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Nova Scotia-shot feature films Weirdos, Werewolf vie for Canadian Screen Awards

Nova Scotia-shot feature films Weirdos, Werewolf vie for Canadian Screen Awards

Nova Scotia productions shone when the Canadian Screen Award nominations were announced on Wednesday. Weirdos earned six nods including best picture, Werewolf got four including best actor and actress, and TV series This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Mr. D each had multiple nominations.
Woman accused of perjury and intimidating witness in stabbing case

Woman accused of perjury and intimidating witness in stabbing case

Police accuse the woman of lying during a bail hearing for a teen accused of stabbing another man.
Study looks at mid-range effects of climate change, with more mild weather for N.S.

Study looks at mid-range effects of climate change, with more mild weather for N.S.

Nova Scotians can expect about five more days of mild weather a year within a decade and an extra 15 more mild days annually by the end of the century, according to a new study.
Swimmers sidelined as Dalplex tries to get to bottom of pool leak

Swimmers sidelined as Dalplex tries to get to bottom of pool leak

Varsity swimmers and community members alike are affected by the indefinite closure of Dalhousie University's pool. “We don’t know exactly (the problem) and that’s why we have the outside contractor … doing video inspection and pipe testing, so hopefully we’ll know by the end of the week what it is,” said Kathie Wheadon, the facility director for Dalplex.
POLICE REPORT: Suspected burglar intercepted while carrying loot down pathway

POLICE REPORT: Suspected burglar intercepted while carrying loot down pathway

Halifax Regional Police officers were on general patrol at 12:30 a.m. in Dartmouth when they noticed a man acting suspiciously on a pathway near Charlottetown Way. 'Officers stopped and spoke with the man, who was carrying a whipper-snipper, saw kit, grinder sander kit and work gloves.'
Mooseheads beat Eagles in shootout

Mooseheads beat Eagles in shootout

The Halifax Mooseheads got key contributions from three 16-year-olds — goalie Alexis Gravel, defenceman Jared McIsaac and forward Benoit-Olivier Groulx — to post a 5-4 shootout victory over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles on Tuesday night.
Securities commission issues cease-trade order against community economic development corporation

Securities commission issues cease-trade order against community economic development corporation

West Nova Agro Commodities Ltd. hasn't filed its 2016 financial statements, but expects to have them finished soon. The general manager says the company "got behind on our paperwork."
Ex-teacher arrested for allegedly breaching bail on sex charges involving boy

Ex-teacher arrested for allegedly breaching bail on sex charges involving boy

Sarah Jane Allt spent the weekend in jail before the Crown consented in Halifax provincial court to her release on a new recognizance.
Preliminary inquiry in $1.3-million military fraud case set for October

Preliminary inquiry in $1.3-million military fraud case set for October

A Dartmouth businessman, his wife and two former civilian employees at CFB Halifax are all charged with fraud over $5,000 in relation to purchasing activities at the Shearwater heating plant.
Curler Clarke steps out from Fay's shadow

Curler Clarke steps out from Fay's shadow

Like it or not, Kristin Clarke is about to face a week of comparisons to world champion skip Mary Fay.