Craig Robert Burnett (left) and lawyer David J. Bright  leave the courtroom Monday.

courtsTrial begins for former RCMP officer accused of stealing cocaine

Craig Robert Burnett pleads not guilty to seven charges

5 hours ago | News

Painters pose with their finished pet paintings.

CharityPeople come together to paint pictures of their pets for local charity

Thirty people gathered at the Sackville Heights Community Centre for the event

19 hours ago | Arts

Bobby Taylor sits before the Nova Scotia Electoral Boundary Commission to voice his opinion.

ElectionsAfrican-Nova Scotians search for a stronger government voice

The electoral district of Preston may get smaller to improve African-Nova Scotian representation in Province House.

19 hours ago | News

A Mi'kmaq flag flies over unceded and unsurrendered Mi'kmaq territory.

IndigenousSurviving the Sixties Scoop in the Maritimes

Roseland Labrador is one of many East Coasters applying for their share of the Sixties Scoop settlement

22 hours ago | News


A suspect's face is censored in this photo illustration.

Unmaking a murderer

Reporting on murder without glorifying the killer

Dec 24, 2018

A model is projected with words related to mental health.

Changing public perceptions of mental illness

What journalists need to know before reporting

Dec 10, 2018

Potholes are created by fluctuation in temperature and wear and tear from snow-clearing equipment.

Who is responsible for paying for pothole damages?

You might not have to pay to fix your flat tire

Mar 22, 2017

People wait at the bus stop on Robie Street. Some bus routes were on snow plan.

weatherMessy conditions as snow, rain hits Halifax

Rain, strong winds expected to continue into Monday

2 days ago | News

Debbie Eisan (right) leads a blanket exercise at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre.

IndigenousLearning history on the blanket

An emotional exercise about the consequences of colonization

2 days ago | News

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier speaks at a rally on Friday, Jan. 18 in Halifax.

POLITICS'I'm not radical': Maxime Bernier tries to distance himself from fringe voices at rally

Controversial professor and climate change denier among those who support Bernier

3 days ago | News

Social media hacks can happen to anyone, but there are ways to stay safe online.

Cyber SecurityLessons to learn from the News 95.7 Twitter hack

Digital security expert Chester Wisniewski offers advice for staying secure

3 days ago | Life

Halifax regional council voted unanimously on Tuesday to take over ownership of ‘The Sailor” statue, located at 1655 Lower Water Street, near the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

NavySailor statue lasting symbol for disbanded association

New ownership of Halifax statue marks end of an era for Atlantic navy vets.

3 days ago | Community News

Const. George Edward Farmer, second from the left, stands with his legal team, right and a supporter, left, before entering the courtroom Jan. 18, 2019

CrimeHalifax police officer found guilty after being caught snooping around Esquire Motel

Const. George Edward Farmer unofficially patrolled Esquire Motel

4 days ago | News

Darren Smalley (left) and his lawyer Ian Hutchison (right) leaving court after Smalley was found not guilty.

CrimeBritish sailor found not guilty of sexual assault

Third accused in high profile gang rape case acquitted of all charges

4 days ago | News