NS family frustrated with cost of formula for infant with allergy

Nova Scotia Health Minister, Randy Delorey says he acknowledges that travelling for health care can be a challenge, but points out that Nova Scotians are...

New law steps up against cyber bullying

“Smartphones and social media have taken bullying from the playground, campus, or workplace to online and quickly in the hands of many, where the victim...

Tsawwassen education expert looking forward to 'big task'

A world renowned education expert from Tsawwassen has been tasked with providing an administrative review of the Nova Scotia school system. Avis Glaze is ...and more »...

Love story: Joanne and Marcus 'Marc' Bryan of Cutchogue

23, 1967, at St. Bernard's Church in Levittown. That young man from Richardson, Texas, was Marc's best man. Marc was now working as an aerospace...

Third annual Gideon Lodge craft fair this Saturday

“We have about 15 local vendors,” said Kelly Regan Gannett, who is assisting with organizing the event. “All artisans and crafters selling homemade goods.” JT...

Nova Scotia Power spending $133M to install smart meters

CBC.caNova Scotia Power will spend $133 million to install smart meters in the homes of its 500000 customers to automatically measure electricity usage.and more »...

NS recruitment team heading to UK to attract more doctors

"Nova Scotia has a lot to offer doctors: the opportunity to practise medicine on collaborative teams, enjoy the balanced pace of the East Coast, and...

Fall festival returns Saturday

"We've got a lot going on this year, with live entertainment featuring Triple X Lite going on Saturday afternoon," said firefighter Keith Colwell, who along...

Nova Scotia Liberals, NDP spar over $15 minimum wage

“With our economy, to move to a $15 minimum wage, where you're essentially forcing a small business to pay an entry-level worker, $32,000 a year...

Citizenship & Immigration Minister to speak at the Excellence Awards this Saturday

Tony Ince, Minister of Public Service Commission and African Nova Scotian Affairs; Leadership Award, Paulette Senior, President & CEO, Canadian Women's Foundation; Professional Excellence Award,...

Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression

“Younger people are the worst served by our current systems,” says Alison Darcy, a clinical research psychologist who came up with the idea for Woebot...

A new normal: NS teachers continue adjustment to legislated contract

Nova Scotia Education Minister Zach Churchill says government is now focusing on a new relationship. “We've partnered with the union on a number of initiatives...

Justice Minister says no outside expert confirmed constitutionality of Bill 16

Justice Minister Mark Furey says no outside experts told his department that the new Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act is constitutional. After witnesses at the...

Samson and Delilah opera at Carpenter Theatre Delivers Spectacle Worth Waiting For

From the start, Derek Taylor as Samson exhibits a rich clear tenor with world-class power and masterfully controlled sustain. A Philistine, Abimelech, arrives, all arch-villainy,...

Who are the unhappiest workers in the Nova Scotia government?

Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell said people in his department are empowered to come up with ideas and suggestions, and to challenge policies if they think...

'Bold approach' promised to cut hip and knee replacement wait times

That's well before the goal suggested by the Health Minister Randy Delorey, who said it might be accomplished within four years. Dr. Eric Howatt made...

Conciliator could start next week in Nova Scotia health contract talks: minister

Nova Scotia's labour minister says he will appoint a conciliator in stalled contract talks with four health-care unions. Labi Kousoulis says the request was made...

New Waterford man left homeless following fire says Community Services wouldn't even supply him with a bed

NEW WATEFORD — A New Waterford man left homeless following a fire which destroyed an apartment building in the community Feb. 6, said Community Services...

Nova Scotia hires Ontario consultant to evaluate how school system is run

Education Minister Zach Churchill confirmed the $75,000 review would have a broad mandate, including looking at the structure of the Education Department and the province's...

EDITORIAL: Just vote - The Register/Advertiser

EDITORIAL: Just voteThe Register/AdvertiserCould the provincial health minister, Leo Glavine, be unseated by one of his challengers? In 2013, Glavine won the seat easily, receiving...

Province seeks court opinion on electoral boundaries changes for Acadian districts

It filed legal action against the province, claiming the districts are constitutionally protected. "I very much respect the commitment and passion of the Acadian community,"...

Local food challenge on for September

Among those community leaders who took up the challenge were Mayors Mike Savage and Pam Mood, Ministers Leo Glavine and Keith Colwell, as well as...

Barrington unit wants answers on Community Services changes

Minister Joanne Bernard has maintained that there will be no change of services to the community because the workers will travel to families and children...

Change would see Nova Scotia regulator eyeball gas shipping costs for consumers

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia is preparing for the end of natural gas from the Sable Offshore Energy Project. Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan is proposing changes...

