Compost giveaway this week at Pictou County Solid Waste
NSCC campus in Stellarton gets Pearson VUE certification to administer tests
Stone from New York now inspiring in Pictou County
Increased patrols at Pictou construction site see charges laid
Mine employee recalls eerie silence after Westray explosion
New Glasgow woman honours Red Army brother
Halifax mayor, deputy talk about building strong Nova Scotian communities
Pictou County Roots for Youth celebrate progress, community engagement at AGM
Aberdeen Health Foundation appoints new executive director
Royal family fan calls for creative arts therapy
C.F. Construction wins $343,745 settlement from Westville
No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — The massive $60 million Lotto Max jackpot has gone unclaimed for another week. No winning ticket was sold for Friday night's draw. However, 21 of the 46 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each were won, with four of those prizes being ...
Police make appeal in case of girl, 2, who disappeared from Ontario park in 1966
ORILLIA, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police are appealing to anyone with information about the disappearance of a young girl more than 50 years ago to come forward. Police say Diane Prevost was reported missing in Grundy Lake Provincial Park, ...
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning calls for radical transformation of society
MONTREAL — Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. soldier who became famous after she was imprisoned for passing government documents to Wikileaks, is calling for radical changes to the American military and police forces. The time for incremental ...
Grant for parents of missing or murdered children to pay more: Duclos
OTTAWA — Changes to a federal program aimed at helping parents who have lost a child as a result of abduction or crime will provide easier access and more money. Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the new ...
Student voters in Ontario look for tuition, mental health help
Lily Eskin has a lot to look forward to. Just wrapping up her undergrad at McMaster University, she has already been accepted into the school's Masters of Political Science program, secured a scholarship and a job as a teaching assistant. But Eskin ...
Four military cadets accused of desecrating Qur'an with bacon, 'bodily fluids'
OTTAWA — Four cadets from the Royal Military College in Saint-Jean, Que., have been accused of desecrating a Qur'an with bacon and "bodily fluids" during a cottage party over the Easter long weekend. Military commanders have expressed frustration and ...
Famed Halifax agave nears its end, its capacity for a final bloom unclear
Halifax's famed agave plant may yet sing its swan song, even as captivated onlookers have started to mourn the imposing succulent's imminent death. The Agave americana — native to desert climates like Mexico and the southwestern United ...
Newfoundland woman at centre of Scottish workplace harassment scandal
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland-born woman has sparked a major political scandal in Scotland, alleging she suffered a decade of harassment after complaining about a sexist, racist workplace culture at her civil service office. A photo published by ...
Asylum-seeker claims to be processed faster: immigration minister
OTTAWA — Asylum seekers who cross illegally into Canada — only to wait many months for their refugee claims to be processed — may find their cases finalized sooner as a result of federal changes. The arms-length board that handles ...
Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
NEW YORK — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday ...