2018 March Break activities for Pictou County
Many seniors die waiting for long-term care placement stats show
UPDATED: Trenton residents express their concern over proposed levies at information session
Meet Hockey Canada’s newest ambassador
Missing man located in Salt Springs, brought to hospital
Echoes of Armenia at skating festival
Valley Woods park to be renamed Olympic Park
Province recruiting foreign doctors
Chamber of Commerce hails rural internet cash injection
Psychiatry resources in Pictou County temporarily unavailable as doctor leaves
Pictou hospital foundation donates money for dental care for those living with mental illness
White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges
WASHINGTON — The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown. Chief of staff John Kelly, himself the subject of rumours that his job may be in jeopardy, has ...
QMJHL Roundup: Askew lifts Islanders to 5-4 OT win against Titan
CHARLOTTETOWN — Cameron Askew scored 1:54 into overtime to power the Charlottetown Islanders past the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5-4 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Derek Gentile scored twice in regulation time for Charlottetown ...
Search continues for 10-year-old Montreal boy missing since Monday
Montreal police are spending another day searching backyards and going door to door in the search for a 10-year-old boy who has been missing for days. Police spokeswoman Andree-Anne Picard says officers expect to finish that portion of the ...
Rapper Classified releases song to empower those who feel 'powerless'
HALIFAX — Canadian rapper Classified has released a new song in support of people who feel powerless, with a focus on women and children who have suffered abuse. The Nova Scotia musician — whose real name is Luke Boyd — says the ...
US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed
DETROIT — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems ...
Groups expressing concern about jobs funding rules await final decision
OTTAWA — It was Valentine's Day when an Alberta church was told its application for Canada Summer Jobs program funding wasn't complete. The "I attest" box on the application had to be checked and the document signed, North Pointe community ...
Answer to cities' parking woes could be found at fire hydrants: fire chief
VANCOUVER — A coalition of firefighters, city engineers and administrators is proposing a novel solution to city parking woes. Surrey Fire Chief Len Garis says shrinking the no-stopping zone around fire hydrants could create hundreds of new ...
North Korean minister meets again with Swedish counterpart
STOCKHOLM — North Korea's foreign minister met again Saturday with his Swedish counterpart amid growing speculation about a possible meeting in the Scandinavian country between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Ri Yong Ho, ...
Greece: 14 dead from suspected migrant boat sinking
ATHENS, Greece — A boat that sank off a Greek island while smuggling migrants or refugees left at least 14 people dead Saturday, while a search and rescue operation was ongoing to locate more people believed missing. The wooden boat was believed to ...
Russia boots 23 UK diplomats in spy-poisoning tit for tat
MOSCOW — Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Britain's government said the move was ...