Climbing season wraps up on North America's tallest peak

The National Park Service says it airlifted its people and equipment on Tuesday from the 7,000 foot base camp and from the camp at the...

Baillie: Nova Scotia's problems worsening under Liberal leadership

“The issues have not gotten better, they've gotten worse,” Baillie said. “The Liberals put the one health authority together. Now, we know that our emergency...

Baillie: Nova Scotia's problems worsening under Liberal leadership - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserBaillie: Nova Scotia's problems worsening under Liberal leadershipKings County Register/AdvertiserNova Scotia Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie and Kings North MLA John Lohr are...

Weekly golf notes

Rarangi 41.5 Wairau Valley 30.5: Rete Kydd 9 Yvonne Wallace 9, Marg Tapp 13.5 Mel Hampton 4.5, Jo Rainbird 10 Frances Price 8, A Hubert...

Bay Ferries releases average daily passenger counts for first 23 days of Cat ferry service

Nova Scotia's PC opposition party, and its leader Jamie Baillie, have been vocal in their criticism of the ferry deal and what they call a...

PC leader says he's ready for election

NEW GLASGOW - If there's a fall provincial election, Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says he'll be ready. Jamie Baillie was in Pictou County over...

PC leader says he's ready for election

Baillie, who was in Pictou County to take in the Pictou Lobster Carnival over the weekend, said as much as they will be prepared with...

Cancer surgery doesn't stop country fan from making trek to Cavendish

By Maureen Coulter & Mitch MacDonald. Regardless of Cecil Landry having major cancer surgery four weeks ago, he rocked on at the Cavendish Beach Music...

Education Notes

... Meghan M Hreschuk, Jillian M Lundy, Hayley J MacDonald, Robert P Malkoun, Kailee M McDavitt, Alicia L McFee, Deanna E Murray, Andres G Pagan,...

Tewksbury celebrates: Tradition, patriotism and bologna

Andy Candeloro received his award for wiinning the bologna toss from Dennis Ong during Tewksbury's 4th of July festivities on Sunday. Photo by Maureen Brady.

Youngsters face off in Fourth of July Track-and-Field games

No contestants were harmed, and the determined pair won for the six and under group. Mason Veits and James Holden took home another victory for...

LETHBRIDGE: Polls & Politics come a-courtin'

Jamie Baillie and his Progressive Conservatives have consistently polled behind the Liberals and earlier this year there was a call for his resignation from a...

WATCH: Pictures from Duchess's Community High School's Year 11 prom

The youngsters were treated to a reception drink and posed for pictures – both formally and in the crazy-pics photo booth. A two-course evening meal...

Chilcot report: Families of Iraq War dead lead calls for Tony Blair to be prosecuted

Lord Macdonald of River Glaven said it "seemed very likely" Mr Blair has "roundly abused" the trust placed in him by the public and that...

Filmmaker Paul Kimball goes for PC nomination after NDP snub

Kimball says he originally put his name forward with the NDP to run for Maureen MacDonald's vacant seat in the Legislature, but was disqualified as...

N.S. makes $2.8M investment in aquaculture

Nova Scotia has invested $2.8 million into aquaculture and removed the freeze on applications for shellfish, marine-plant and trout farming. Premier Stephen McNeil and Fisheries...

NHS 1959 celebrates turning 75

NEWBURYPORT — Most members of the Newburyport High Class of 1959 are turning 75 years old this year, so on June 26 they held a...

Orange Is The New Black Season 4: Episode 10 recap, movie night takes a turn for the worse

During the evening, Maureen and Suzanne sneak to the broom closet to have some alone time, as Suzanne realises that Maureen is most likely the...

Education Notes

Hudson: Anthony MacDonald, Daniel King, Lindsee Danio. Leicester: Alexander Blanchette, Michael ... Westboro: Ryan Darnley, Maureen Hester, Carter Reynolds, Matthew DiPlacido, Stephanie Huang. Woodstock: Michael...

Nightmare for dad falsely accused of sexually assaulting autistic, non-verbal daughter

A group home operated by Queens County Residential Services is shown in Charlottetown in an April, 2016 photo. An unnamed young woman was living at...

P.E.I. nightmare: 'They have done a great job of destroying this family'

A group home operated by Queens County Residential Services is shown in Charlottetown in an April, 2016 photo. An unnamed young woman was living at...

Two filmmakers to seek seat for Conservatives

Now filmmaker John Wesley Chisholm will offer in Halifax Chebucto and another filmmaker, Paul Kimball, is seeking the nomination for the Halifax Needham seat left...

Nova Scotia withholds Yarmouth Cat ferry passenger numbers

That strategy is "laughable," Progressive Conservative Party Leader Jamie Baillie said. "There is not a family in Connecticut thinking about coming to Nova Scotia that's...

PEI nightmare: 'They have done a great job of destroying this family'

A group home operated by Queens County Residential Services is shown in Charlottetown in an April, 2016 photo. An unnamed young woman was living at...

Americas Rugby Championship has Rugby Canada building a whole new men's squad

There's a fourth name on his staff, which will draw some intrigue: Jamie Cudmore. It had been rumoured before Crowley's departure that the veteran lock...

Here are all 683 people invited to join the academy

Jamie Oliver Donoughue – “Shok,” “Life on the Line”. Renato Dos Anjos – “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Bolt”. Jeff Draheim – “Frozen,” .... Kevin Baillie – “The...

