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The Rise of the Independents in Cape Breton
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Political seeds planted by local activism
How could young voters affect this election?
Wet weather knocks out power and suspends/cancels services across Nova Scotia
Storm leaves thousands without power in Canada's east
Canada's Trudeau should resign if he fails to win the most seats: Conservative leader
Seafood fraud abounds in Halifax and across the country, according to new survey
Cape Breton artist carves folk art from telephone pole destroyed in storm
Three terminated Cape Breton police officers reinstated
Three Cape Breton Regional Police officers fired in March after an investigation under the Nova Scotia Police Act have been reinstated. Contacted Wednesday, Constable Greg Livingstone confirmed that, following a hearing by the police review board, ...
Financing available soon to Nova Scotians to improve septic systems
Municipalities will soon be able to offer financing to Nova Scotians to improve septic systems. Amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter introduced Wednesday will allow all municipalities to offer ...
Confederation Bridge, Northumberland Ferries make plans ahead of Thursday wind storm
It may be difficult to travel to and from P.E.I. Thursday as high winds are expected to sweep across the Island. The site-specific weather forecast received at the Confederation Bridge indicates wind conditions that may result in traffic ...
Summerside ghost walk scheduled for Oct. 16 postponed to Oct. 24
The annual Culture Summerside Historic Ghost Walk has been postponed due to forecasted inclement weather. The event had been scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 16, but will now be held on Oct. 24. Tours will leave MacNaught History Centre ...
Woman gets jail for defrauding P.E.I. hockey school out of money meant to refund sponsored students
A Charlottetown woman who defrauded a hockey training school of more than $9,000 was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail. Courtney Patricia Johnston, 34, appeared before Judge John Douglas in provincial court in Charlottetown for sentencing after ...
Jodi Butts' nomination to board of pot company Aphria could be worth $300,000
Jodi Butts, the wife of Gerry Butts, former principal secretary to Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, has been nominated to the board of cannabis company Aphria Inc., according to company filings made public Tuesday in conjunction with the licensed ...
4 arrested in 4 Mafia killings that targeted Rizzuto clan
In an extraordinary joint operation Wednesday morning involving more than 100 members of Quebec police organizations, police arrested four people they describe as members of Montreal’s Italian Mafia. The four — three men and one woman ...
Quebec class action suit authorized to settle over Airbnb service fees
A hearing will take place in Montreal Dec. 3 to authorize a settlement between Airbnb and those Quebecers who found themselves charged fees higher than those indicated on the rental service’s mobile application and desktop website. In a ...
Women hospitalized for bulimia are at far greater risk of heart disease: study
Women who have been hospitalized for bulimia are at four times greater risk of suffering from long-term cardiovascular disease than healthy individuals, according to a new study by researchers from the Centre hospitalier de l’université ...
Canadian lawyer appeals directly to Trudeau to bring Snowden-hiding refugees from Hong Kong
The Canadian lawyer for refugees who helped whistleblower Edward Snowden evade capture in Hong Kong has appealed directly to Justin Trudeau to admit them to this country. In a letter he planned to release at a Montreal news conference Wednesday, ...