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11/1/2014

HEAVY RAIN TO LASH THE PROVINCE THIS WEEKEND

It might not be a bad idea to clear out your rain gutters. Environment Canada says we're in for quite a bit of rain over the next couple of days. Forecasters at the national weather agency say we can expect 30 to 50 millimetres of rain beginning Saturday morning, with ... Read More
11/1/2014

PEDESTRIAN SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER BEING STRUCK BY VEHICLE IN DARTMOUTH

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Dartmouth Friday evening. Halifax Regional Police say the collision happened at the intersection of Portland Estates Boulevard and Portland Hills Drive. Investigators say the man was crossing the street in a crosswalk when he was struck by an ... Read More
11/1/2014

CHRONICLE HERALD LAYS OFF 20 EMPLOYEES

(CP) - The Halifax Chronicle Herald issued layoff notices to 20 unionized newspaper employees Friday in a bid to cut costs. Herald CEO, Mark Lever, says the move was made because of declining advertising and sluggish revenues. The company says the number of layoffs could be reduced if the union ... Read More
11/1/2014

INVESTIGATION SAYS P.E.I FISH KILL NOT CAUSED BY DISEASE

(CP) - The preliminary investigation into a Prince Edward Island fish kill this summer says disease has been ruled out as the cause. The report released last evening by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry says 1,155 fish were recovered out of an estimated 4,500 to 10,900 fish killed in ... Read More
11/1/2014

LEGISLATION WOULD PROTECT AGAINST RIPPING UP OF CAPE BRETON RAIL LINE

(CP) - The U.S.-based owner of a money-losing Cape Breton rail line would have to apply to the provincial government before it can abandon the tracks under legislative changes. Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan says the change to the Railways Act would protect against Genesee and Wyoming ripping up portions of ... Read More