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Former Nova Scotia med student facing second murder trial denied bail for third time

Former Nova Scotia med student facing second murder trial denied bail for third time

HALIFAX — A former Nova Scotia medical student whose murder conviction was overturned last year has failed in his third attempt to be released on bail.
Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage project is no longer part of its business focus.
Nova Scotia road safety law passed in 2018 still years from taking effect: minister

Nova Scotia road safety law passed in 2018 still years from taking effect: minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is making some road safety changes by amending an old act because a wide-ranging bill passed in 2018 that transforms the rules of the road in the province still hasn't been proclaimed.
Nova Scotia reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 26 recoveries

Nova Scotia reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 26 recoveries

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting 23 new cases of COVID-19.
Two arrested following killing last month in central Nova Scotia

Two arrested following killing last month in central Nova Scotia

TRURO, N.S. — Police in central Nova Scotia have arrested two men following a month-long investigation into the killing of a 23-year-old man in Truro.
Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

HALIFAX — A groundbreaking study has confirmed Vikings had settled in a remote corner of northern Newfoundland by AD 1021, establishing for the first time a precise date for the earliest European habitation in the Americas — exactly 1,000 years ago.
Nova Scotia reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, new case in Kentville outbreak

Nova Scotia reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, new case in Kentville outbreak

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the active case count to 163. Along with the new cases, 21 recoveries have also been recorded.
N.S. student tenants: Saga of mouse-infested rooms shows need for tougher tenancy law

N.S. student tenants: Saga of mouse-infested rooms shows need for tougher tenancy law

HALIFAX — Two Nova Scotia students who spent eight months fighting to be repaid rent after they departed their mouse-infested apartment say their case emphasizes the need for legal reforms to protect tenants.
Mount Saint Vincent University apologizes for ties to residential school system

Mount Saint Vincent University apologizes for ties to residential school system

HALIFAX — Increased funding for Indigenous students and more Indigenous course content are two of the commitments Nova Scotia's Mount Saint Vincent University made Wednesday as a part of its apology for ties to the Canadian residential school system.
Nova Scotia housing plan includes temporary rent cap, $35 million for new units

Nova Scotia housing plan includes temporary rent cap, $35 million for new units

HALIFAX — A temporary rent cap will be legislated as part of a wide-ranging government plan to address Nova Scotia's lack of affordable housing.
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