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West Pictou students seek support in national contest

Time to get out the voting machine once again, Pictou County. This time, for West Pictou Consolidated School. Some students there have entered a Parks Canada online contest so their class can win a trip to national parks in Ontario. And they need our help to get there. Just visit http://www.myparkspass.com, click on Contests, look […]

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Halifax Convention Centre to host welcome weekend

Local residents curious to know more about the new Halifax Convention Centre can have their curiosity satisfied this weekend. The Halifax Convention Centre will host a welcome weekend open to the public January 12-14, providing an opportunity to tour the new facility. “We know our state-of-the-art facility will make Nova Scotians proud,” said Carrie Cussons, […]

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Collision claims the life of one and leaves four injured

ENFIELD – A motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 yesterday has claimed the life of one and has left four injured. Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 102, between Exits 6 and 7. Initial investigation determined that a 2011 Toyota Corolla, that was travelling […]

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Ring in the new year at Government House

Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual lieutenant-governor’s New Year’s Day Levee on Monday, Jan. 1, at Government House, Halifax. “Mrs. LeBlanc and I look forward to welcoming in the New Year with our fellow Nova Scotians for our first levee at Government House,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “This is a wonderful opportunity […]

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Garnier found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Catherine Campbell

A jury has found Christopher Garnier guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a local woman. The Halifax jury deliberated for less than five hours before reaching the verdict in Nova Scotia Supreme Court following a four-week trial. The body of Catherine Campbell, off-duty Truro police officer and member of the Stellarton Fire Department, […]

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WE Day Atlantic: changemakers leave feeling inspired, excited

HALIFAX — Inspired. Excited. Eager. That’s how thousands of energetic and screaming students were left feeling as they headed home from the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on November 30 from WE Day Atlantic, which featured a vast array of guest speakers and A-plus musicians who spoke and performed. The celebration — held to recognize the […]

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Sex assault charge being investigated

ANTIGONISH – Antigonish District RCMP is investigating an allegation of sexual assault following a complaint made an 18-year-old woman on November 22. The assault occurred on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University during the weekend of November 18/19. RCMP arrested two men on the evening of November 22 in connection with the complaint. During the […]

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