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Halifax longboarder skates Nova Scotia coast for charity

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
For 24 days, MacDonald skated the Nova Scotia coastline, sticking to side roads whenever possible. He says half of his nights were spent camping, while the other half was spent in the hospitality of Nova Scotians across the province - a few places set ...

Nova Scotia judge convicts drug dealer's girlfriend in proceeds of crime case

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Garnett claimed at the time of Decker's arrest that she was "shocked" to learn he was a major drug dealer. But Justice Jamie Campbell of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court wasn't buying it. "Sometimes love isn't actually blind. It just pretends not to see ...

Cystic fibrosis patient's family warmed by Nova Scotia hospitality in Toronto

CBC.ca - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Within hours of arriving at a towering Toronto apartment building on April 2 - their lives packed into 10 suitcases - a Lunenburg County family began their wait for a double-lung transplant just as Nova Scotia hospitality knocked at their door. Vicki ...

Nova Scotia RCMP search for missing travel trailer, motorhome

CBC.ca - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Thieves have been getting ready for camping season. RCMP in two areas of Nova Scotia are searching for a stolen travel trailer and motorhome.

Burnwater: Alchemy dance based on Nova Scotia blacksmith

CBC.ca - ‎May 28, 2016‎
"Boy, oh boy, when I came to Nova Scotia, my life changed so utterly profoundly," he says. "I did three really smart things in my life: I came to Nova Scotia, I discovered blacksmithing and I successfully seduced Nancy. Those are the key elements of my ...
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Kijiji ad searches for Cape Breton wedding date in June

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Wanted: One male date. Must be willing to travel to Nova Scotia, pose as employer's boyfriend for a weekend in Cape Breton and not mind being a wedding crasher.

Nova Scotia firefighters home from Manitoba, Alberta wildfires

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A crew of Nova Scotia firefighters is home after helping put out a blaze that straddles the Manitoba-Ontario border. The Department of Natural Resources sent 21 trained staff to help fight wildfires in northern Manitoba and three Incident Management ...

Highway 102 down to one lane for Alton Gas protest

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
A group of people protesting the Alton natural gas storage project caused some traffic delays on Highway 102 near Stewiacke, N.S., Saturday afternoon. Demonstrators were handing out information pamphlets about the project to drivers on the southbound ...

Working While Black symposium in Halifax focuses on workplace racism

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
Working While Black's website has been used to publicly disclose stories of workplace racism in Nova Scotia since 2014.
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Pictou County residents vote no to amalgamation in plebiscite

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Residents of Pictou County, Nova Scotia have voted against amalgamating three towns and the County into one municipality. In a plebiscite held Saturday, 66 per cent voted against the merger.
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#HaliCop photo now trending as internet meme

CBC.ca - ‎May 28, 2016‎
A simple photo of a Halifax police officer sitting on the sidewalk with a street busker that swept the internet Friday has been given extended life as an online meme.

Bird flight diverter work on Canso Causeway almost done

CBC.ca - ‎16 hours ago‎
Nova Scotia Power is almost finished adding bird flight diverters to power lines on the Canso Causeway, a process that involves a technician hanging from a helicopter.

Efficiency Nova Scotia offers cash for old appliance pickup

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
How would you like to recycle an old freezer, and receive cash from the folks who haul it away for you? Efficiency Nova Scotia is making that offer through its Appliance Retirement Program. Here's how it works: People hired by Efficiency Nova Scotia ...

Gaspereau begin comeback after $4M fish ladder installed

CBC.ca - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A small but important fish is making a comeback to a Nova Scotia watershed for the first time in more than 100 years, thanks to a fish ladder.

Nova Scotia to release highway twinning study before end of summer

Globalnews.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Nova Scotia Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan says the final draft for the financial model of the study is being worked on now.
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Atlantic hurricane season expected to be 'near normal'

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
... with Environment and Climate Change Canada, said four of the 2015 storms entered the "Canadian response zone," though there was minimal impact except for some heavy rains and sea swells in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. "It doesn't ...
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Theodore Tugboat named Welcome Ambassador for new Nova Scotians

CBC.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Theodore Tugboat, the former TV star on a long-running CBC children's program and an oft-photographed fixture in Halifax Harbour, has a new gig as the so-called Welcome Ambassador.

Sex offender dubbed 'pants puller' arrested by Halifax police

CBC.ca - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police in Halifax say a man who was dubbed the "pants puller" has been charged with mischief and violating release conditions.
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Nova Scotia drivers ignoring flashing school bus lights a growing problem: official

CBC.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A school bus official in Nova Scotia says more drivers are ignoring flashing school bus lights. "This is an extremely serious problem," said Denise Crouse on CBC's Information Morning.
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Amherst fire displaces 6, causes serious damage

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Six people have been displaced by a fire that caused serious damage to one side of a duplex in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The fire yesterday afternoon also caused significant smoke damage to the other side of the housing unit on East Pleasant Street.
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