Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: September's here, and all is well
Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Shore birds move through Nova Scotia
Financing available soon to Nova Scotians to improve septic systems
AMONG FRIENDS: Pictou County woman hopes others are encouraged by her poetry
Westville woman’s fight influences Liberal platform
Lennie White announces plans to run for Westville mayor
Stellarton mourns loss of Chief Dwight Campbell
UPDATED: Shelburne County mother desperately looking for help for her 'shockingly thin' son
Man threatening girls selling prom dresses in Halifax Regional Municipality
There’s a man contacting young women attempting to sell their used prom dresses and threatening them. “Females have been posting ads for sale of prom dresses on Kijiji (a popular website),” said Cpl. Lisa Croteau of the ...
Body found in Hants County woods
RCMP are investigating after human remains were found in a remote area of Hants County Monday afternoon. Windsor RCMP were contacted at about 2 p.m. by someone who had found human remains in a heavily wooded area on Moses Mountain in Mill Section. ...
George Canyon criticized for claiming Indigenous heritage
Central Nova Conservative candidate George Canyon is stepping back from his earlier association with the Eastern Woodland Métis Nation. The group was founded in 1973, and currently has 30,000 members. In a Facebook post dated Aug. 23, 2018, ...
Rouse convicted of drug trafficking, another sex crime
Repeat offender Darrin Phillip Rouse has been convicted of another sex crime. Rouse, 53, of North Kentville, was convicted Friday in Yarmouth Supreme Court of sexual assault and drug trafficking involving a teenager under the age of 18. He was in ...
Atlantic Canada universities see hike in international students
Enrolment at universities in Atlantic Canada is up, largely due to an increase in international students, says a recent report. Full-time visa student enrolment increased by 20 per cent, bringing the total to 19,037 students, as Atlantic ...
Human rights board dismisses ex-Halifax firefighter's complaint
A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission board of inquiry has dismissed a complaint by a former firefighter against Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. In a written decision released Tuesday, board chairman Dennis James said the fire service ...
Regulator sets dates for Port Hawkesbury Paper power rate hearing, gives interim approval to proposal
The provincial regulator has approved on an interim basis a proposed new power rate for Port Hawkesbury Paper and set dates for a hearing where a final determination on the tariff will be made. Port Hawkesbury Paper and Nova Scotia Power Inc. have ...
Justin Trudeau rallies Central Nova supporters in New Glasgow
With less than a week remaining before election day, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau made a brief stop in New Glasgow on Oct. 15. In preparation for his arrival, a large section of Archimedes St. was shut down as a crowd came for a chance to get a ...
Cape Breton's Louise Gillis receives CNIB's highest honour
Sydney's Louise Gillis received the CNIB's highest honour earlier this month, the Arthur Napier Magill Distinguished Service Award, during the organization’s annual community meeting. The award was named after CNIB's second CEO, ...
Mental health wellness drop-in centre in Yarmouth officially opened
TINA COMEAU TRI-COUNTY VANGUARD On the wall next to the coffee bar, beneath the ‘Today’s Menu’ sign, were three simple words: Hope is free. That feeling of hope certainly resonated throughout the room on the day a new mental ...