Premier Stephen McNeil confident local hero Sidney Crosby will hoist Stanley Cup

Nova Scotia's premier is expressing confidence the province's most famous hockey star will win a second Stanley Cup. Stephen McNeil says although he's a Montreal...

Stephen McNeil and Liberal Party still on top: CRA poll

. Support for the Liberal Party and satisfaction with the government are up slightly from February, and approval of Stephen McNeil remains steady at 41...

New contract no cure for doctor shortage — PCs

Tory leader Jamie Baillie condemned a much-anticipated new doctor contract as “a miss” in terms of solving Nova Scotia's physician crisis. Doctors Nova Scotia is...

Morris County primary election results

Republicans. No candidate filings. Democrat. ✓ Michael Picciallo: 184. Ward 2. Republicans. No candidate filings. Democrats. ✓ Thomas H. MacDonald: 269. Mike Ryan: 171. Ward...

Newark High School Class of 2016

Valedictorians: Emma Borgia, Valerie Bowman, Adrianne Brown, Brooke Donaker, Brandon Hunt, Lydia King, Nathaniel Kroah, Jillian Mayabb, Ariel McCullough, Maureen Mugavin, Samuel Nesbitt, Vincent Pancini,...

Provincial Tories condemn much-anticipated doctor contract

Tory leader Jamie Baillie condemned a much-anticipated new doctor contract as “a miss” in terms of solving Nova Scotia's physician crisis. Doctors Nova Scotia is...

Stephen Kimber: Thanks, Stephen McNeil, for Donald Trump

If you believe the media punditi, McNeil is now gearing up to ask us for a new mandate — two-and-a-half years before its time —...

Tories cry foul on byelection change

Recent changes to the Elections Act that shrink the defined election period for byelections, plus the premier's refusal to set fixed provincial election dates, are...

Algonquin Regional High School holds graduation

... Nolan Robert Kessinger, Colton Thomas King, Courtney Anastasia King, Caroline Mary Kinne, Maureen Watiri Kinyanjui, Samantha Rose Kirk, Thiago Klein, Ian Dennis Kosovsky, Morgan...

Bridge Scores (June 4)

1A, 1B and 1C: Becky McKenzie, Wanda Knight, Eileen Boal and Pat Moore; 2A: Joyce Dickerson, Irva Neyhart, David Finley and Dennis Harms; 3A and...

Yarmouth ferry's CEO says Jamie Baillie's comments bad for business

The CEO of the ferry service that will soon link Nova Scotia with Maine is accusing the province's Opposition leader of destabilizing the business. In...

An Afternoon to Remember

... and the Arts for coordinating the wonderful performances and the K-12 art exhibit; to music teacher Stephen Mayo for running sound for the event;...

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Ayotte, Hassan ad wars heat up

... James Gray in District 7, Ralph Boehm in District 18, Peter MacDonald in District 21, and Maureen Barrows and Bill Gannon in District 23.

Baillie, McNeil scrap over taxpayer-funded MIT trip for 'super-elite'

Tory leader Jamie Baillie and Premier Stephen McNeil scrapped Thursday over a program Baillie says will use taxpayer's money to send bigwigs to the Massachusetts...

Fracking debate: How did your MSP vote?

Greene, Jamie (West Scotland) (Con). Hamilton, Rachael (South Scotland) (Con). Harris, Alison (Central Scotland) (Con). Johnstone, Alex (North East Scotland) (Con). Kerr, Liam (North East...

War of words: CEO won't release info about Yarmouth ferry ticket sales

A war of words is brewing between Nova Scotia's official opposition leader and the chair and CEO of Bay Ferries Ltd. On Tuesday, Progressive Conservative...

Baton Rouge students named to LSU dean's list

... Russo III, Henry Y. Shortess, Kathryn Brooke Simon, Derek Paul Smith, Diana Marcela Solano-Florez, Tiffaney Marie Sporl, Yen Ta Tan, Nicholas Reed Trahan, Ashley...

Fall election for N.S. not ruled out

Opposition leader Jamie Baillie said Monday that confirmation of the byelection makes a general election less likely. “It does seem early to me,” Baillie said.

Premier Stephen McNeil doesn't rule out a fall Nova Scotia election

There's growing speculation Premier Stephen McNeil is poised to call a snap election. The party has balanced the provincial budget, a key election promise, but...

Real estate transactions May 30, 2016

$245,000 Hare John Iv, Hare Linda N to Parker Thomas, Parker Maureen, Lot 12 Blk L Pine Lakes, O.R. Book 02620 Page 5258, May 17.

NS health minister says progress is being made after woman shares PTSD story

While Glavine is defending their training, official Opposition Leader Jamie Baillie says it's insufficient to the pressing needs of the public. He is calling for...

Bain attempts comeback

Provincial PC leader Jamie Baillie says he's excited about Bain's candidacy and his return to the Progressive Conservative Caucus. “Keith has been a success in...

Tories pick candidate in Cumberland North

Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin will be the Progressive Conservative Party's candidate in Cumberland North. Smith-McCrossin was acclaimed Wednesday. Party leader Jamie Baillie said in a news release...

Van Wyck Junior High School honor roll

... Claire Maureen Iocco, Jacqueline Rose Jacobs, Sofia T Jeanneret, Jenny K Kang, Colleen Elizabeth Kelly, Mikayla Rose Kelly, Jerome L Kessler, Bella Kieser, Joseph...

EU referendum debate: How did your MSP vote?

Harvie, Patrick (Glasgow) (Green). Haughey, Clare (Rutherglen) (SNP). Hepburn, Jamie (Cumbernauld and Kilsyth) (SNP). Hyslop, Fiona (Linlithgow) (SNP) ... Baillie, Jackie (Dumbarton) (Lab). Bibby, Neil...

