Karina Gould to become the first minister to take maternity leave

Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould is preparing to become the first federal minister in history to take maternity leave. Ms. Gould is expecting her first child in March and will remain... Read more »

Franglais does not weaken French, according to a study from the University of Ottawa

The use of Franglais can cringe some purists of the French language, but a study shows that it has no negative effect on the language. Shana Poplack, the professor who runs a... Read more »

Minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour in Nova Scotia

The minimum wage will increase by 15 cents in Nova Scotia on April 1. This increase will raise the minimum wage to $11 an hour for workers with more than three months... Read more »

Rare Plant Growing On NS Island Now Protected

A rare plant in Canada that grows only on a 25-kilometer-wide island in southwestern Nova Scotia is protected. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has just purchased and protected a small island... Read more »