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In the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, many Nova Scotians did not have cellular service

CRTC must regulate telecommunications companies’ service failures during extreme weather, advocate says

Consumer-interest lawyer says new Nova Scotia regulations likely fall outside provincial jurisdiction

6 hours ago

Reporters work at a table.

Skin in the game

Why more diverse voices are needed in sports reporting

12 hours ago

Students receive a 
French-first education at this CSAP school in Halifax.

Minority language census data says 17,000 are eligible for French education in Nova Scotia

French board says not everyone with the right to minority language education has access

3 days ago

A sign shows one of the dog bylaws at Point Pleasant Park. The park's advisory committee has recommended the reinstatement of patrols.

Point Pleasant committee recommends return of park patrol

Halifax police have enforced park rules since patrol was eliminated in 2011

3 days ago

A municipality crew member cleans up leaves in a local cemetery

Regional council committee requests report on leaf blower pollution

Coun. Sam Austin says many cities are restricting gas-powered blowers

3 days ago

Surfer Tony Rusinak helped to organize a rally against a proposed weapons-testing facility at Hartlen Point, in Halifax.

WATCH: Anger at Hartlen Point, Barber for a Cause and Elf: The Musical

Plus, a vigil for Club Q victims, sorting out the Sharty situation and Halifax horses stirrup cash

4 days ago

Host Norma Lee MacLeod quizzes author Dan Leger about his new book on ex-premier Stephen McNeil on Monday at the Halifax Central Library.

Dan Leger launches book on Stephen McNeil

Ex-premier had controversial tenure, but is proud of his record

4 days ago

Many fewer riders are commuting to work via Halifax Transit, according to the latest census data. The number of transit commuters in Halifax was nearly cut in half between 2016 and 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic led to drop in Halifax Transit commuters: census

Spike in remote work, virus unease reasons for drop in bus ridership

4 days ago

Early childhood educators rallied and marched down Brunswick Street in Halifax on Wednesday, advocating for fairer wages and benefits.

Child-care workers march on Education Department for better compensation

Marchers hoped to speak with Education Minister Becky Druhan, but she didn't show

4 days ago