Liverpool's Perkins House to be saved? Premier to make announcement tomorrow.

Perkins House sitting empty and unrepaired after being closed for two years due to structural issues. The Premier is expected to make an announcement on...

John W. Hammel

John William Hammel, 65 years of age and a lifelong Harbor resident, died peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle following...

BLACK: Liberal record: the good, the bad and the ugly

Former Minister Andrew Younger dismissed a thoughtful report on fracking before he had time to read it. He also missed the chance to improve on...

Ontario couple continues on remand in Cape Breton

Rommel Jimenez, 41, of Eglinton Avenue, Toronto, and Alicia Maureen MacDonald, 33, of Gilder Drive, Scarborough, are facing multiple counts of possession of stolen property...

Nova Scotia's municipal expenses going online

The province issued a news release Friday saying that Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill supports the recommendations of the committee. Some municipalities already post council...

Carvery acclaimed in Preston-Dartmouth

“With Jamie Baillie as premier, we will grow the economy and invest in important priorities like health care, education and infrastructure. I'm excited to work...

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return

Joel Robinson (Hodgson) and his homemade androids, Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo (voiced initially by puppeteers and co-writers Trace Beaulieu and J. Elvis Weinstein...

VIBERT: Tories lean left as Nova Scotia election nears

Musician Ray Mattie in Antigonish will be in tough against Liberal Finance Minister Randy Delorey. Truro is the once-impregnable Tory fortress, turned NDP in 2009...

Land deal for new health care facility causes controversy

Controversy is swirling over the new land deal for an outpatient health clinic announced Thursday by Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. Members of the opposition...

N.S. Ombudsman says Guysborough County spending built for ...

An Ombudsman's report says a former warden of a Nova Scotia municipality made thousands of dollars in personal purchases on his corporate credit card that ...N.S.

Bloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson's Stock of the Day for April 21

GUEST: David Wilson Stocks Editor News Discussing his "Stock of the Day" Electronics for Imaging (EFII). Electronics for Imaging Inc.'s shares are headed for...

Amherst housing project to help abused women

Ruth Currie of Autumn House, Cumberland County's Transition House Association, speaks during the announcement of federal-provincial funding of $292,100 for a housing project that should...

Kings South MLA announces changes to fund for emergency services equipment - The Register/Advertiser

The Register/AdvertiserKings South MLA announces changes to fund for emergency services equipmentThe Register/AdvertiserThey put their lives on the line and I'm sure all of the...

Dealing with ALS — and running with it

At a recent Eldersburg Rogue Runners event, I was happily enjoying post-run scones, coffee and conversation with my fellow runners, when our hostess beckoned us...

APR 21, 2017 BISMARCK TO HAVE RUNOFF ELECTION IN 2ND WARD ON MAY 9TH (Audio)

(Bismarck) There will be a runoff election in St. Francois County on May 9th after the April 4th election did not yield complete results in...

Halifax, Dartmouth hospitals to get new dialysis chairs

Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard made the announcement on Friday. A dialysis chair helps remove unwanted waste from the blood, similar to what a healthy...

NS municipalities to post all expenses, including hospitality costs, online

Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill of Yarmouth said the report, within which a recommendation to post hospitality expenses online was included, “was meant to further...

New Pugwash hospital needs timeline

The local ad hoc committee in Pugwash that has worked tirelessly on this project should be applauded for their dogged determination and area MLA Terry...

Guysborough officials slammed for 'indulgent' expenses

CBC.ca - Nova ...CBC.caTop municipal officials in Guysborough, including former warden and current provincial cabinet minister Lloyd Hines, engaged in "indulgent" spending and ...N.S. Ombudsman says...

Federal government, province investing in Camp Mocking upgrades

. Andy Kirk, left, the chair of the Camp Mockingee committee with the Rotary Club of Windsor, gives MP Scott Brison, centre, and MLA Chuck...

Social post lands Dartmouth Liberal candidate in hot water

Newly minted Liberal candidate for Dartmouth East Edgar Burns went to school this week to encourage kids to read and got the book thrown at...

Province changes liquor licensing process

The provincial government has announced those seeking a permanent liquor license can now have the criminal record check done for free by Service Nova Scotia...

Harrogate event: Top author Ian Rankin reveals his Yorkshire roots

Talking to Ann Chadwick, Ian Rankin said: “I'm looking forward to coming back. The nice thing about Harrogate is everyone is focussed on one setting,...

OPINION: Upcoming budget keeps most vulnerable Nova Scotians off balance

If the government actually tables a zero-deficit budget, this is only an indication that it has failed to use its fiscal capacity to tackle the...

Woman accused of drink driving on school run

A woman has appeared in court, accused of picking a child up from school while being five times over the alcohol limit. Margaret Miller, 45,...

Who will be crowned the smartest? From psychologist Queen Mathilde to finanical whizz Maxima, these are Europe's ...

