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Violent Nova Scotia nursing home deaths need more disclosure, says union

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Eight residents of nursing homes in Nova Scotia have died since 2008 due to violence from other residents, according to government records - five more than were previously revealed, raising questions about why most of the deaths were never publicly ...

Sean Dalton, ex-Trews drummer, loving life in Antigonish

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sean Dalton's music career has taken him across the country and around the world, but he's ended up in small town Nova Scotia and life couldn't be better for the former drummer of The Trews. These days, he's earning a living offering drum lessons in ...
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Segways get green light to roll through Nova Scotia streets

CBC.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
Segways have been given the green light to travel on Nova Scotia sidewalks, bike lanes and roads, but there's no guarantee they'll be welcome everywhere in the province.

Nova Scotia-made trap helps dent invasive green crab population

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A researcher who spent years removing millions of green crab from a Nova Scotia estuary says evicting some of the cantankerous crustaceans has proven effective in controlling an invasive species that has wreaked havoc on marine ecosystems around the ...
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Chester's Mary Fay decides to walk away from curling

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
Junior world curling champion Mary Fay of Chester, N.S. has decided to step away from the game so that she can focus on her studies.

Nova Scotia SPCA merging 11 branches

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Nova Scotia SPCA announced Sunday they will be merging their 11 branches province-wide. According to a press release, the change will give the organization more manpower to focus on enhanced programs, better protect financial assets and provide ...
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PHOTOS: Nova Scotia marks Battle of the Atlantic anniversary

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
On Sunday, Nova Scotia marked the 71st anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Atlantic. It was the longest continuous battle in the Second World War, spanning from 1939 to 1945.

Nova Scotia Drone Racing League joins Yarmouth exhibition lineup

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Nova Scotia Drone Racing League has joined this year's Western Nova Scotia Exhibition in Yarmouth and the league's founder is eager to show off the "magic" of what the fast-growing hobby has to offer.
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Bottle found on Nova Scotia beach has a message, human ashes, and money for a drink

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
​Plans are underway to fulfil the wishes of the late Gary Robert Dupuis after the mystery man's ashes washed up on the shores of Cape Breton inside a tequila bottle - its apparent first stop on an attempted world tour.

PHOTOS: Scenic Nova Scotia

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
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Three homes damaged in fire on Regent Drive in Dartmouth

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
An investigation is underway after a fire on Regent Drive in Dartmouth burned three homes near Penhorn Lake early Sunday evening. Large black clouds of smoke could be seen from as far away as Halifax.

Stolen dog safely returned to Nova Scotia family

CTV News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A Nova Scotia family is breathing a sigh of relief after their beloved Boston terrier that was stolen during a break-and-enter last week was safely returned home.

Lobster fishing season begins in northern Nova Scotia

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Fishermen in northern Nova Scotia between the Pugwash and Cheticamp areas left shore at 6 a.m. Saturday to set their traps as the lobster season officially kicked off.

Chronicle Herald unionized workers on strike for 100 days

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Herald is treating us pretty poorly we think and we think Nova Scotians are coming around to our point of view." Since the strike started, the editorial staff have set up their own online news website.
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El Jones pens poem about pain of shooting deaths in Nova Scotia

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Poet and activist El Jones used her last days as Halifax's poet laureate to recognize recent violence in Nova Scotia. Three young black men died in shootings in the Halifax area last week.

Truro boy honoured by Heart and Stroke Foundation

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A six-year-old Truro, N.S. boy was recognized by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada earlier this week for helping save his grandfather who was having a major heart attack earlier this year.

Ghost cougar of Nova Scotia still a mystery to Kejimkujik researcher

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
After 10 years of patiently waiting for Nova Scotia's ghost cougar to appear, a determined researcher working in the dark forests of Kejimkujik National Park is calling it quits.

Nova Scotia sportscaster Harv Stewart dies at 60

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Shortly after arriving in Nova Scotia, he won a car by getting a hole-in-one at a golf tournament. Those who knew his golf game called this nothing short of a miracle.
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EHS LifeFlight helicopter grounded at Halifax and Digby hospitals

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The helicopter that transports some of Nova Scotia's most critically ill and injured patients to hospital has been prohibited by Transport Canada from landing on helipads at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, IWK Health Centre and the Digby General Hospital.
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Nova Scotians share ideas and ways to make province a better place

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Earlier this week, Engage Nova Scotia released data from a province-wide survey in which respondents indicated they were ready to embrace change to make the province a better place.
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