Thousands more in county without a doctor

Doctor forced to reduce patient load A New Glasgow doctor is being ordered to drop almost 2,500 of his nearly 4,000 patients as new restrictions were put on his license to practise, exacerbating an already short supply of family practitioners in the county. Dr. Emmanuel Rivera offered no explanation for the change to his practice...

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Rankin: Northern Pulp must meet environmental approval to re-open

Premier-designate takes bold stand on climate change Nova Scotia’s next premier says Northern Pulp will have to abide by “current, more modern expectations” to win approval to resume operations. Iain Rankin — among the first politicians to call the pulp mill’s toxic waste lagoons an example of environmental racism — says he’d be guessing at...

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Coping with grief, tragedy, loss, and more during a pandemic

When Margaret Mauger co-founded a not-for-profit counselling service last January in Shubenacadie, she carved out a day a week to provide free therapy sessions for people suffering from trauma. Now, almost a year later, she’s up to three days, as a year of inconceivable loss – from the tragic Portapique mass shooting to the COVID-19...

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Sobey donation will help build new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on Halifax waterfront

Rob Sobey says a $10-million donation from his family to help fund construction of the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on the Halifax waterfront was two years in the works.  “We are thrilled to be able to help out,” Sobey told Halifax Magazine today (Nov. 18), after the gallery announced the gift and revealed...

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