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Hurricane Fiona expected to change track and impact Atlantic Canada this weekend

Hurricane Fiona expected to change track and impact Atlantic Canada this weekend

HALIFAX — Hurricane Fiona is expected to hit Atlantic Canada as a “potent post-tropical storm” this weekend and may bring heavy rain, damaging winds and flooding to the region, the Canadian Hurricane Centre said Tuesday.
Life of Queen Elizabeth celebrated at tribute services across Atlantic Canada

Life of Queen Elizabeth celebrated at tribute services across Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Across Atlantic Canada, dignitaries, military officers, politicians and community members celebrated the life of the late Queen Elizabeth at tribute ceremonies Monday.
Some Canadians expect to watch queen's funeral with sadness; others will skip it

Some Canadians expect to watch queen's funeral with sadness; others will skip it

HALIFAX — For some Canadians, the queen's funeral on Monday will prompt sadness and trigger personal memories, but for others it's a distant event they intend to miss.
N.S. mass shooting inquiry hears that killer exchanged denture work for sex

N.S. mass shooting inquiry hears that killer exchanged denture work for sex

HALIFAX — The gunman who killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia in April 2020 was known to exchange denture work for sex and to exploit marginalized women, says a report submitted to the inquiry investigating the mass shooting.
Environmental groups critical of work resumption at Cape Breton's Donkin mine

Environmental groups critical of work resumption at Cape Breton's Donkin mine

HALIFAX — Provincial approval of the resumption of work at Cape Breton’s Donkin coal mine after a two-year closure is being heavily criticized by environmental groups.
Nova Scotia's Frank magazine, a mix of news, satire and humour, ceases publication

Nova Scotia's Frank magazine, a mix of news, satire and humour, ceases publication

HALIFAX — The Halifax-based satirical magazine Frank has announced its demise after more than three decades of publication. A notice on the publication's website says the publishers "regret to announce the death of Frank Magazine Atlantic ...
Chorus Aviation announces new president and CEO as Joseph Randell retires

Chorus Aviation announces new president and CEO as Joseph Randell retires

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc.’s board of directors has announced a new president and CEO. The company's founder, Joseph Randell announced his plan to retire in a news release Wednesday following a 37-year career in the regional aviation sector.
Empire reports $187.5M Q1 profit, sales up 4.1% from year ago

Empire reports $187.5M Q1 profit, sales up 4.1% from year ago

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Company Ltd. reported a first-quarter profit of $187.5 million as its sales rose 4.1 per cent compared with a year ago.
Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could tether RCMP watchdog

Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could tether RCMP watchdog

HALIFAX — The chairman of Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry raised concerns Wednesday that budget constraints could end up tethering investigations by the watchdog agency that reviews complaints against the RCMP.
Shuttered Cape Breton coal mine restarts operations after two-year closure

Shuttered Cape Breton coal mine restarts operations after two-year closure

DONKIN, N.S. — A Cape Breton coal mine that was shuttered two years ago amid slumping coal prices and repeated government stop-work orders following roof falls has resumed operations.
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