HALIFAX: Emergency Health Services (EHS) and the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia have teamed up to let the public know about Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Because a cardiac arrest happens on average...
POTLOTEK FIRST NATION: Approximately 160 small, square bales of hay, placed two bales deep have re-created a soft shell “Band-Aid” to hold off damage and to give everybody a chance to catch their breath to protect a...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Bicycle Nova Scotia laid out its Active Transportation plans for the town. Meghan Doucette, Active Transportation Planner with Bicycle Nova Scotia, said over the past two years, they have been partnering with...
Warning: the following story contains disturbing details  HALIFAX: The first full week of public hearings investigating April 2020’s shooting and arson rampage offered a vivid picture of the trauma inflicted on residents of Portapique...
STRAIT AREA: Reaction from around the world and across the region to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was swift and clear. On Feb. 24 Russian military units started moving toward the major centres of Ukraine...
HALIFAX: The commission tasked with overseeing the public inquiry into April 2020’s mass shooting is struggling to establish credibility as family members of those who lost their lives and others most affected by the tragedy complain they’re...
HALIFAX: Omicron and blasts of wintry weather are leaving local blood donation clinics with hundreds of empty appointments. It’s not yet an emergency as in the United States, where in January the Red Cross...
ANTIGONISH: An event that was meant to bring people together through inspirational song and speech during African Heritage Month, was barraged with racial slurs. In celebration of the month, the African Nova Scotian Music...
ANTIGONISH: The Black student advisor at StFX University says it’s an incredible opportunity for the university and broader community to hear Barb Hamilton-Hinch, speak and like the namesake of the lecture series, she has a true love...
HALIFAX: As public hearings into April 2020’s mass shooting and arson rampage in rural Nova Scotia are finally set to get underway after lengthy delays, some families close to the tragedy worry they won’t be heard.




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