Minimum wage in Nova Scotia will increase to $15 an hour on Oct. 1.

PHOTOS: Do Halifax residents think $15 minimum wage is enough?

Lowest wage in Nova Scotia will increase April 1, then Oct. 1

Feb 8, 2023

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, shown in this file photo, was ‘very pleased’ with the health-care structure presented by the federal government on Tuesday.

Nova Scotia offered $154M in new health-care funding from Ottawa for 2023 budget

Premier Tim Houston says he wants more but he'll 'work with what we have'

Feb 8, 2023

Nova Scotians use more heating oil to heat their homes than most other provinces..

What to know about the heating assistance rebate program

Eligible applicants can get more in rebates if they apply by March 31

Feb 8, 2023

Quinpool Tower is a large apartment building on Quingate place in Halifax.

What renters and landlords should know about Nova Scotia’s updated tenancy rules

Changes came into effect Feb. 3 following legislation passed in November 2021

Feb 8, 2023

Several tents form a homeless encampment in Victoria Park in Halifax.

Encampment evictions in Halifax may be influenced by Ontario court ruling, says lawyer

Waterloo region housing decision ‘will be looked at by people across the country’

Feb 7, 2023

With inflation cutting into Canadians' spending power, many are reaching for more affordable grocery options.

Rising food costs could lead to poor health conditions, expert warns

Healthy foods among most expensive, prices projected to keep increasing

Feb 7, 2023

A senior and young boy saying goodbye in this file photo.

National standards for long-term care emphasize quality of life for residents

Health Standards Organization guidelines follow a ‘resident-centred’ approach

Feb 7, 2023

Rafat Harb and his father Mohammad Harb are worried about their friends in Syria and Turkey, which were struck by a large earthquake on Monday.

Haligonians worry for loved ones following Turkey’s deadly earthquake

Canada prepared to help victims as death toll climbs in Turkey and Syria

Feb 6, 2023

Officials address the crowd at a public meeting on a proposed DND facility last week. Left to right are Capt. Andy MacKenzie, base commander CFB Halifax; Paul Schauerte, director of DND construction project delivery; Rob Chambers, assistant deputy minister of infrastructure and environment; Capt. Jay Thor Turner, CSC deputy project manager; and Capt. Douglas Campbell, director of naval major projects.

DND is cross-examined over its warship testing facility at Hartlen Point

Protect Hartlen Point advocates grill DND reps at public meeting

Feb 6, 2023