A Facebook page of the Government of Quebec raises eyebrows

If you see the content of the Facebook page Political News Quebec, know that it comes from the parliamentary wing of the Liberal Party of Quebec. At first glance, however, the source... 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 »

Cars Frozen To NS Roads Following Flash Freeze

Twenty cars were caught in the ice following a flash flood in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. During the night of Friday to Saturday, a flood took by surprise the small municipality. Twenty cars... Read more »

Fisherman Missing At Sea in NS: Hope dwindles

Authorities have little hope of finding the captain of a fishing vessel that ran aground near the northeastern coast of Nova Scotia alive on Tuesday. The captain refused to leave his boat,... Read more »

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 »