Ashley MacIsaac overnights at Sydney River NSLC to be first Cape ...
Misener steps down after 35 years at helm of Big Brothers Big Sisters ...
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation has a return policy for cannabis
United Way poverty simulation returns to Truro
NSLC releases cannabis prices
Healing, dying, death and grief to be addressed at Truro gathering
Walk Off The Earth coming to the RECC
Truro library traffic increases dramatically during past year
Could cannabis become a main-stream treatment for cancer?
Hundreds line up to purchase legal pot at NSLC in New Minas
Halifax council stands behind Irving shipyard workers
Man who spends summers in Bonne Bay fined for holding a resident big game licence
Parole board grants escorted leave to informant who helped lock up Hells Angels boss
A former biker-gang hit man turned informant whose testimony brought down Hells Angels boss Maurice (Mom) Boucher has been granted escorted leaves from prison. The Parole Board of Canada granted the temporary, police-supervised ...
N.S. student starts national campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault
HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia student trying to raise awareness about sexual assault-related issues is hoping university students across Canada will don teal ribbons on Thursday. Shelby Miller, a psychology student at Mount ...
Atlantic Canadians brave chill to enjoy status as nation's first legal buyers
HALIFAX — Atlantic Canadians lined up early Wednesday, many in frigid temperatures, to be a part of Canadian cannabis history — including some who said they don't even use the stuff. "I'm looking forward to buying it and having it as a memory of ...
Brian Mulroney joins board of directors of New York-based pot company
NEW YORK — Former prime minister Brian Mulroney is joining the board of directors of an American cannabis company. Acreage Holdings, one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in the U.S., says Mulroney will officially become a ...
QMJHL Roundup: Groulx scores OT winner as Mooseheads edge Wildcats
MONCTON, N.B. — Benoit-Olivier Groulx scored 30 seconds into overtime as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Moncton Wildcats 5-4 on Thursday to stretch their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League win streak to four games. Marcel Barinka's second goal of ...
Two charged over allegations they fed bears along B.C.'s Alaska Highway
VICTORIA — Two people have been charged after British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says they posted photos of themselves on social media hand feeding Timbits and hot dogs to bears. Conservation officer Sam Harris says it's ...
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow
SEATTLE — More than two dozen countries have relaxed their marijuana or other drug laws, and a number could consider legalizing in the not-too-distant future. The South American nation of Uruguay was first to legalize marijuana in 2013, and Canada ...
Manitoba NDP calls for inquest into Indigenous man's death on a bus
WINNIPEG — The leader of Manitoba's Opposition has called for an inquest into the death of an Indigenous man who died during a 10-hour bus trip for a medical appointment. Abraham Donkey of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation was travelling from Thompson ...
Day 1 blooper: Ontario Cannabis Store mislabels genital spray as oral product
TORONTO — A perusal of the Ontario Cannabis Store's online portal on the first day of legalization turned up an array of expected products — various strains of dried weed, oils and tinctures, and accessories needed to use ...
In the news today, Oct. 17
Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Oct. 17 ——— FIRST LEGAL POT SALES MADE IN N.L. Ian Power made sure he was first in line on a chilly October night to make a midnight purchase that will likely cement his place in Canadian history. ...