Quebec government amends bill targeted at tightening cannabis regulations

The Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) government says it is amending its cannabis bill known as Bill 2, allowing for the consumption of cannabis in certain public parks and spaces. Municipalities will now be able to decide whether to allow or…

Tension between CUPE, N.B. government remains high

May 3 2019 5:10pm Tension between the province and CUPE remains as they continue to protest in downtown Fredericton. Megan Yamoah reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

CUPE protest turns physical

May 2 2019 4:48pm What was a peaceful protest turned physical on Thursday, as CUPE workers and supporters were rallying outside the social development minister’s office. Megan Yamoah has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Environment group wants faster phase-out of coal-fired plants in Nova Scotia

An environmental group is calling on the Nova Scotia government to do more to phase out coal-fired electrical plants despite the province’s exemption from the 2030 federal deadline for a national phase-out. READ MORE: Carbon taxes on coal-fired power plants…

Lack of physicians forcing Lower Sackville walk-in clinic to close

A walk-in clinic in Lower Sackville, N.S., has been forced to close its doors for the time being due to unsuccessful attempts to recruit doctors. The Community Care Walk-in Clinic on Cobequid Drive issued the notice of closure over the…

Billboard seeks support for Lorne Grabher as licence plate battle goes to court

The case of a man battling the Nova Scotia government for a licence plate bearing his contentious family name is in the courts – and on the streets – this week. READ MORE: ‘Grabher’ licence plate court battle postponed until…

Questions linger following street check announcement

April 18 2019 5:11pm Despite a moratorium being placed on street checks across Nova Scotia, there are still many questions regarding how police will conduct the controversial practice. Alexa MacLean explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…