Renovated school, new playing fields transition District 56 from 2015 into the ...

By Vic MacDonald. For clintonchronicle.com. Published: Thursday, December 31, 2015 8:44 AM EST. School District 56 renovated and opened a new school in a familiar...

New Year honours 2016: the full list

(London). Roderick MacDonald. For services to consultancy and engineering. (London). Dr Daniel Stuart Martin. Critical care director, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. For services...

Activists laud N.S. protection efforts

But not everyone had praise for the government's announcement; acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said she was disappointed, and that the Liberals are taking too...

Will Jeremy Corbyn bring back Ed Miliband in his reshuffle?

If, as expected, Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles his shadow cabinet next week, the theme could well be "revenge". Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn and shadow defence...

West Lothian man backs organ donor campaign

Scott MacDonald from Livingston has endured years of dialysis, a transplant aged just 10 and now the wait for a donor kidney he knows would...

The NS liveblog, retro edition: 1979

And that's it - the Conservatives in with the first majority in Britain for nine years, but with questions around Margaret Thatcher's ability to pull...

A-K Valley roundup: Boda twins shine for Highlands basketball teams

Seneca Valley 58, Armstrong 49 — Despite a game-high 26 points from Nate Baillie, Armstrong (1-8) fell to Seneca Valley (4-4) at the New Castle...

Real estate sales in the Brockton area, Dec. 24

Richard C. Techiera and Marylou Montisano to Wayne Denham, 17 Macdonald St., $260,000. N&C Shapiro Realty Trust and Nathan ..... Ferrari Morris W. Est and...

Balancing budget this year 'more challenging': McNeil - Halifax ...

Premier Stephen McNeil says his goal is to get Nova Scotia's books out of the red before the next election, however, its unlikely to happen...

Nova Scotia politics dominated by teachers' vote, film tax credit and Andrew ...

It's easy — in politics and punditry — to get stuck in the daily dirt. So the end of the year is a good time...

Bullshitter of the Day: Stephen McNeil. Morning File, Wednesday ...

The McNeil government is extending payroll rebates first offered by previous NDP government. Those payroll rebates were initiated by then-NSBI president Stephen Lund, who before...

Bullshitter of the Day: Stephen McNeil. Morning File, Wednesday ...

The McNeil government is extending payroll rebates first offered by previous NDP government. Those payroll rebates were initiated by then-NSBI president Stephen Lund, who before...

Premier Stephen McNeil mulls rehiring Kirby McVicar, who resigned amid scandal

Premier Stephen McNeil would be willing to hire back his former chief of staff, Kirby McVicar, he said in a year-end interview with the CBC's...

Celebrating Christmas in Dorchester

Maureen McKinnon was there with her sister Sheila (Tracey) McElhinney, her sister-in-law, Kathy Coleman, and her fellow PJPIICA teacher Jane Breen. (Miss Breen had been...

Your guide to the best films on TV this Christmas

My favourite festive indulgence has always been curling up on the sofa with a plate of Christmas leftovers and losing myself in a movie. This...

Gov. Thomas Johnson High School honor roll

(subscription)Grade 12, first honors: Hannah Adeoye, Elleana Al Ajmi, Jamie Albaugh, Carly Berry, Sarena Bhasin, Maxwell Blount, Alex Buchanan, Mackenzie Clark, Sean Coakley, Paige...

LEGER: Resolved — that we are entitled to our entitlements

PC Leader Jamie Baillie issued a news release declaring it's Premier Stephen McNeil's job “to defend Nova Scotians and make sure we get our fair...

Stephen McNeil and collective bargaining: saving us to death ...

Premier Stephen McNeil says Nova Scotia's 75,000 public sector workers are welcome to bargain collectively — so long as they don't expect to negotiate wages.

Bizarre fall legislative sitting ends in time for the holidays

WATCH ABOVE: The Nova Scotia Liberals rose for Christmas by passing a controversial law imposing wages on public sector workers. The bill's passage caps off...

Hingham High School announces first term honor roll

... Jeffrey Hoffman II, Sydney Hook, Hanna Hopkins, Harrison Hull, Cathryn Hussey, Zoe Johnson, William Kenney, Maureen Kent, Daisy Koch, Ronan Kremer, Edwin LaVallee III,...

Liberal law limiting public-sector union wages passes third reading

Tory Leader Jamie Baillie said he's in favour of containing costs, but he said the Liberals' plan does that at the expense of people's rights.

Real estate sales on the South Shore, Dec. 18

208 Middle St., USA HUD to Daniel S. and Nicole G. MacDonald, $336,000, Nov. 24 single family. 51 Elmlawn Road, James L. ..... 13 Indian...

Doctors Nova Scotia denies Stephen McNeil's claim they want 55% pay bump

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is now using a demand from province's doctors — for what he says is an unaffordable 55 per cent pay...

