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A new campaign wants to draw more women to a career in trucking. It's hoping to change current numbers, where 97 per cent of professional truck drivers are men.
It's a fact of life in modern courtrooms - journalists tapping away at their smartphones, providing a play-by-play of what the judge, witnesses and lawyers are saying and doing.
Ken Summers stands next to a wellhead for an exploratory natural gas well near his home not far from Noel, N.S. on Dec. 6. Summers is concerned about the hydraulic fracturing used in the resource extraction process and worries about the potential impacts on drinking water supplies.
Nova Scotia provincial officials on Thursday advanced the Nova Star ferry service the last $2.1 million of a $21 million government loan that was originally planned to be distributed over seven years.
Karen Fox has certainly been on major bike trips before, but the recreation and leisure studies professor at the University of Alberta had never travelled with a dog.
Police said Holly Bartlett, 31, was found unconscious under the bridge in the early hours of March 27, 2010.
'This is the weekend,' Jeremy Bowers, owner of Spike's Keg 'o Nails restaurant in Grayling, told me this morning.
Paul Ferguson is a platoon chief with the Cape Breton Regional Fire Service and says the building may have to be demolished.
Police in Amherst, N.S., are asking for information about a teen who has been missing for almost a month.
Halifax police will not be laying charges in a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a pickup truck that occurred at the intersection of Thistle Street and Victoria Road on May 3. The police investigation determined that the "do not walk" signal was displayed at the time the driver made the left turn.
The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.
Gary and Francine Connell, of Clarence, Annapolis County, said it was Sally, their year-and-a-half-old lab, who alerted Francine when the fire broke out in the spare room, around 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
The couple accused of killing Saint Mary's University student Loretta Saunders is back in Halifax provincial court today for a week-long preliminary hearing, whisked into the building early and escorted by about two dozen police and sheriffs a day after her uncle lunged at the pair in court.
The court case for two men accused of killing a homeless man in a rural Nova Scotia community has been set over until September.
Sarah Dunn, on behalf of the Whitney Pier Historical Society of Nova Scotia, nominated the community of Whitney Pier a few years ago.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 02:57 am
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