elders share their ...
The head of the Nova Scotia Bird Society says it's safe for people across the Atlantic region to set up their bird feeders once again as the threat ...
climate change could turn Nova Scotia into an island in the next 20 years if the dikes on the strip of land connecting Nova Scotia to New ...
AMHERST, N.S. -- Nova Scotia is at risk of becoming an island within decades if action is not taken to fix the 275-year-old dikes that prevent ...

A Nova Scotia sailboat captain has pleaded guilty to two drug charges after about 250 kilograms of cocaine was found hidden in his vessel ...
Two people were taken to Charlottetown Saturday morning after a fishing vessel began taking on water late Friday night about 70 nautical ...
HALIFAX -- Lawyers will spend a second day arguing in a Nova Scotia court over whether a Halifax university football team should be allowed ...
After serving 26 years in the Royal Canadian Navy, Gus Cameron says he can't forget. For him, Remembrance Day is about reminding others.
Nova Scotia, a province often perceived as rainy and windswept, is testing its potential for solar energy generation. Peter Craig, a provincial ...
Nova Scotia's first licensed cannabis producer could be ready to sell medical ... Nova Scotia's marijuana plan expected by end of 2017.
Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey said Nova Scotians can expect to hear about the province's marijuana plan by the end of 2017.
A campaign by the Mining Association of Nova Scotia to gain access to wilderness areas is getting a cold shoulder from government -- again.
Don't try to tell Glen Kaye there are no lynx in Nova Scotia. Sitting in his ground blind watching for deer, Kaye felt a sudden rush of adrenaline ...
Nova Scotia's highest court has rebuked the provincial Community Services Department for suspending welfare payments to a young family for ...
Since August, she and her husband have seen about three dozen of the spiders at their home in the Nova Scotia community of Coxheath.
There are actually eight Municipalities across Nova Scotia currently looking to hire a CAO, the Department of Municipal Affairs confirmed ...
But this year, she lost six students when they registered for a new pre-primary program now being delivered in town by the Nova Scotia ...
Doctors Nova Scotia is 3,500 members including practicing and retired physicians, residents and medical students. The DNS board of directors ...
... Forces have been charged with sexually assaulting other military personnel in separate incidents in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
The Nova Scotia government is asking Nova Scotians what they think of having the Nova Scotia Liquor corporation sell marijuana when ...
HALIFAX - Smaller tidal technology projects will be given broad access to test in the Bay of Fundy and would be able to sell the electricity they ...
WATCH: Nova Scotia has tabled new anti-cyberbullying legislation after its first attempt was struck down in 2015 by the Nova Scotia Supreme ...
Lynn Jones, the chair of the Nova Scotia chapter of the international non-governmental network Global Afrikan Congress, said her organization ...
While other species traditionally grown in Nova Scotia produce a burst of fruit for only about three weeks in mid-summer, the addition of these ...
Professional boxing and mixed martial arts events are making a comeback in Nova Scotia after a brief hiatus with the revamping of the body ...
"The opportunities in digital media in Nova Scotia and in Canada are vast. I think we haven't even really seen how big it's really going to ...
She collaborated with the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia to bring clients into the clinic, where dental hygiene students would ...
Nova Scotia was the only province to see a drop in family doctors in 2016, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
The vestiges of what was once Hurricane Maria sparked lightning strikes across Nova Scotia Thursday, causing scattered power outages and ...
RCMP have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with an ongoing case involving fishermen in Nova Scotia.
Eric Slone is worried about a big issue emerging in Nova Scotia's small claims courts. In the more than 10 years he's served as an adjudicator, ...
Brian Crawford has more than three decades of experience working in child protection services. The Nova Scotia civil servant became eligible ...
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia's Liberal government is committed to doing the right thing to help African Nova Scotians gain clear title to land that has ...
An illegally parked vehicle prevented a Halifax fire truck from responding to an emergency call Monday morning, prompting an outcry from ...
police lay second degree murder charge in Nova Scotia death ... The case is being investigated by the Nova Scotia RCMP Southwest Nova ...
The head of the union representing staff at the Nova Scotia youth Facility in Waterville, N.S., said workers are "ill-equipped" to deal with a ...
Uniper SE, a German energy firm, has signed a 20-year off-take agreement for half of Goldboro's permitted output -- a coup for the Nova Scotia ...


 

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