Skip to content
-2.6 °Cforecast >
Mostly Cloudy

Local News

Bail hearing in Middleton attempted murder case adjourned to next week

Bail hearing in Middleton attempted murder case adjourned to next week

Timothy Lake is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault for an alleged assault on a 28-year-old woman.
Truro golfer Eric Banks chases PGA Tour

Truro golfer Eric Banks chases PGA Tour

There may not be a more solitary road in professional sports than the one to the PGA Tour. Eric Banks is walking it.
OPINION: Lunenburg council's obstructionism comes back to bite dog grooming business

OPINION: Lunenburg council's obstructionism comes back to bite dog grooming business

Jennifer Sinclair and husband Chris Brodka made plans to move to Lunenburg where she would set up a home-based dog grooming business. After months of house-hunting, they were told dog grooming is not a personal service because the service is to the dog and not the human. Jenn was flabbergasted. She explained that the dog does not bring itself. ... The service is to the person. They put their house on the market! Why weren't they ever informed the town changed its mind?
Frozen out by work to rule, teachers in training can't get required classroom time

Frozen out by work to rule, teachers in training can't get required classroom time

The 600 students training to be teachers at Nova Scotia universities have been left out in the cold when it comes to on-the-job training in the province's public school classrooms. 'Mount Saint Vincent Year 2 students are supposed to be out on a 14-week practicum right now. They can’t because they’ve been excluded. It’s the same at Cape Breton University. Their students are actually sitting, twiddling their thumbs, waiting for some sort of engagement in schools.'
Trudeau visits packed cafes ahead of town hall at Dartmouth Sportsplex

Trudeau visits packed cafes ahead of town hall at Dartmouth Sportsplex

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began the East Coast leg of his cross-country tour today with visits to several Halifax-area cafes, where he was greeted by happy owners and a handful of protesters.
Driver suffers serious injuries after rollover on Lawrencetown Road

Driver suffers serious injuries after rollover on Lawrencetown Road

The crash happened at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Cole Harbour RCMP said in a news release. The two occupants were extracted from the vehicle by the fire department, and the driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Mooseheads surrender three power-play goals, fall 3-2 to Tigres

Mooseheads surrender three power-play goals, fall 3-2 to Tigres

Special teams were the difference Sunday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax as the Victoriaville Tigres connected on three-of-six power plays and held the Halifax Mooseheads scoreless on their six man-advantage situations to claim a 3-2 victory.
Huskies down Tigers in AUS hoops; Kanza Mata breaks record

Huskies down Tigers in AUS hoops; Kanza Mata breaks record

The Saint Mary's Huskies spoiled the party on a record-setting day for Dalhousie's Ritchie Kanza Mata. The steady point guard for the Tigers set an AUS record on Sunday, passing former Cape Breton Capers guard John Ryan on the all-time list for assists.
COMMENTARY: Saying no to new ageism -- why we can't dismiss caring for the old

COMMENTARY: Saying no to new ageism -- why we can't dismiss caring for the old

Should medicine be ageist? A young trainee doctor recently proposed to me that it should. Health care is overstretched, she argued. “We can’t do everything for everyone, so why spend money on old people, who have little chance of benefit?”  For her, ageism is not all that bad — in fact, it’s a practical response to limited resources.

CHRIS COCHRANE: Kicking around the idea of a Halifax pro soccer franchise

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic president Derek Martin answers questions on how the proposal for a team, stadium site is going.