The body of the missing fisherman in Nova Scotia found

Fishermen from Canso, on the northeastern coast of Nova Scotia, report finding the body of the fisherman who has been missing since Tuesday. Roger Stoddard had not been seen since the grounding... Read more »

Sexual misconduct: Former Nova Scotia MP Peter Stoffer apologizes

Former NDP MP Peter Stoffer apologized to an employee of his party who accused him of sexual misconduct while he was a member of Parliament in Ottawa. The employee, Lauren Dobson-Hughes, told... Read more »

Conservative Party of Nova Scotia: First woman in the race

Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin is the fourth person, and the first woman, to join the leadership race of the Progressive Conservative Party (PC) of Nova Scotia. The member for Cumberland North, elected for the... Read more »

American family leaves Wisconsin to settle in Halifax

For the Johnson family, an incident last winter was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Leith and T. Johnson were down the street talking to a neighbor while their two sons,... Read more »

Mary-Anne Arsenault and Nova Scotia in the Tournament of Hearts semifinal

Nova Scotia’s Mary-Anne Arsenault reached the semi-final of the Tournament of Hearts with a 6-2 win over Tracy Fleury’s North Carolina team on Saturday in Penticton, BC. Arsenault will play Sunday’s loser... Read more »

Cornwallis rally in Halifax celebrates statue’s removal

– A group of protesters performed an Aboriginal honor song Sunday at the site where a statue of the controversial founder of Halifax was held a few days ago. Dozens of people... Read more »

NS Fisherman Say Lobster Quality Down This Year

After one-third of the lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia, the quality of the resource does not seem optimal, report industry people. “There is no less lobster than in previous years, but... Read more »

New Discount Airline Will Fly Out Of Halifax

Swoop, the first truly low fare carrier in Canada , today announced the release of its initial schedule with services from Abbotsford , Hamilton, Edmonton , Winnipeg and Halifax . “Swoop is... Read more »

NS Government Offered $800,000 To Teachers Union

The Nova Scotia government has proposed $800,000 to the provincial teachers’ union as compensation for removing the school principals and vice-principals of the union. The offer was immediately turned down by Liette... Read more »

Julie Chaisson Enters NS PC Leadership Race

Halifax-based Seaport Farmers Market General Manager Julie Chaisson becomes the fifth candidate in the leadership contest for the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. Ms. Chaisson had been a candidate for the... Read more »