Vote to decide future of potential CFL stadium back on Halifax council agenda

A motion to decide the future of a proposed multi-use stadium in Shannon Park is set to come before Halifax Regional Council this week. Council will revisit the motion by Sam Austin, councillor for Dartmouth Centre, on Tuesday after he…

Key battlegrounds in Nova Scotia: 5 ridings considered to be a toss up

In the 2015 election the Liberals swept over Nova Scotia winning all 11 seats. With just days before Canadians go to the polls it’s almost certain that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will not be able to do the same this time.…

3 charged in connection with weapons call in north-end Halifax

A man, a woman and a teen are facing charges in connection with a weapons call that shut down a north-end Halifax street Thursday morning. Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the 2700 block of Clifton Street at…

How the explosion aboard HMCS Kootenay helps prepare Canadian sailors 50 years later

Fifty years after the Royal Canadian Navy experienced its worst peacetime disaster, the memory of HMCS Kootenay explosion is continuing to prepare the next generation of Canadian sailors. The Oct. 23, 1969 explosion and fire that crippled the HMCS Kootenay…

New research shows food insecurity especially high for north-end Halifax residents

By Canada’s food guide standards – fruits, vegetables, protein and whole grains should be part of everyone’s daily food intake. However, healthy and nutritious foods aren’t accessible, or affordable for many people. A daily reality that is especially true for…

N.S. government renews localized state of emergency for removal of downed Halifax crane

Posted October 16, 2019 2:37 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Nova Scotia government announced on Wednesday that it’s renewing a localized state of emergency to support the safe removal…