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Skiers and snowboarders will have to wear masks inside, in line and on chair lifts. (Photo illustration)

Nova Scotia ski resorts optimistic about adapting to COVID-19 as sales spike

Season pass sales are up at one resort as people look to social distance on the slopes

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The 12-metre high Christmas tree was the main attraction at the virtual show.

Halifax holiday show in Grand Parade hits the right notes with spectators

City’s virtual light show draws people in with music and lights

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Birmingham Street is  southbound between Clyde Street and Artillery Place

Streets in the Spring Garden area go one-way as Halifax begins traffic changes

One-way streets will have more parking and loading space, says municipality

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Some panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, a memorial to celebrate the lives of people who have died of AIDS-related causes.

Self-test for HIV now available in Canada

Some free tests to be distributed in Nova Scotia as part of a research study

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Lower Water St in Halifax.

Why you're being told to shop local this holiday season

Across Nova Scotia, campaigns are urging people to spend their money on small businesses

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Employers in Nova Scotia only have to provide a minimum of three unpaid sick days every year. Some groups are calling for that to change to 10 paid sick days. (Photo illustration)

Advocates say Nova Scotia workers can't afford top doctor's orders to stay home

Nova Scotia NDP and others call on province to make 10 paid sick days standard

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The province announced Wednesday $14.3 million in education-related spending, including $4.1 million for new math and literacy programs.

Nova Scotia announces millions for math and literacy, but it's news to teachers

Programs are part of $14.3 million in education-related funding announced Wednesday

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