Best friend of Eastern Passage shooting victim stunned
Montreal author writes children’s book about giantess Anna Swan
Colchester: Cycling, caring and frolicking with fibre
Truro's McIsaac about to realize a dream
Demonstrations, creative ideas part of Fibre Frolic being held in Bible Hill
Truro man charged with break and enter
Truro man off to cycle Austrian Alps
Dartmouth musician reveals outlaw heart on debut album
Elmsdale Sobeys offers unique beer, cider market
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Court martial in Halifax: Woman reiterates she was assaulted
Witness at fatal Cape Breton accident says driver smelled of alcohol
After working to have the red fox named as the provincial animal, province makes a special presentation
Investigation underway into Cape Breton Regional Hospital death
Percy would not take no for answer, woman tells Halifax court
Halifax cemetery targeted by vandals
Study seeking cause of Crohn's disease hopes to develop predictive test
TORONTO — With three brothers affected by either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, Kathleen Crispi knows she is at high risk of developing one of the literally gut-wrenching conditions known to run in ...
UK panel finds 450 lives shortened by hospital's opioid use
LONDON — A British panel has found at least 450 had their lives shortened by a hospital's institutionalized regime of administering opioids without medical justification. The report released Wednesday found an "institutionalized" practice of ...
Navy submarine set to return to Halifax after five-month deployment
HALIFAX — The Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Windsor is expected to return to Halifax today after completing a five-month deployment in the Euro-Atlantic region. The Victoria-class submarine was on patrol as part of Operation Projection, ...
Giant operation against wildlife crime in 92 countries
PARIS — A monthlong global operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the seizure of thousands of live animals and tons of meat and ivory, international police agency Interpol announced on Wednesday. Among those arrested ...
In the news today, June 20
Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 20 ——— SENATE APPROVES BILL TO LEGALIZE POT Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest, after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift an ...
B.C. to ask high court to overturn acquittal of polygamous leader
VANCOUVER — A special prosecutor is set to ask British Columbia's Court of Appeal to overturn the acquittal of a former leader of a polygamous community who was found not guilty of taking a girl across the border for a sexual purpose. Crown-appointed ...
'Climate of secrecy:' Schools, parents dispute Alberta gay-straight alliance law
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — The first court challenge of an Alberta law that bars schools from telling parents about their children's involvement in gay-straight alliances echoes some of the debate over legalizing same-sex marriage more than ...
Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eritrea's president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighbouring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia's new prime minister took a major step toward calming deadly tensions with its decades-long ...
'Ideological sex clubs:' Alberta gay-straight alliance law faces court challenge
EDMONTON — Alberta's law banning schools from telling parents when their children join a gay-straight alliance faces its first legal challenge. A Court of Queen's Bench judge in Medicine Hat, Alta., is to hear arguments ...
Lawyer challenges female military officer's story in sex-assault case
HALIFAX — A defence lawyer suggested Tuesday that a female military officer who says she was sexually assaulted initially reported just enough to superiors to cover the fact she slept with a subordinate. The woman has accused military police officer ...