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Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum in Lunenburg, N.S.

Atlantic railway museums set to close, but plan to reopen with new life

Enthusiastic railroaders look for new ways to share railway’s history amid closures

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Carbon Arc Cinema has been hosting virtual screenings through the pandemic.

How Carbon Arc Cinema is getting through the pandemic

The not-for-profit cinema has taken a hit from COVID-19, but is adapting for their biggest event of the year

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MPs are hearing complaints from people who are receiving unsolicited copies of the Epoch Times.

Right-wing fringe newspaper is appearing on doorsteps across the Maritimes

'The last thing we need is this landing in Canadians’ mailboxes,' says MP Lenore Zann

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MLAs hear from witnesses at the standing committee on health virtual meeting on Jan. 12.

Long-term care staff in Nova Scotia still overworked and underpaid, MLAs told

Standing committee on health hears chorus of concerns from unions

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Wesson (left) was treated for marijuana toxicity after eating what his owner thinks was an edible left on the trail in Cole Harbour Heritage Park.

Dartmouth dog owners warn others of cannabis on local trails

Problem is frustrating but preventable, say owners

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This demolition site, at Oxford and North streets, began tearing down the building while a tenant was still living inside.

HousingHalifax councillors exploring improvements to demolition permits

The move is a response to an eviction by demolition in Halifax

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The council passed a motion on a new ecological lens on Tuesday.

Halifax council approves ecological lens as latest tool against climate change

A recent Halifax budget meeting saw councillors zero in on climate change, and outline challenges ahead

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High school students hope to start a youth advisory committee in Truro, N.S.

Proposed Truro youth committee hopes for more young voices to be heard

The youth advisory committee will be established by a group of local students

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Photo illustration of a woman wearing a medical mask.

Nova Scotia mandates COVID testing for rotational workers

5 of 8 new cases Wednesday related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada

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