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...

Newark High School academic rolls

... Brennen Hairston, Philip Hall, Maria Hayes, Jesse Holmes, Heather Hottinger, Jacob Kennedy, Taylor King, Lydia King, Nathaniel Kroah, Daniel Lasure, Kaitlynn Leavitt, Kassidy Lucas,...

Gary Burrill won't run for vacant legislature seat

Nova Scotia's new NDP leader has no plans to run for a vacant seat in the legislature. The riding of Halifax Needham is unrepresented following...

NS NDP leader won't run for seat before a general election

Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill says he won't run in the Halifax Needham seat left open by former NDP MLA Maureen MacDonald. Burrill said...

Canton honors community supporters, achievers

Canton Firefighter Maureen Stoecklein was honored for becoming the fastest woman to climb 71 flights of stairs inside the Detroit Renaissance Center to raise money...

Environmental bill of rights proposed by NDP

Given that the NDP at Province House now has two fewer members in attendance (after Maureen MacDonald's retirement and Denise Peterson-Refuse's medical leave), this new...

MacDonald, Brock to wed in August - Foster's Daily Democrat

Foster's Daily DemocratMacDonald, Brock to wed in AugustFoster's Daily DemocratCatherine is the daughter of Nancy Tremble MacDonald and Curtis MacDonald, of Bangor. She is the...

'Start early:' PC leader asks for school mental health supports, curriculum in new bill

Jamie Baillie introduced the Healthier Schools Act in Province House Tuesday afternoon, which would require all school boards to provide students with regular access to...

Raptors win bronze in New Waterford

The Pictou County Raptors Mini Boys basketball team won bronze at a tournament over the weekend. Pictured in back from left are: Coach Maureen MacDonald,...

Questions swirling around changes to LifeFlight

“People want to know that their different levels of government are working together and not taking them by surprise,” said Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Leader...

Violent nursing home deaths in Nova Scotia prompt calls for change

"This is very serious," said Jamie Baillie, leader of the province's Progressive Conservative Party. "We should be requiring nursing homes to report incidents that involve...

Wallenpaupack Middle School announced third quarter honor roll

... Kaylee Kunitsky, Joseph Lauersen, Laynee Lundberg, Matthew MacDonald, Gabrielle Magee, Anthony Marie, Christopher Maurice, Zachary McConnell, Jonathan McDermott, Natalie Meredick, Aaron Miller, Hannah Mitchell,...

Hundreds of letters recognize outstanding nurses for Salute to Nurses 2016

Maureen Kear was one of my father's many nurses at the Blaire House. All of the nurses were so patient and caring, but Maureen stood...

Georgetown County golf results

Winners of the Tradition Ladies' Golf Association Ringer Tournament were, from left, Sandy Pearson, Maureen Lempert, Debbie Massie, Joanne Stewart, Dot Franco, Carolyn Pacella, Joan...

Donald J. Obama

(blog)It would be like the Conservative Stanley Baldwin succeeding Labour's Ramsay MacDonald in Britain in the 1930s: a new man, a different party, sometimes...

Furey, Baillie spar over small business program

Opposition leader Jamie Baillie expressed concern during question period later that day that a “review” was code for doing away with the loan guarantee program,...

Chase the Ace jackpots won't be capped, says Premier Stephen McNeil

"Many not-for-profit organizations are benefiting greatly," Stephen McNeil said. "It's quite the phenomenon really. Congratulations to them." McNeil says what the government is watching is...

Justin Trudeau finds his resolve on terrorism: Tim Harper

In many ways, Trudeau's default position has been to rise above the fray, a mien much like that of his newfound friend, Barack Obama, who,...

Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online. The list is below. The...

Jamie Baillie calls for more support for survivors of sexual assault

Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie is trying to tighten the province's sexual assault legislation. The PC Caucus is introducing two bills this week...

Continuing studies pushes growth at UVic

Course offerings are “a growing concern,” said division dean Maureen MacDonald, and the new construction has been in the works for a number of years.

Yorkshire Ripper could be put back on trial as cops probe 13 more suspected victims

A month later another Leeds student, Jacqueline Hill, 20, was murdered just two miles from where Maureen had been attacked, but officers failed to connect...

N.S. Tory leader Baillie calls on province to step up commitment to front-line mental health services

Nova Scotia Tory leader Jamie Baillie is calling on the province to step up its commitment to front-line mental health services after reports suicidal Nova...