Prince Andrew's younger daughter broke royal family records by achieving two As and a B in her A-levels after studying art, English literature and history...

Marine life near tidal turbines being studied by two programs in Nova Scotia

“Nova Scotia is home to the first grid-connected tidal turbine in North America demonstrating that we have the expertise to harness clean, renewable energy from...

Province looks at new rules to stop students from skipping school

Nova Scotia schools will be adopting a provincewide policy on student absences by the beginning of the next school year, Education Minister Karen Casey said...

Leamington bar is campaigning to 'save' Batman in planning dispute

Owner Kevin Murphy is campaigning to keep the Batman statue up above the front window of the bar and to keep a number of other...

IceRays looking for a place to practice and play for rest of playoffs

IceRays general manager Pat Dunn is desperately looking at other venues. He is currently in talks with Hidalgo, San Antonio, Sugarland and Cedar Park. "Today...

Cabot Trail to get extensive upgrade

... as a premier tourist destination,” said Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking, in making the announcement Thursday along with Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner, provincial Transportation...

Irving Paper has tariff reduced in NAFTA battle with U.S.

CBC.ca - New ...CBC.caIrving Paper Ltd. has had its tariff reduced from 18 per cent to 5.97 per cent by the United States Department of...

Six from Pictou County recognized by province, home municipalities

Each year, municipalities nominate people they feel are deserving of the province award and they are honoured during the Provincial Volunteer Award Ceremony. Lt.-Gov. J.J.

Students Dig Greening up Their City

Close to 160 trees have been planted so far, and a grant has been submitted to the U.S. Forest Service to continue for the next...

Premier announces downtown Halifax hospital will get a suburban outpost

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil (back) and supporters pose in Halifax, Thursday, April 20, 2017 after announcing the new QEII outpatient clinic in Western Halifax.

Contribute to Earth Day with these local community clean-ups.

Some trees were purchased by the village and some were donated by the family of Pat Dunn, Snider's Nursery of Kankakee, Whispering Pines Tree Farm...

Hants West MLA wants feasibility study conducted for new arena

WINDSOR, N.S. - Hants West MLA Chuck Porter is calling upon municipal leaders to conduct a feasibility study before moving forward on the Hockey Heritage ...Kentville...

OPINION: Foul on electoral boundaries sullies the spring election air

The springtime bouquet is sullied, though, by the unpleasant odour of political intransigence of Premier Stephen McNeil in his stubborn insistence that he can ignore...

St. Rose 13, Barnegat 2

Latest Video. Dylan Corbett and Frank Sweet scored for Barnegat. Julian Schoenberger had 17 saves. St. Rose;4 3 3 3—13. Barnegat;0 0 1 1—2. Goals—Bormida...

Bloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson's Stock of the Day for April 19

GUEST: David Wilson Stocks Editor News Discussing his "Stock of the Day" Lithia Motors (LAD). Lithia Motors Inc.'s shares are headed for their biggest...

Review of 'conquered people' brief complete, Whalen won't comment

“I've seen the report and I'm not able to give any information about it,” Diana Whalen said after a cabinet meeting. “It's got a lot...

Province announces new nurse practitioner at Westville Medical Clinic

Nova Scotia Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine, right, announces a new nurse practitioner at the Westville Medical Clinic, one of new 23 nurses offering...

No accessible washrooms at department in charge of Accessibility Act

The proposed legislation was originally introduced by the Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard, whose office does have accessible washrooms. But the Accessibility Act was transferred...

Tim Tebow Bill allowing home-school athletes in UIL clears Senate

AUSTIN — Home-school athletes would be allowed to play in University Interscholastic League games after a longstanding ban under legislation approved Wednesday by the Texas...

Well-known Tory to contest Halifax district in next provincial election

Batherson ran for the Tories in 1998 in the district of Sackville-Cobequid, finishing a distant third to New Democrat John Holm. Halifax Citadel-Sable Island is...

Free guidebook schools Nova Scotians on keeping forests healthy

“Three-quarters of our province is forest and preserving that rich biodiversity is a responsibility that we all share,” said Minister of Natural Resources Lloyd Hines...

Nova Scotia dairy industry sour over Donald Trump's comments

Nova Scotia's agriculture minister, Keith Colwell, told CBC News Wednesday that the Liberal cabinet has met with David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the U.S. He...

Margaret Miller-Sievert, 1927-2017

Margaret “Marjean” J. Miller-Sievert, 89, of Jefferson City, passed away, Monday, April 17, 2017 at Oak Tree Villas. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m.

Bismarck runoff election May 9

... to circle the date of May 9 on their calendars because that's when a runoff election will be held to determine the winner of...

Liverpool's 'architectural gem' untouched 1 year after province promises repairs

In an email, provincial spokesperson Lisa Jarrett said the province continues to develop a plan to complete the necessary work to Perkins House and reopen...