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Former home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor granted heritage status

Former home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor granted heritage status

HALIFAX — A home once owned by Nova Scotia's first Black doctor was granted heritage status Tuesday after prominent members of the city's Black community lobbied for its protection.
Classified, The East Pointers lead East Coast Music Awards nominations with six each

Classified, The East Pointers lead East Coast Music Awards nominations with six each

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia-based rapper Classified and Prince Edward Island pop-folk trio The East Pointers lead the nominations for the 35th East Coast Music Awards, with six each.
Nova Scotia spaceport on track for first small-scale test launch, says CEO

Nova Scotia spaceport on track for first small-scale test launch, says CEO

HALIFAX — The man behind Canada’s first commercial spaceport says the facility in northeastern Nova Scotia could see its first suborbital test launch sometime early this summer.
Community rallies behind bid to preserve home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor

Community rallies behind bid to preserve home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor

HALIFAX — Prominent members of Nova Scotia's Black community are supporting a bid to protect the Halifax home and clinic of the late Clement Ligoure, the province's first Black doctor and an unsung hero of the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
Sunwing cancels some regular flights from Halifax, Moncton and Fredericton

Sunwing cancels some regular flights from Halifax, Moncton and Fredericton

HALIFAX — Sunwing airlines has reduced its flight schedules from three airports in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
New trial ordered for man acquitted in 2019 hit-and-run death of girl in Cape Breton

New trial ordered for man acquitted in 2019 hit-and-run death of girl in Cape Breton

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's highest court has ordered a new trial for a Cape Breton man accused of impaired driving, reckless driving causing death and leaving the scene of a collision that killed a 10-year-old girl.
Halifax doctors worry announced ER improvements won't work due to lack of beds

Halifax doctors worry announced ER improvements won't work due to lack of beds

HALIFAX — A group of emergency room doctors released an open letter to Nova Scotia’s premier Thursday expressing worry that changes announced for the province’s stressed emergency departments won’t address the problem.
Nova Scotia's Donkin coal mine cited for safety violations since fall reopening

Nova Scotia's Donkin coal mine cited for safety violations since fall reopening

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Labour Department has cited the Donkin coal mine for a lengthy list of safety violations since the underground operation in Cape Breton reopened in mid-September.
Nova Scotia man pleads guilty to 'unprovoked' killing of young immigrant from India

Nova Scotia man pleads guilty to 'unprovoked' killing of young immigrant from India

TRURO, N.S. — A Nova Scotia man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a 23-year-old man who came to the province from India five years ago.
Nova Scotia announces changes to treat emergency room patients more quickly

Nova Scotia announces changes to treat emergency room patients more quickly

HALIFAX — The recent deaths of two people who waited hours to see doctors at Nova Scotia emergency departments have spurred the province to announce changes aimed at providing faster urgent care for patients.
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