Cape Breton residents who launched a class-action lawsuit claiming the Sydney tar ponds exposed them to contaminants will not have their case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada. The Nova Scotia Court
Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway will cease running on Cape Breton Island, ending more than 135 years of rail service. The railway, which did not reapply for a $3-million yearly government subsidy,
Nova Scotia should introduce a carbon tax and broaden its harmonized sales tax to cover expenses including children's clothing, diapers and home energy costs, a review of the province's tax system says.