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Nova Scotia pardons late Mi'kmaq leader Gabriel Sylliboy: 'He was the first to stand up for us'

Nova Scotia pardons late Mi'kmaq leader Gabriel Sylliboy: 'He was the first to stand up for us'

The province also apologized to Sylliboy at a ceremony at Government House in Halifax.
UPDATED Another storm closes schools, hampers travel in Nova Scotia

UPDATED Another storm closes schools, hampers travel in Nova Scotia

The province was hit with another nasty winter storm that closed schools, snarled travel and shuttered government offices.
Halifax pair face drug trafficking charges after search

Halifax pair face drug trafficking charges after search

A man and a woman were expected to appear in Halifax provincial court today on charges that include trafficking fentanyl and cocaine after a Halifax apartment was searched late Wednesday.
Teachers union decries limitations on law amendments comments

Teachers union decries limitations on law amendments comments

'It’s part of Nova Scotia’s rich democratic history that members of the public are allowed to propose amendments and comment on bills in our House of Assembly,' says NSTU president
Teachers, supporters opposed to legislated contract gather in Sydney

Teachers, supporters opposed to legislated contract gather in Sydney

Sally Capstick, president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union Cape Breton District local, says buses will be taking teachers up to Halifax on Friday during a one-day strike to protest at the provincial legislature.
Doctor reprimanded over prescribing drugs for man she had 'personal relationship' with

Doctor reprimanded over prescribing drugs for man she had 'personal relationship' with

Dr. Karen Fewer, who has been licensed to practise medicine in this province since 1996, has also been ordered to take a course on understanding boundaries in the physician-patient relationship.
Halifax cabbie ordered to stand trial on allegation of sexual assault

Halifax cabbie ordered to stand trial on allegation of sexual assault

Forset Mohammad, 27, is accused of having sex with a female passenger without her consent in June 2015. The alleged victim testified at a preliminary inquiry Wednesday in Halifax provincial court.
Former cleaner at Halifax seniors facility found guilty of sexual assault

Former cleaner at Halifax seniors facility found guilty of sexual assault

Joseph Elizee Comeau, 58, of Dartmouth allowed an elderly woman with dementia to perform oral sex on him in her room at Northwood in May 2015.
Ontario police issue warrant for Dartmouth man wanted on human trafficking charges

Ontario police issue warrant for Dartmouth man wanted on human trafficking charges

Kartel Pye, a former Dartmouth resident, also faces several other charges including forcible confinement.
Police seek help finding missing Halifax woman

Police seek help finding missing Halifax woman

Jade Eleanor Fielding, 31, was reported missing to police on Jan. 13.