As Nova Scotia's P3 school leases expire, government has opportunity to get out of the P3 shell game

(blog) (blog)As former interim opposition leader Maureen MacDonald pointed out: "for every dollar we overpaid on those P3 schools to the private sector, that's...

Nova Scotians need better notification of privacy breaches, report says

Progressive Conservative Party Leader Jamie Baillie said he's not shocked by those numbers. "It's not a surprise because it's a secret, and that's the problem,"...

Stephen Kimber: Government faces tough decision as P3 school leases expire

As former interim opposition leader Maureen MacDonald pointed out: “for every dollar we overpaid on those P3 schools to the private sector, that's a dollar...

Personalized testing for breast cancer helps patients make treatment decisions

O'Brien Institute for Public Health researcher Deborah Marshall, left, along with Cumming School of Medicine researcher Karen MacDonald are studying ways gene expression profiling could...

New Orleans real estate transfers May 28-June 3, 2016

Venus St. 4953: Lillian P. Orlando and Pamela P. Blauvelt to Shelley L. MacDonald, $232,000. Virgilian St. 6936: Geraldine Celestin to .... Valence St. 2607:...

Nova Scotia premier to get personal view of post-vote UK

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil said he was surprised by Thursday's Brexit referendum results, but remained optimistic that a United Kingdom outside the European Union...

Hearn looks forward to 50th cap and a chance for Canada to take revenge on Italy

Canada Roster. Justice Sears-Duru, Ray Barkwill, Jake Ilnicki, Jamie Cudmore (capt.), Evan Olmstead, Kyle Baillie, Lucas Rumball, Aaron Carpenter, Gord McRorie, Pat Parfrey, Taylor Paris,...

Real estate sales on the South Shore, June 24

155 Clay St., unit 155, Shane MacDonald to Frank Bilotta, $462,000, June 3, condo. Randolph. 41 Pond Lane, Powers ... 8 Junior Terrace, Maureen Mulhern...

Tories demand public inquiry after prisoner death in Cape Breton

Doctors in that province also offer weekly on-site clinics and are otherwise on call, according to the Human Rights in Action Handbook for Provincially Sentenced...

Jamie Barker set for British Isles Championships test

BOWLS: Jamie Barker is determined to add the British Isles men's under-25 singles title to his collection in Llandrindod Wells next week. The St Neots...

Cornwall's CIPs a developing paradox

He directed his query to Cornwall's chief administrative officer Maureen Adams and Dana McLean, the administrator for the enhancement programs, Heart of the City (HotC)...

TV producer seeks Tory nomination in Halifax Chebucto

Throughout that time, he said he had regular conversations with Tory Leader Jamie Baillie and the party's finance critic, Tim Houston, and in them Chisholm...

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Crowder announces spring '16 dean's list

El Dorado Springs: Makenzie Schwalm, Karlee Collins, Jamie Fletcher, Ginelle Esry, Lindsay Daniel, Shelby Loane, Robert Christian, Melissa Gooden, Olivia Witt, Ashlee Kicenski, Riley Taylor,...

Arlington High School graduation candidates

Edmond Ma, Summer Jamil Maaieh, Lauren Macdonald, Rebecca Belle Mahon, Erin Mahoney, Monasia Yesenia Mahoney, Siata LaShawn Mahoney, Victoria Isabel Makara, Alexis Joy Mananas, Madison...

Villa advantages: lock and leave with luxury on one level

Like many people in or around retirement, Ron and Maureen Cherkas re-evaluated the fit of their spacious two-storey single-family home. The couple, now in their...

Yarmouth ferry passenger numbers available in Portland but not N.S.

In an emailed statement, party leader Jamie Baillie said the government's agreement to keep the numbers private shows the Liberals are “gullible” and unable to...

Stephen McNeil, Nova Scotia Premier, Says Ottawa's Refusal To Help Veteran Is 'Bureaucratic BS'

Stephen McNeil resorted to unusually candid terms after a cabinet meeting Thursday while commenting on a ruling by Veterans Affairs against Petter Blindheim's bid for...

Petter Blindheim denied Camp Hill bed due to federal 'bureaucratic BS,' premier says

Jamie Baillie, the Progressive Conservative leader, said talking isn't enough from McNeil. "It's disgraceful," he said. "I'm glad the premier sees the problem. He's saying...

Students take home more than $97000 in bursaries and scholarships

Rayleen Chyzzy accepts a $1,000 Rotary Club of Oliver scholarship from Maureen Doerr. Members of ... Oliver Elks president Ron Ethier presents bursaries to (left...

Ferry deal best one for taxpayers: Bay Ferries responds to critics

In a letter written to Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie, MacDonald said if the company took on all of the risk related to operating the...

Meota mayor address seniors at their club meeting

The mayor of Meota, John MacDonald, addressed the group regarding what council is doing and future plans. Several spots in the ... Duplicate bridge was...

Premier says no provincial money on the way for Sydney container terminal proposal

Premier Stephen McNeil had good news and bad news for Cape Breton when he spoke Tuesday at a Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

New Yarmouth ferry to set sail for 2016 season Wednesday

The actual passenger count won't be publicly released, but Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie predicts the ferry could cost taxpayers more than $100 million over...