Dalhousie University students fundraise for bursary in honour of Iran plane crash victims

As the repatriation process begins for those killed in the tragic crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Dalhousie University students have come up with a creative way to keep the memories of those loved ones alive. The Dalhousie Iranian…

Halifax parents concerned new CSAP high school will bring boundary changes

The school formerly known as Newbridge Academy in Burnside, N.S. has been sitting vacant this school year, but that’s going to change in September. “It will be a high school,” said Stephanie Comeau, communications coordinator with the Conseil scolaire acadien…

Retired police officer calls for fair and open investigation into police involvement in Santina Rao assault

A retired Black police officer with four decades of experience is calling for a fair and open investigation into allegations of police assault against a Black Halifax woman. As Alexa MacLean reports, he is questioning why Santina Rao was confronted…

Former Halifax cop says changes in racial police attitudes needs to come from ‘the ground up’

A retired Black Nova Scotia police officer with nearly four decades of experience is calling for a fair and open investigation into whether or not Halifax Regional Police [HRP] officers should be charged in connection with a controversial arrest at…

Northern Pulp workers brace for life after the paper mill closes

Tina Hicks has worked at Northern Pulp for 18 years as a process operator at the bleach plant. But with the looming closure of the mill, Hicks is now contemplating a move across the country for work in the industry.…

Possible sale of Crown-owned coastal area in Nova Scotia raises concern

Calls are mounting for the Nova Scotia government to reconsider the potential sale of a section of spectacularly rugged Crown-owned land along the province’s Eastern Shore to private developers. The 285-hectare area of coastal barrens and wetlands known as Owls…