Atlantic Canada

Maine town manager wants to preserve white majority in New England, Atlantic Canada

The town manager of a rural Maine community says he’s the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better …

Eastern Canada

Doctor giving up medical licence because of frustration with health authority

A Cape Breton palliative care doctor is giving up his medical licence next month because he says the way palliative care is provided in Richmond …

Health Care

Truth Be Told, Canadian Marijuana Stocks Don't Need the U.S. to Thrive

Canadian pot stocks have plenty of catalysts to keep them busy.<p>There's a good reason the legal marijuana industry is known as the "green rush": It …

Cannabis

Death in Dartmouth ruled a homicide

The suspicious death that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth has been ruled a homicide.<p>At approximately 4:25 p.m. on January 19, 2018 Halifax Regional …

Halifax

5 Ontario women have been killed by men in their lives in 2018 — and it’s only January

Five Ontario women have been killed in acts of intimate partner or domestic violence in 2018. And while that number is shocking, experts say it’s not …

Gender

Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his …

Halifax

Venerable Sea Kings bid farewell to Nova Scotia in retirement flight

Helicopters bought to hunt Soviet submarines served Canada decades longer than anyone could have guessed<p>Three geriatric military aircraft flew in …

Nova Scotia

GUEST COLUMN: Conservative promises don’t add up

<b>BY GLENN THIBEAULT,</b> <b>SPECIAL TO THE SUN</b>Progressive Conservative MPP Rick Nicholls’ column (“Be wary of Liberal promises,” Jan. 16) is proof that his …

Kathleen Wynne

P.E.I. legion to apologize after Sikh man reportedly asked to remove headdress

TIGNISH, P.E.I. — The president of a P.E.I. branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is expected to apologize after a Sikh man was reportedly asked to …

Halifax

Popular Science Monthly/Volume 10/January 1877/The Earlier Forms of Life

THE<p>POPULAR SCIENCE<p>MONTHLY.<p><b>JANUARY, 1877</b><p>THE EARLIER FORMS OF LIFE.<p>By Professor C. H. HITCHCOCK,<p>STATE GEOLOGIST OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.<p>THE surmises and …

Lake Superior

No winning ticket for Friday night's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.<p>The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Jan. 16 …

Halifax

A humane strategy for Belleville's stray cats proposed

CLOSE<p>Belleville residents maintained on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, that the Township Council should formalize a trap, neuter and release program for …

Cats

Incident at New Brunswick penitentiary prompts lockdown

A lockdown was put in place at a multi-level security federal institution in New Brunswick because of an incident officials say they’re reviewing at …

New Brunswick

TV station hires extra security after interview with Canadian prof prompts threats

A British news channel says it's consulting security specialists because one of its presenters has been the target of threats following an interview …

Halifax

Last large contingent of Edmonton-based soldiers returns from Latvia

The last large group of Edmonton-based 3rd Canadian Division soldiers deployed to Latvia as part of Operation Reassurance returned home Friday.“It …

War

Quebec women to play for gold at 2018 New Holland Canadian Juniors

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — It’s been 19 years since Quebec curling fans could celebrate winning a Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Champion.<p>But it could …

Curling

Daycare operators face new pressures following N.B. gov’t announcement

Daycare operators in New Brunswick are expressing reservations about plans rolled out by the government in recent weeks.<p>The premier of New Brunswick …

New Brunswick

Security, reproductive rights, investment: how politics touched us this week

OTTAWA — Piercing the winter doldrums was the political goal of the week for all three party leaders.<p>Justin Trudeau took to town halls in Quebec and …

Halifax

FLY902

First Love Yourself<p><b>Transgender peer support<br>​for adults in Nova Scotia.</b><p>Who We Are.<p><b>We are people from the transgender community in Nova Scotia. When we</b> …

LGBTQ

Community helps search for dog allegedly killed by teen

Dog owners and community members scoured the snow-covered ground near a pond in Herring Cove, N.S., Saturday in the hopes of finding a dog named …

Nova Scotia

Police say Canadians, Americans abducted in Nigeria freed and in good condition

LAGOS, Nigeria — A Nigerian police spokesman says two Canadians and two Americans who were kidnapped in north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have …

Halifax

A tale of a shed, a spat and a social media snafu - New Brunswick

Michael Calder lays a board across the shed to guide his chainsaw as he cuts it apart. His company, Harper Calder and Son, as well as the American …

New Brunswick

Botox, bomb shelters, and the blues: Washington, one year into Trump presidency

WASHINGTON — In the political ecosystem derided so frequently by the incoming president as a swamp, the jitters were palpable a year ago, its …

Halifax

Bidders hungry for part of Arctic surf clam fishery after decades-long monopoly

The competition for newly available Arctic surf clam quota off Cape Breton has three times more applicants than previously reported, which is a sign …

Northern Canada

Cdn-born Israeli MP espouses gender equality, pro-pot and LGBTQ agenda

OTTAWA — In a year when the Harvey Weinstein scandal enabled women to uncloak years of unspoken sexual misconduct by prominent men, Toronto-born …

Halifax

'We can be a force':1 year later, women's marches return to Nova Scotia

Events in Halifax, Sydney and Sandy Cove to focus on diversity, sharing survivors' stories<p>One year later, Gwen Wilson is still getting letters, …

Nova Scotia

Glace Bay's Bayplex needs at least $10M in repairs, says municipality

Long list of repairs includes a new roof, work to the geothermal system, extending ice surface<p>A municipal staff report says it will cost close to $10 …

Nova Scotia

City of Charlottetown spends $1.25 million on waterfront property

The City of Charlottetown is buying the vacant lot between Founders Hall and Water Street for $1.25 million.<p>Council voted 5-4 Friday in favour of the …

Prince Edward Island

Hospitals Overwhelmed by Flu Patients Are Treating Them in Tents

The 2017-2018 influenza epidemic is sending people to hospitals and urgent-care centers in every state, and medical centers are responding with …

Health Care

Women's movement has come a long way since their march on Washington: Activists

A march that began as a protest against a newly minted American president has morphed into a broad pushback against long-standing systems and a call …

Halifax