Yarmouth County municipal units to apply for infrastructure funding for upgrades to ferry terminal facility
Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber prop from 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' being displayed in Cavendish
Theme song released as countdown hits 50 days
NRHS hands out the hardware
Pictou County man walks the walk
Busy fishing derby brings many out to Sunny Brae area
A look at the federal ridings with the highest, and lowest child poverty rates
OTTAWA — A national anti-poverty group has broken down the child poverty rates in each of the 338 federal ridings. Below are the 10 ridings with the highest, and lowest child poverty rates in the country as calculated by Campaign 2000, which ...
In Bill Morneau's riding, 40 per cent of children live in poverty, report says
OTTAWA — Four in every 10 children residing in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's downtown Toronto riding live in poverty, one of the highest rates identified in a new report tracking child poverty rates across all 338 federal ...
Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws
LONDON — British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous seizures. British officials ...
First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated
WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. ...
Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine military airstrikes and ground assaults targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants in an offensive that reportedly killed five extremists and forced more than 5,000 villagers to flee to safety in the ...
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans
WASHINGTON — The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" while GOP Sen. ...
Halifax military officer expected to face sexual assault charge at court martial
HALIFAX — A court martial for a Halifax-based military police officer charged with sexual assault is scheduled for today. Military police Sgt. Kevin MacIntyre, of Canadian Forces Base Halifax, faces one count of sexual assault in connection ...
Van crashes into fans at Dutch festival: 1 dead, 3 injured
AMSTERDAM — A van ran into a small group of pop music fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene. Dutch police detained a suspect hours later. Police in the province of Limburg say ...
British police: 3 struck dead by train in south London
LONDON — Three people have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into ...
Bus crash in Poland kills 2 people, injures 27 retirees
WARSAW, Poland — Two people have been killed and at least 27 others injured when a bus carrying retirees on a seaside holiday veered off the road and into a grassy ditch in central Poland, officials said Monday. The head of the regional firefighters, ...