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Premier not ruling out public inquiry into Desmond killings

Premier not ruling out public inquiry into Desmond killings

Stephen McNeil calls a horrific murder-suicide involving former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond 'a tragic event' but the province isn't yet prepared to call a public inquiry.
Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements

Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements

Halifax students will be getting a daily reminder that their schools sit on traditional Mi'kmaq territory starting this fall.
PHOTOS: Macdonald bridge sidewalk and bike lane now open

PHOTOS: Macdonald bridge sidewalk and bike lane now open

After almost two years, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge is open once again to pedestrians and cyclists. Halifax Harbour Bridges announced the news Thursday morning.
Police renew plea for help in Chelsie Probert’s killing

Police renew plea for help in Chelsie Probert’s killing

The 18-year-old Halifax woman was found injured on a dark path in Dartmouth on June 6. She later died in hospital as a result of her injuries and her death was ruled a homicide.
Three Sears stores in N.S. among 59 locations to close as part of restructuring plan

Three Sears stores in N.S. among 59 locations to close as part of restructuring plan

Sears Canada Inc. plans to close 59 locations across the country, including three in Nova Scotia, and cut about 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring.
Halifax to host Team Canada in World Cup basketball qualifier

Halifax to host Team Canada in World Cup basketball qualifier

Nova Scotia basketball fans get a treat this November. Basketball Canada and Sports & Entertainment Atlantic have combined to offer the first game for Canada's senior men's team of the new FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Zone qualifications.
N.S. sends teen suicide expert to Cape Breton, promises new cyberbullying law

N.S. sends teen suicide expert to Cape Breton, promises new cyberbullying law

The Nova Scotia government is sending an expert on youth mental health and suicide to Cape Breton in the wake of several teen suicides. It says Dr. Stan Kutcher will go there Monday to talk to 'families, schools, and the community.'
Quarry approval doesn’t sit well with Miller Lake-area resident

Quarry approval doesn’t sit well with Miller Lake-area resident

The Environment Department's approval of the Scotian Materials quarry in the northeastern portion of Halifax Regional Municipality is cause for concern, a residents group says.
One man dead, another arrested after crash near Hantsport

One man dead, another arrested after crash near Hantsport

The driver allegedly fled the scene of the 1 a.m. crash and was arrested eight hours later. Two female passengers in the car were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Sydney’s MacKenzie headed for world firefighter CrossFit competition this summer

Sydney’s MacKenzie headed for world firefighter CrossFit competition this summer

Stephen MacKenzie, ranked sixth in the world for firefighter CrossFit competitors, will be in Los Angeles in August for the World Police and Fire Games.