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9/28/2016

Dal AC bomb threat one of four received in NS Tuesday

Officials say nothing suspicious has been found at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill following Tuesday's bomb threat. The university says in a statement that police received a "non-specific bomb threat" for the campus around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. RCMP immediately notified staff at the university, and students were evacuated ... Read More
9/28/2016

Opponents of Bay of Fundy tidal power project ask judge to suspend testing

(CP) - A plan to test a giant electric turbine in the Bay of Fundy is facing a new legal hurdle. A group of Nova Scotia fishermen has decided to seek a court order to suspend the project until a judge can review the case early next year. The Bay ... Read More
9/28/2016

Gay firefighter wins compensation for abuse on Halifax military base

(CP) - A firefighter who alleged he was targeted for abuse because he is gay by co-workers at a Halifax naval base has won compensation. The Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal says the unidentified worker was subject to "multiple incidents of traumatic events" while a firefighter for the Department of National ... Read More
9/27/2016

Police looking for missing teen from Stellarton

Stellarton Police are asking for the public's help to locate a teen who has been missing since Friday. Amber Rose Dowell is described as 5'6" and 144 lbs, with long blonde hair with dark roots. Dowell is believed to be in the Maritimes, most likely Nova Scotia, but that's not ... Read More
9/14/2016

*Updated* Candidates lists for October municipal & school board elections

The deadline for nominations has passed and we now know for certain who will be running in the October 15th municipal and school board elections. Town of Truro (two councillors elected per ward)Mayor: Incumbent Bill Mills, Keltie Jones, Al McNutt, and Raymond TynesWard 1: Incumbent Cheryl Fritz, Evan ... Read More