Premier Stephen McNeil to make health-care announcement

Premier Stephen McNeil will say what his government plans to do with improving the QEII Health Sciences Centre this morning. When it released its budget...

Double trophy delight for York at Champion of Champions final - The Press, York

The Press, YorkDouble trophy delight for York at Champion of Champions finalThe Press, YorkHayley Macdonald, Sue Allen and Paul Humphreys won a ding-dong Mixed Triples...

Double trophy delight for York at Champion of Champions final - The Press, York

The Press, YorkDouble trophy delight for York at Champion of Champions finalThe Press, YorkHayley Macdonald, Sue Allen and Paul Humphreys won a ding-dong Mixed Triples...

Nova Scotia budget panned by opposition politicians

"I'm absolutely saying they've resorted to accounting trickery, to inflated investments, to rosy scenarios, to impossible projections to try and make themselves look better," said...

Southwest Florida golf: Holes-in-one

8 at Heritage Bay (4-16); Witnesses: John Warren, Rick O'Donnell, Bill MacDonald. Bruce Burdick: with a 5-iron on the ... 8 Savannah at The Strand...

Spacious foyers, grand staircases and a rich history: The stories behind 10 stately mansions of Metro Vancouver

After Reifel's death in 1958, Casa Mia went on and off the market several times until it was purchased in 2010 by Maureen McIntosh and...

Nova Scotia budget will likely deliver more gain, less pain

But Premier Stephen McNeil is hinting of coming gain for all that pain. Last week, he said Tuesday's budget "will reflect the hard work that...

Balancing books still top priority for Liberals

Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says he's concerned the government will use a one-time windfall from the federal and municipal governments to help boost the...

History of the girls' basketball all-star team.

(blog)First team: Jeanna Polonchek, Attleboro; Betsy Etter, Norton; Cathy Kovatski, Dighton-Rehoboth; Robin Perry, Seekonk; Stephanie Rioux, North Attleboro; Helen Livingston, Attleboro. Second team: Jan...

Girls Tennis squad set their sights on being competitive

“We have nine players on varsity, with a few junior varsity players possibly moving up if they keep improving,” said coach Mary MacDonald. “We are...

Unelected party leaders see drawbacks, benefits during House sitting

... NDP leader Gary Burrill will have to do until he can win a seat, either in a byelection or during the next general election.

April 14, 2016 in Campus // Library Building Closed for Summer

While university funds have recently focused on buildings like the recently named Maureen Daly building and the gym that is currently under construction, the Faculty...

Quiet on the set a year after Stephen McNeil's fateful budget

Last April, after the Liberal budget killed the film funding program that had been luring major productions to the province for years, Furey joined premier...

Maureen MacDonald accomplished plenty and we need more like her, says Graham Steele

Maureen MacDonald was simply the best MLA I ever worked with. The best. There are four distinct parts to being an MLA: the legislative work,...

Denise Peterson-Rafuse, New Democrat MLA, takes leave after MS diagnosis

New NDP Leader Gary Burrill doesn't have a seat, veteran Maureen MacDonald has announced she is stepping down from politics and Denise Peterson-Rafuse has taken...

Stephen McNeil's spin won't revive the film industry his government destroyed

(blog) (blog)To hear him spin it, you'd think Stephen McNeil lived inside the fantasy bubble of film and television instead of outside, systematically decimating...

What's making news in Atlantic Canada

Maureen MacDonald made the announcement Tuesday at province house. MacDonald was first elected as the MLA for Halifax Needham in 1998. She held several important...

Maureen MacDonald retires from provincial politics after 18 years as MLA

After 18 years as one of the most respected MLAs in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Maureen MacDonald — a stalwart for the province's New Democratic...

Real estate transactions April 11, 2016

$567,500 Lee Ho Yong, Lee Soon Yung to Guevara Omar, Guevara Maureen J, Conquistador Bay Club Unit 2, O.R. Book 02613 Page 6700, April 1.

Tahanto announces honor roll

Highest honor went to: Emma Coates, Rebecca Davis, Allie Donahue, Alicia Gracie, Cassedi Johnson, Alyssa LaCoy, Savanna MacDonald, Julia O'Brien, Mary O'Day, Aine Redington, Jillian...