Hands Across America might have been the most Eighties thing to happen in the 1980s

Kathy Macdonald. Sanders, Ariz. — Patricia Whitehorse needed 1,320 people to fill the quiet desert stretch from Arizona Milepost 339 to Milepost 340 on Interstate...

Halifax cab drivers push Stephen McNeil, Mike Savage on minimum wage, get nowhere

He sent that petition, along with a letter, to Premier Stephen McNeil's office April 27, asking the province to pay drivers the minimum wage. He...

Bad roads becoming a distraction in Advocate area

In fact, some of the local roads have deteriorated to the point where they have become unsafe and dangerous to travel on, he pointed out...

Cumberland South Liberals looking for contender

Its a direct jab at current MLA Jamie Baillie, who is also the leader of the province's Progressive Conservatives and the official opposition to the...

Real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties, May 22, 2016 edition

Maureen Chapman and Maureen Callahan to Kaela Kennedy, 80 Damon Road, $109,000. Jean A. Fater and Paul D. .... Beech Hill Construction Inc., to Robert...

Father honors fallen hero son at Memorial Day ceremony: Guest speaker shares a message from Iraq

Arthur MacDonald holding a sketch portrait of his son, Lance Corporal Gregory E. MacDonald. ... To honor his son as well as other veterans lost...

130 young women receive Notre Dame Academy diplomas

The big moment had arrived for the Notre Dame Academy Class of 2016, and Hannah Volpe didn't want her classmates to miss it. After marching...

Doctors agreement must address shortage, Tories warn

Opposition Tories say the just-announced deal between doctors and the province must address Nova Scotia's physician shortage. Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie said Friday that...

Martina McBride, Charles Esten and More to Perform at Fan Fair X

The Durango Music Spot will also feature Deborah Allen, Katie Armiger, Baillie & the Boys, Moe Bandy, Jeff Bates, The Bellamy Brothers, John Berry, Marty...

OUR TOWN: New Baltimore Interfaith Choir in concert May 22

... Kunert, Jack and Rosalie LeRoy, Carol McCallum, Susan McFeely, Carolyn Natzke, Maureen Rabine, Timothy and Wendy Rettberg, Holly Sacra, Barbara Schuster, Charlotte Schutt, Jacob...

Opposition says doctors for all Nova Scotians is a 'broken promise'

"Mister Speaker, when we asked the Speaker about that promise that he made to the people of Nova Scotia that every family would have a...

McNeil settled for 'photo op' at Atlantic premiers meeting, Baillie says

Tory Opposition leader Jamie Baillie is calling Monday's meeting of the Atlantic premiers a missed opportunity for Nova Scotia to get a firm commitment from...

Health-care funding model failing, Atlantic premiers agree

... care in the region. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Newfoundland and Labrador...

YSU 2016 SPRING GRADS

... Ian Christopher Lim# Maureen F. Loftus Tyler Adam Luonuansuu@& Crystal Dawn Mackey$ Amina Malik Karynn Samantha Maskarinec Justin B. Mathews@ Jacob Patrick Mauch Ranjit...

YSU 2016 SPRING GRADS

... Ian Christopher Lim# Maureen F. Loftus Tyler Adam Luonuansuu@& Crystal Dawn Mackey$ Amina Malik Karynn Samantha Maskarinec Justin B. Mathews@ Jacob Patrick Mauch Ranjit...

Johnson College presents degrees at 97th commencement

... summa cum laude, Pittston; Nicholas T. Clemens, Scranton; Shauna Fahad, summa cum laude, Scranton; Kevin Guzman, Scranton; Jacob Hellard, Scranton; Nicholas John Kozel, Roaring...

Valley Voice: 'Best of the Valley' kudos ...

... Duraclean's Joshua Snell, goaltender and great guy Steve "the Glove" LaRusso (May 15); Silver Lake's David Stone and Sun hiking guru Ed Parsons (May...

SPECIAL REPORT: Saying Goodbye

After 15 years with his dog, Baillie, he knew it was time to say goodbey. For months her health had gone ... "More and more...

The justice system after Ghomeshi

Jamie Baillie, leader of the opposition Progressive Conservatives, recently tabled two private members' bills looking to reform the justice system's treatment of sexual assault survivors.

Around Brookline

RSVP: treasurer Maureen Mayotte, mmayotte@vacovec.com. AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Brookline Public Library, 316 Washington .... Participating artists: Anne Alexander, Freedom Baird, Gail Jeraud...

Plymouth Town Clerk records

Thomas W. MacDonald, 80, driver, March 17. Wade M. Callander, 50, insurance adjuster, March 18. Donald C. Krafft, 82, ... self employed, March 26. Maureen...

Opposition calls on province to bring Nova Scotians in Fort McMurray home

“We're asking the government to put together a plan for those families who are now faced with really life changing decisions, to make it easier...

Nova Scotia $15 minimum wage proposal rejected by Stephen McNeil

A call by the NDP to boost Nova Scotia's minimum wage to $15 an hour over three years, is being rejected by Premier Stephen McNeil,...

Smith-McCrossin announces run for PC nomination

“I am also confident in our leader, Jamie Baillie. He has the knowledge and strength of character to lead our province,” she said. “We are...

Nothing but the Truth performed at three locations in three days

Choir members were: Leanne Macdonald, Karolyn Kosheluk, Mavis Morken, Don Olson, Elaine Meachem, Marlene Covey and Sydney Kidder. ... Prokop as the director, others behind...