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Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Mark Marchesi made annual trips from Maine to Nova Scotia, where he made visual connections with Longfellow's poem about Acadia.
Massive storm continues slow march east after paralyzing Maritimes

Massive storm continues slow march east after paralyzing Maritimes

Marine Atlantic, the ferry service that links Nova Scotia with Newfoundland, shut down crossings scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Meanwhile, schools and government offices were also closed for a second day throughout Nova Scotia, P.E.I. and New Brunswick, while travel by air and water was again stalled by cancellations and delays. Dozens of arrivals and departures at Halifax Stanfield International Airport were either cancelled or delayed.
Pier 21 exhibit honours unit's Great War service

Pier 21 exhibit honours unit's Great War service

On March 25, 1917, the black soldiers of No. 2 Construction Battalion left Halifax for Europe to serve in a non-combat labour unit. To mark the anniversary of the unit's departure, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 teamed up with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia to create the temporary exhibit called No. 2 Construction Battalion. It opens Thursday and runs till May 1. 
OPINION: What Stephen McNeil is really thinking when he's sticking it to teachers

OPINION: What Stephen McNeil is really thinking when he's sticking it to teachers

'We think that spending $169.50 per student over two years shows just how committed we are to making schools great again. I mean, $169.50 could pay one lunch monitor to supervise students for 16 days. It might even buy two new textbooks. But I digress. It’s a huge investment, massive even. Students and teachers should be thrilled we gave them anything.'
Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

The number of Canadian-trained physicians practising south of the border has dipped to the lowest level in at least 40 years, a recent study shows. But the shrinking numbers can’t be blamed on Donald Trump.
Premier postpones House session to introduce teachers' legislation

Premier postpones House session to introduce teachers' legislation

MLAs will wait until Tuesday to consider a bill to legislate an imposed contract on the province's 9,300 public school teachers. The sitting scheduled for Monday evening was cancelled as a result of the blizzard.
Valley teacher takes one-woman protest to Province House despite blizzard

Valley teacher takes one-woman protest to Province House despite blizzard

Elementary school teacher Rachel Creasor has been protesting in a blizzard in front of Province House for much of the day Monday.
Study: Snow shovelling associated with heart attacks in men

Study: Snow shovelling associated with heart attacks in men

Anyone tempted to tackle that big pile of snow outside their door may be better off reading about a new study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
New Minas paramedic on the power of music: 'It heals me'

New Minas paramedic on the power of music: 'It heals me'

Kevin Davison makes video for song When Those Sirens Are Gone with the help of Ontario first responder organization.
POLICE REPORT: Trio released after bridge shuttle passenger intimidated

POLICE REPORT: Trio released after bridge shuttle passenger intimidated

Three bus passengers were briefly held in custody Sunday after another commuter told Halifax Regional Police he was intimidated into turning over his necklace.