The Big Fiddle, downtown Sydney, welcomes people as they arrive in Sydney Harbour.

Health CareAcute care: doctor shortage plunges Cape Breton into crisis

More than 51,000 Nova Scotians have their name on waitlists to receive a family doctor. One in five are living on The Island.

Mar 26, 2019

PC Leader Tim Houston talks to reporters Thursday about Bay Ferries.

Transportation‘A lot at stake:' Bay Ferries deal challenged by opposition leaders

PC party suing Liberals, citing lack of transparency

Feb 14, 2019

School teacher Lara Fawthrop won the nomination for Nova Scotia’s NDP party in Sackville-Cobequid.

ByelectionSchool teacher wins NDP nomination for provincial byelection

Lara Fawthrop defeats Trevor Sanipass in riding's first ever contested nomination

Feb 11, 2019

From left to right: Alexa McDonough, Diana Whalen, Patricia Arab, Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, Julie Chaisson.

POLITICS Is politics a man's world? Survey suggests there's still a gap in perceptions

Nova Scotian women discuss their experiences in politics

Dec 7, 2018

Demonstrators march down Spring Garden Rd.

Minimum Wage Demonstrators call for hike to minimum wage

Halifax was one of 50 communities participating in Friday's national day of action

Jan 19, 2018

Singh makes his first Halifax stop after being elected NDP leader.

Federal politicsA full house for federal NDP leader

Supporters and curious people filled Lion & Bright on Sunday to meet Jagmeet Singh

Nov 13, 2017

Premier Stephen McNeil addresses the crowd during the launch of Nova Scotia's Culture Action Plan on Wednesday.

Culture and DiversityProgress for diverse cultural communities in Nova Scotia?

Premier Stephen McNeil and Tony Ince launch Nova Scotia's first Culture Action Plan

Feb 22, 2017

Jonathan Dean, Atlantica Party leader.

PoliticsLiberal, NDP, PC, Green and … Atlantica?

The Atlantica Party hopes to field candidates in the next provincial election

Dec 8, 2016

GenderN.S. urged to adopt gender neutral ID

LGBT+ groups see proposals as first step

Oct 21, 2016

PoliticsNDP leader in Nova Scotia assigns new roles for caucus

Gary Burrill still considering own plan to run for seat in legislature

Mar 17, 2016

Voters of all ages turned out online or by phone.

PoliticsVoting with your Xbox? Nova Scotia NDP goes digital

Gary Burrill wins leadership with 74.2 per cent turnout

Feb 28, 2016

Dave Wilson and Lenore Zann congratulate Gary Burrill

PoliticsGary Burrill elected Nova Scotia NDP leader

New leader wants to take the third-place party out of the political wilderness

Feb 28, 2016