No simple means to boost the economy

Opposition leader Jamie Baillie says the government is lacking a plan and needs to spur economic growth and create jobs. That would be nice, however,...

Liberals turn away hearing-impaired man at committee

Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie condemned the government's actions. “This is a mean-spirited government that is thin-skinned and they showed it in living colours tonight,”...

Voting brouhaha at Province House

Acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald called the arrangements the government is making for Tupper a sham. Bill 148 should not be referred back without hearing...

Nova Scotians target Bill 148 with protests, presentations

Given all that, acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said it seems like the government's argument doesn't hold water. “In all of the time I've been...

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE | DEC. 17, 2015

It turns out he was disgusted at the backroom dealings that Premier Darrell Dexter had going on with the unions, and current interim NDP leader...

NS wage freeze legislation moves to law amendments

“We might as well call this bill what it is, it's the, 'We don't know how to negotiate,'” said provincial Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie.

Pre-holiday wage freeze law for public servants a 'Grinch' move: opposition

PC leader Jamie Baillie said he doesn't support the bill since it could end up costing taxpayers more if it leads to prolonged negotiations with...

Cottage owner's power bill jumps 1000%, Nova Scotia Power says meter is right

NDP interim Leader Maureen MacDonald has been frustrated in her efforts to help Eisnor deal with Nova Scotia Power, but she said the bottom line...

Wage legislation needed to prevent potential arbitration awards: McNeil

Tory Leader Jamie Baillie, who spoke on the bill for about 45 minutes, said his party won't be supporting the legislation. Still, while they will...

Nova Scotia government may force wage package on public servants

CUPE condemns legislation. Mike McNeil, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Nova Scotia, was quick to condemn the proposed law. "With his...

Call to action to help youth work

Youth volunteer, Hannah Clews, met with MSP for Aberdeen Donside, Mark McDonald, Maureen Watt, MSP for Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Labour MSPs for the...

Forty-four business predictions for 2016

Maureen Dorney, partner, Paradigm Counsel. • More cloud-based services mean strong cybersecurity is a must. “Next year, the .... Joel MacDonald, founder, EnergyRates.ca. • New...

EDITORIAL: Polls boost McNeil's labour stand

PC Leader Jamie Baillie's support is 15 per cent; NDP acting leader Maureen MacDonald's is 17. From the bridge of both parties, Liberals are a...

Cornwallis statue removal from park should be considered, says premier

Premier Stephen McNeil says he is ready to ask Halifax city hall to consider having a statue of city founder Edward Cornwallis removed from a...

NSGEU president Joan Jessome won't reoffer at May convention

Acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said Jessome represents a strong female leader who worked hard and delivered for her members. “She's been extraordinary in that...

Tories plant idea of tax credit to spark donations

Jamie Baillie is hoping for a legislative Christmas miracle at Province House that could help families in need. The Tory leader and his party are...

50 Small Business Trends and Predictions for 2016

What do business owners, professionals and experts expect 2016 to hold for small business? got in touch to find out, and, overall, the consensus...

McNeil suggests he won't return to bargaining table with teachers ...

The teachers union says the province hasn't responded to it's request to return to the bargaining table, but Premier Stephen McNeil is suggesting he won't.

McNeil Liberals surge in latest CRA poll

Satisfaction with McNeil remains steady at 55 per cent (it was 54 in August). He also remains the top choice in leader preference (45 per...

Report on Nova Scotia fuel shortage 'wake-up call' makes 21 recommendations

They treat it more of a communications issue then an emergency,” said Jamie Baillie, PC Leader. Government says they are working to implement the key...

Brian Gallant, Stephen McNeil See Fortunes Rise After Trudeau's Win, Poll Suggests

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil also jumped six points during that period to land at 46 per cent. That makes McNeil the second most popular...

Raymond Taavel's family gets formal apology from Nova Scotia government

Interim NDP Leader Maureen MacDonald, who knew the gay rights activist personally, offered a more personal reflection on his life in her party's apology. "The...

P3 bill will exceed $726m

Acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said it's a tremendous amount of money considering the province doesn't own any of the schools yet. The leases, which...

P3 bill will exceed $726 million

Acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said it's a tremendous amount of money considering the province doesn't own any of the schools yet. The leases, which...

Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

This year, most of the best stories I read came in small-ish packages. Many books that were either big in size — like Garth Risk...

Crewe Alexandra under-21s: Callum Saunders on target as the Alex draw with ...

CALLUM Saunders was on target for the second game in a row as Crewe Alexandra drew 1-1 with Sheffield United at a windy Reaseheath. Saunders,...

Stephen McNeil's victory delayed by teacher deal rejection: Graham Steele

A funny thing happened on the way to Stephen McNeil's victory party. Nova Scotia's teachers sent an RSVP, and said they couldn't make it. Then,...