Folks enjoy a winter hike on Jan. 16 at Shaw Wilderness Park after a winter storm.

Five winter hiking trails to try this season

How to make the most of Nova Scotia’s winter wonderland

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A student at Bright Side Early Learning Centre in Cole Harbour plays outdoors in the snow.  The province has agreed to give private daycare owners more time to consider their options on a new funding agreement.

Province backs down on deadline for daycare owners

Nova Scotia promises more time for operators to decide on new funding arrangement

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Dr. Robert Strang and Premier Tim Houston update Nova Scotians on the efforts to combat COVID-19 in the province on Jan. 19.

COVID-19 Update: Three deaths, 8 new hospital admissions, 11 discharges

'Please do your part to prevent another loss,' says Strang

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Prince Andrew High School is changing its name this year.

High school in Dartmouth to be renamed for next year, students to vote

Renaming committee to discuss options for new name for Prince Andrew High

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WATCH: Travel, work, and play in the pandemic

This week, join host Marissa Birnie for winter hikes, word art and more.

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A person burns section two of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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2(b) or not 2(b)

It’s time to stand up for journalists’ right to cover and the public’s right to know

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Brandon Maloney keeps an eye on commercial fishing boats as Mi'kmaw fishers exercise their treaty right to fish for a moderate livelihood.

Reporting in Mi'kma'ki

Netukulimk: Our way forward

For Mi’kmaq, one guiding principle leads the way to a rights-based fishery

Jun 22, 2021

Prices are increasing for Canadians, leaving those on fixed and low incomes struggling.

Global supply chain constraints led to Canada’s highest inflation rate in 30 years

COVID-19 pandemic complicated transportation of goods in 2021

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NDP Dartmouth North MLA Susan Leblanc speaks in a Nova Scotia Public Accounts committee meeting on Jan. 19, 2021. Leblanc put forward a motion to ask the Nova Scotia auditor general to do a forensic audit of Island Employment.

Committee won’t call for forensic audit of employment agency that mismanaged funds

Audit called key to public accountability and exonerating employee 'heroes'

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Dr. Robert Strang and Premier Tim Houston update Nova Scotians on the efforts to combat COVID-19 in the province on Jan. 19.

Rapid COVID-19 test kits available again soon in Nova Scotia

Three deaths reported; 'COVID is all around us now', says Strang

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A grocery store in Halifax sports empty shelves. The price of groceries rose 5.7 per cent, the largest increase since 2011. Stats Canada attributes this to poor weather conditions in farming regions and supply chain issues.

Canada’s inflation rate rises to 4.8 per cent

Prices of groceries, home insurance, and appliances all rising, Statistics Canada reports

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The Nova Scotia legislature veterans affairs committee meeting was joined by MSVU professor Maya Eichler to talk about womens and gender diverse issues on Tuesday.

Don’t forget gender diversity, veterans affairs committee told

MSVU professor said committee should address issues affecting gender diverse veterans

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Dr. Robert Strang takes questions at a COVID briefing in November.

COVID-19 UPDATE: One death, 13 hospitalizations, eight discharges

Strang reminds province 'COVID-19 persists as a very real threat'

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Reminders to wear masks and provide proof of vaccinations outside of the entrance at a Halifax pub. Police have charged 13 people in the Halifax area over the past week for not complying with public health orders.

Two in Nova Scotia charged for breaking COVID-19 health restrictions

RCMP charge men for refusing to wear masks in Upper Tantallon business

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