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Halifax police deal with rowdy street gathering near Dalhousie University

Halifax police deal with rowdy street gathering near Dalhousie University

HALIFAX — A massive weekend street party involving thousands of people near Dalhousie University saw Halifax police make several arrests as they attempted crowd control.
Most P.E.I. schools to reopen after week-long closure following Fiona

Most P.E.I. schools to reopen after week-long closure following Fiona

HALIFAX — Most public schools in Prince Edward Island are ready to open Monday after being closed for all of last week following post-tropical storm Fiona.
Minimum wage increases in three of four Atlantic provinces

Minimum wage increases in three of four Atlantic provinces

HALIFAX — The minimum wage has gone up today in three of the four Atlantic provinces. New Brunswick has instituted a one-dollar increase, bringing its rate to the highest in the region at $13.75 per hour.
Thousands without power in Atlantic Canada one week after Fiona blew across region

Thousands without power in Atlantic Canada one week after Fiona blew across region

HALIFAX — Tens of thousands of homes and businesses are still without power one week after post-tropical storm Fiona blasted through Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec.
'Major damage': East Coast fishing industry feeling impact from post-tropical storm

'Major damage': East Coast fishing industry feeling impact from post-tropical storm

HALIFAX — The impact of post-tropical storm Fiona on Atlantic Canada's fishing industry is still being tallied, but Osborne Burke already knows just how bad it could be. Burke, general manager of Victoria Co-operative Fisheries in Neils Harbour, N.S.
Nova Scotia spent $8.3 million on provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth

Nova Scotia spent $8.3 million on provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth

HALIFAX — The official day of mourning to mark Queen Elizabeth’s death, during which Nova Scotia schools and courts were closed and public sector workers got a paid holiday, cost the province $8.3 million.
'Patience is wearing thin,' for Maritimers who question if utilities ready for storms

'Patience is wearing thin,' for Maritimers who question if utilities ready for storms

HALIFAX — Some Maritimers who lost power for days after post-tropical storm Fiona are questioning whether power utilities have properly prepared their grids for the powerful storms that are increasingly battering the region.
Fiona fallout: Nova Scotia premier blasts cellphone companies' lack of co-operation

Fiona fallout: Nova Scotia premier blasts cellphone companies' lack of co-operation

HALIFAX — The premier of Nova Scotia has issued a stinging rebuke to the telecommunications companies that serve the province, saying too many residents were still without cellphone service four days after post-tropical storm Fiona roared across the
Generators an increasing necessity — and nuisance — during Atlantic power outages

Generators an increasing necessity — and nuisance — during Atlantic power outages

HALIFAX — Generators are becoming an increasing necessity — and nuisance — as Atlantic Canada experiences more frequent and severe storms with extended power outages. For some, generators are life-saving machines needed to power medical equipment.
Atlantic airports resume operations after hurricane Fiona triggers cancellations

Atlantic airports resume operations after hurricane Fiona triggers cancellations

HALIFAX — Airports in Atlantic Canada are resuming operations after hurricane Fiona stopped most flights in and out of the region over the weekend. WestJet spokeswoman Morgan Bell says flights to and from Charlottetown Airport in P.E.I.
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