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Islanders clip Mooseheads 5-1 in Halifax

Islanders clip Mooseheads 5-1 in Halifax

Rookie centre Raphael Lavoie scored late in the third period to break a prolonged Halifax Mooseheads' scoring drought but it was not nearly enough as the Mooseheads fell 5-1 to the Charlottetown Islanders.
Canada's Pride groups debate police participation in annual festivities

Canada's Pride groups debate police participation in annual festivities

Pride organizations in this country have been considering their identities, especially with respect to the commerce-driven corporate sponsorship of Pride parades and the presence of police participants at those events. These issues and other matters are being discussed at a national gathering in Halifax.
Apple Blossom Festival board now blames Kentville for parade move to New Minas

Apple Blossom Festival board now blames Kentville for parade move to New Minas

Kentville Mayor Sandra Snow denies the festival board's assertion that the town was not willing to commit police and parks department staff to the event.
OPINION: Classroom inclusion is ill-conceived; no wonder teachers are stressed

OPINION: Classroom inclusion is ill-conceived; no wonder teachers are stressed

Instead of providing well-designed whole class lessons, teachers waste hours trying to adapt to the learning styles of each student. As a result, teachers end up working harder, getting worse results and burning themselves out.
New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

Nestled next to Nova Scotia Power Corp.’s gleaming corporate offices on the Halifax waterfront, the Discovery Centre seems like an interactive jewel of science, technology, engineering and math learning for kids of all ages.
Petition to move Apple Blossom Festival parade back to Kentville gains 1,200 signatures in first day

Petition to move Apple Blossom Festival parade back to Kentville gains 1,200 signatures in first day

Matt Boudreau says he started the petition because of the lack of consultation in the decision to move the parade to New Minas.
Eastern Shore man found guilty of assisting Catie Miller’s murderers after the fact

Eastern Shore man found guilty of assisting Catie Miller’s murderers after the fact

George Edward Hubley, 32, of Sheet Harbour Passage was also convicted of interfering with human remains.The judge rejected Hubley's defence of duress, saying it had 'no air of reality.'
JOHN DEMONT: This snow just never seems to end, does it

JOHN DEMONT: This snow just never seems to end, does it

I’m hoping to make this fast, before the opiates and elixirs kick in, my tongue lolls in my mouth and the strabismus takes hold.
Nova Scotia to offer early plea bargains in bid to speed up justice system

Nova Scotia to offer early plea bargains in bid to speed up justice system

In a memo to Nova Scotia's criminal lawyers, the provincial court chief judge says the program is meant for offences like breaching a court order, failing a breathalyzer test and low-level assaults.

Man dies after falling from roof in Hants County

The 31-year-old was shovelling snow from the roof of a home under construction in South Rawdon when he fell.