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5/6/2016

Nova Scotia to expand school computer coding this fall with programmable robots

(CP) - Small programmable robots will be introduced into all elementary schools across Nova Scotia this fall as the province moves to expand computer coding as part of its overall curriculum through high school. Education Minister Karen Casey says $1 million announced in the spring budget will give students from ... Read More
5/6/2016

Man injured in vehicle rollover in Hilden

A Hilden-area man was taken to hospital following a vehicle rollover. RCMP tell our newsroom the single-vehicle crash happened on Highway 2 in Hilden, around 8 am Friday. The car landed in a cemetery. The driver and lone occupant sustained non-life threatening injuries. RCMP say the cemetery's fence will have ... Read More
5/6/2016

Nova Scotia's unemployment rate drops as province adds 2,200 jobs in April

Nova Scotia's unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent in April from 9.1 percent in March. Statistics Canada's latest labour force survey says the province lost 2,200 full-time jobs in April, but gained 4,400 part-time positions. The number of jobs was up by 5,400 compared to April 2015. Nationally, the unemployment ... Read More
5/6/2016

Mounties issue warning regarding email scam targeting businesses

Nova Scotia RCMP have issued a warning about an old email scam that has resurfaced. It's targeting businesses throughout Atlantic Canada. The Mounties say fraudsters are posing as CEOs and bosses of companies and contacting financial administrators of those organizations using fake e-mail addresses. The scammers are instructing financial staff ... Read More
5/6/2016

Rights tribunal to hear Nova Scotia firefighter's gender discrimination case

(CP) - A former firefighter who said male co-workers disrespected and gossiped about her will have her case heard by a Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission tribunal. Liane Tessier says she hopes the case will be a catalyst for legal change for women and gender rights across Canada. She first ... Read More