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Firefighter injured in early-morning fire at Dartmouth apartment building

Firefighter injured in early-morning fire at Dartmouth apartment building

The fire appears to have started on the outside of a lower-level unit and spread up the exterior wall to the balcony above. The building is only 150 metres from a fire station.
PET CORNER: SPCA team hits the road with surgery service for feral cats

PET CORNER: SPCA team hits the road with surgery service for feral cats

Surgical unit working across Nova Scotia to try to make a dent in controlling the population and to ensure humane care for the animals after their surgeries.
COMMENTARY: Nova Scotians owe much to sex-ed pioneer Dr. Pam Brown

COMMENTARY: Nova Scotians owe much to sex-ed pioneer Dr. Pam Brown

By Dorothy Grant: In 1972, the first walk-in family planning clinic opened its doors in Halifax. 'Our services were really needed. This was especially the case with young women and their partners who had been going to the same doctor since they were children. They were reluctant to go there when they became sexually active, or were thinking about it.'
Halifax police investigate early Saturday morning robbery

Halifax police investigate early Saturday morning robbery

Incident took place in the area of Spring Garden Road and Queen Street
Book about N.S. activist, lawyer Rocky Jones set to be released

Book about N.S. activist, lawyer Rocky Jones set to be released

A posthumous autobiography of Jones, who died in Halifax in 2013 at age 71, looks at the civil-rights pioneer's life and times.
Halifax libraries delivery service gives everyone access to happy lendings

Halifax libraries delivery service gives everyone access to happy lendings

If you're a book reader, film fan, or music lover managing an illness, convalescing from surgery or have mobility issues, take heart: some public libraries in the Halifax region offer a home delivery service that enables patrons who can't get to the library to use items available at their local branch.
Police arrest man in relation to indecent act

Police arrest man in relation to indecent act

The man is in police custody awaiting a bail hearing.
Halifax police investigate stabbing

Halifax police investigate stabbing

Man, 31, taken to hospital with chest wound; police seeking three suspects
Booming seaweed biz needs stricter safeguards, says UN agency

Booming seaweed biz needs stricter safeguards, says UN agency

The seaweed business is “undergoing a rapid global expansion,” according to a new report.
Biologist challenges chief health officer's claim that glyphosate is safe

Biologist challenges chief health officer's claim that glyphosate is safe

Dr. Robert Strang, the province's chief public health officer, says that there is no evidence to suggest glyphosate poses a risk to human health if used properly and if the Department of Environment is monitoring where, how, and when the herbicide is used. A wildlife biologist from New Brunswick, who has long opposed the herbicide, disagrees.