Home brew businesses reviewing proposed guidelines

“When Minister [Diana] Whalen dropped off a consultation package to the Wine Kits in Halifax, she was asked the same question [about the tax] and...

Overcoming Barriers hosts Swingin' Sunday fundraiser

Karen Casey, the mother of one of the children in the program, was happy to see a change from the usual sit-down fundraising events to...

Win a Dream Wedding couple get on board the love bus

“We took some photos too at Langdon Court which made us more relaxed ahead of the big day – it just got us prepared so...

Nova Scotia to open all of Bay of Fundy to small turbine projects

Bill 29, introduced Thursday by Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan in the House of Assembly, gives companies in the tidal-power business what the minister calls "a...

Dinner & A Show: Lizzie

Story: In August 1892 businessman Andrew Borden and his second wife, Abby Durfee Gray Borden, were found murdered in their home. Their bodies were discovered...

Nova Scotia law to give people with intellectual deficits more independence

In March 2016, then-justice minister Diana Whalen said the province would not oppose Webb's constitutional challenge of the Incompetent Persons Act. Whalen said it was...

Arrest Made for Illegal Credit Card Transactions in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, CT — A man has been charged out of Mansfield with a dozen counts of illegally using a credit card, state police said. Michael...

Obituary: ​James Kelly Regan, 53, of East Haven

Obituary: ​James Kelly Regan, 53, of East HavenJames Kelly Regan 53 of East Haven passed away suddenly on September 24, 2017. He was born March...

"Samson and Delilah" brings a passionate, sexual psychodrama to Norfolk

"Samson and Delilah" brings a passionate, sexual psychodrama to NorfolkThe baritone Michael Chioldi as the High Priest of Dagon has a powerful Act II show-down...

Nova Scotia moves toward Combat Sports Act

CBC.caLeo Glavine, minister of communities, culture and heritage, Thursday introduced the Combat Sports Authority Act. The act modernizes the current Boxing Authority Act by bringing...

Canada makes amends to descendants of black loyalists

The Globe and Mail... years to help descendants of black loyalists and other early settlers, including Jamaican Maroons, establish their claims in five mainly black...

Little mistakes cost Canterbury Country

The defensive handbook was thrown out the window as Canterbury Country under-18 lost 46-31 to Tasman under-18 in West Melton on Saturday. Country coach Glen...

DAKAI: Halifax restauranteur celebrates Canada 150 at Bedford's May Garden

The Chinese Society of Nova Scotia performed outside the restaurant with colourful dancing lions and drumming, while several politicians including MP and Speaker of the...

NS announces $2.7M to help black residents get titles to their land

"African Nova Scotians have suffered, more than anyone else in Nova Scotia, great indignities and injustices with respect to land," Tony Ince, the Minister of...

New bill expands presumptive PTSD compensation to 911 operators and continuing care workers

Labour Minister Labi Kousoulis told reporters before tabling the new proposed law that consultations that have taken place since the original bill was introduced convinced...

SHIRLEY “HAPPY” CASEY

They married March 21, 1945 and raised two children; Marsha Casey Neal, and Karen Casey Ellerd. Happy is survived by Marsha Neal; five grandchildren, Hallie...

UN tells NS government to do more to help black land title issues

A United Nations working group says both Nova Scotia and the federal government must do more to help African-Nova Scotians obtain legal title to land...

Health minister will consider recommendations by Doctors Nova Scotia, but says problems are complex

In an interview with Information Morning Cape Breton, Health Minister Randy Delorey said it is important to recognize the reality behind the concerns. "But I've...

Nova Scotia announces big changes in access to abortions

The announcement was made Friday by Kelly Regan, minister for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women. “We're supporting more choice for women when...

Justice Minister Diana Whalen will not run in next election

Nova Scotia Justice Minister Diana Whalen will not run again in the next provincial election, leaving the Liberals without one of their most dependable and...

Higdon's 'Blue Cathedral' a standout at Lubbock Symphony Orchestra's weekend concerts

While commissioned to compose an original piece for the Curtis Institute of Music's 75th anniversary, Higdon opted to pay musical tribute to her younger brother...

Michigan melodrama | CRIMEHUNTER | World | News | Toronto Sun

Kelly Cochran has the beaten up look of the American Rust Belt's broken dreams.and more »...

More input sought on highway twinning, tolls

“Nova Scotians have asked us to have this conversation and we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to have their voice heard,” said...

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rejects special diet case for second time

Nova Scotia Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard has said her department is considering what to do with special diet allowances as it examines its social...

Anger growing over cab driver's acquittal

Diana Whalen, the Nova Scotia justice minister said in a statement, "This and other recent cases in the country make it clear that more education...

Seafood industry seeks moratorium on new Nova Scotia plants

The Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries review — which was not announced — began in 2016 and will take a year. Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister...