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Nova Scotia family angered by Air Canada's treatment of teen ...

Toronto Star - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Air Canada spokesperson said the company “had no indication in the booking file that Hayden was a 15-year-old teenager travelling alone.

EnRoute Film Festival screening in Halifax showcases local talent

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
Air Canada sponsors the enRoute festival, and despite the film tax changes, the airline said there's still lots of talent left in Nova Scotia. "We haven't really had problems to source submissions from this area," said Eric Lauzon, Air Canada's ...
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Nova Scotia father convicted in assault that left baby's skull 'like a crushed egg'

Toronto Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
But in a new ruling, a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge convicted the father, suggesting he “snapped” because of the stress of the new baby and tension with his father-in-law.

Canadian Coast Guard discovers shipwreck off Nova Scotia coast

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Canadian Coast Guard uncovered a mystery earlier this month while trawling the waters off Nova Scotia. Several large wooden fragments of a ship, believed to date back to the 19th century, were pulled from the ocean floor off the coast south of ...

Canoeing, s'mores and campfire singalongs, fun firsts for newcomer families

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Five Syrian refugee families new to Nova Scotia got a taste of Canadian camping culture at Kejimkujik National Park this past weekend.
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Former Nova Scotia RCMP officer now working in NWT charged with sex assault

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Nova Scotia RCMP have charged an officer who worked in the province in the 1990s with sexual assault. Const. Charles Quartey, who works in the Northwest Territories but served in Nova Scotia for six years, is alleged to have sexually assaulted an ...

Take a turn at the wheel, swab the decks, and keep look-out for $495

CBC.ca - ‎28 minutes ago‎
For the first time, the Bluenose II is offering the experience of being a deckhand for the day. Lucky landlubbers can sign up to help crew Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador on an eight-hour cruise of the islands of Mahone Bay. A chance to swab the decks ...
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Pokemon Go players warned to stay off military bases

CBC.ca - ‎14 hours ago‎
Fair warning for Pokemon Go players - stay off military bases. The Department of National Defence says military police have responded to incidents this month of people trespassing on Canadian Armed Forces bases in Ontario and Nova Scotia while playing ...

Nova Scotia Outhouse Museum the number one destination for all things number two

Toronto Sun - ‎18 hours ago‎
LIVERPOOL, N.S. -- The Outhouse Museum began as a request over an afternoon spot of tea. In the 1970s, Isabel Macneill invited Sherman Hines to her old house in a village on Nova Scotia's South Shore to commission the prolific photographer for a ...
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Willard McKay found alive in Salt Springs, inside his van

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
William McKay, an 80-year-old Tatamagouche, N.S., man who had been missing since Friday, was found alive Wednesday afternoon in his van in Salt Springs.

LiDAR technology to help city planners build efficiently in Nova Scotia

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, the department of internal services published a tender for a company to provide LiDAR data for eastern Nova Scotia. LiDAR, which stands for light detection and ranging, is a laser-like surveying technology. It collects elevation data by ...

Nova Scotia's 'Fall River Dragon' returns to Miller Lake - Halifax ...

Globalnews.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: The so-called Fall River Dragon has returned after a two-year absence. Global's Steve Silva has more. What is this?

2016 Rio Olympic Games athletes have Nova Scotia sport scientists behind them

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
There are 313 Canadian athletes competing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games that open next Friday and behind each athlete is a team of sport scientists - from doctors to physiotherapists, strength and conditioning specialists and nutritionists.

Nova Scotia RCMP release sketch of armed robbery suspect

MetroNews Canada - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nova Scotia RCMP have released a sketch of a possible suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the Annapolis Valley last week.

Halifax bakery braces for impending hike in butter prices

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The owner of a Halifax bakery is bracing for the second price increase by Canada's dairy board this year - this time, to butter and skim milk powder.

NowNS: Engaging with the needs of rural Nova Scotia | The ...

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
To revitalize something means to give it new life. And yet, where the topic of rural revitalization is concerned, it's easy to let our minds wander to ideas of ...

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital partially reopens Thursday

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
... parts of the hospital will remain closed as cleaning continues, including the emergency department and inpatient unit. The Nova Scotia Health Authority says patients needing emergency care should call 911 or visit the next nearest emergency department.

Nova Scotia father convicted in assault that 'crushed' infant son's skull

Prince George Citizen - ‎14 hours ago‎
HALIFAX - The boy was just three weeks old when he suffered a head injury so severe his skull was "like a crushed egg," according to one doctor.
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