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Nova Scotia Power, Bell Aliant see recent increase in copper wire theft

Nova Scotia Power, Bell Aliant see recent increase in copper wire theft

HALIFAX — News this week of arrests in connection with copper wire thefts in New Brunswick was welcomed Tuesday by a telecommunications official, who says challenges remain in battling a persistent and costly problem.
Nova Scotia will cover online mental health coaching for all residents

Nova Scotia will cover online mental health coaching for all residents

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says it will fund an online mental health coaching program aimed at supporting people experiencing mild or moderate depression and anxiety.
Accountability lacking: Nova Scotia auditor general takes aim at blown budgets

Accountability lacking: Nova Scotia auditor general takes aim at blown budgets

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's auditor general accused the provincial government Tuesday of lacking accountability and transparency, saying the province is unique in Canada when it comes to approving extra spending when departments have blown their budgets.
Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

HALIFAX — A program announced Monday will fund projects to remove barriers preventing qualified new Canadians from working in health care, the federal immigration minister said.
Provincial report outlines climate risks to Nova Scotia through end of 21st century

Provincial report outlines climate risks to Nova Scotia through end of 21st century

HALIFAX — A new report says Nova Scotia will face more frequent and intense storms, rising sea levels, more rainfall and higher temperatures over the next 80 years if further action isn’t taken on climate change.
Canada's largest lobster fishery, in southwestern N.S., launches after weather delay

Canada's largest lobster fishery, in southwestern N.S., launches after weather delay

YARMOUTH, N.S. — The lobster season opened today in southwestern Nova Scotia for one of the country's most lucrative fisheries, after stormy seas held up earlier attempts to start the harvest.
Canadian families will pay $1,065 more for groceries in 2023, report says

Canadian families will pay $1,065 more for groceries in 2023, report says

HALIFAX — Canadians won't escape food inflation any time soon. Food prices in Canada will continue to escalate in the new year, with grocery costs forecast to rise up to seven per cent in 2023, new research predicts.
Nova Scotia issues seven-year industrial approval for Cape Breton coal mine

Nova Scotia issues seven-year industrial approval for Cape Breton coal mine

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Environment Department has renewed the industrial approval for the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton for the next seven years.
Two men face assault charges following rowdy street gathering near Halifax university

Two men face assault charges following rowdy street gathering near Halifax university

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax say two 19-year-old men are to appear in court on assault charges after a massive weekend street party near Dalhousie University in October.
Mi'kmaq First Nation, environmental group work on creating zero-emission lobster boat

Mi'kmaq First Nation, environmental group work on creating zero-emission lobster boat

HALIFAX — An environmental charity and the Membertou First Nation in Cape Breton are partnering to create electric lobster boats on the East Coast, saying it's the way of the future if Canada is to meet its zero-emission targets.
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