Nova Scotia

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

Thailand's military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave …

Entertainment (Canada)

'Clear and beautiful:' Edmonton says chemical-free swimming pool first in Canada

EDMONTON — Any neighbourhood swimming pool is typically crowded on a July afternoon when it's 30 C, but a new naturally filtered pool in Edmonton is …

Halifax

Hoffman's fiancee asks to see all evidence she cyberbullied Erik Karlsson's wife

TORONTO — The fiancee of former Ottawa Senators winger Mike Hoffman has made a legal request to see all evidence related to allegations that she …

Halifax

Government Adds HIV Prevention Drug to Public Health Plan

Government is increasing access to HIV prevention medication by adding it as a benefit under provincial Pharmacare programs effective Monday, July 23.<p>…

Public Health

Lobster prices plummet after tariffs take effect

Shore prices — what dealers pay lobstermen for their catch — have dropped to about $3.75 a pound, compared with $5 about two weeks ago.

New England

Thousands of Lloyds and Halifax customers unable to transfer money

Thousands of Lloyds and Halifax customers are unable to transfer money online after faster payments system is hit by IT glitch<p><b>Banks have more than</b> …

Customers

Andrew Coyne: Provincial carbon tax revolt could be a blessing in disguise for federal Liberals

Going into this year’s meeting of the premiers, in their usual drag as the Council of the Federation, the talk was all about the need for unity.The …

Canadian News

Sask. mom says baby with 'Butterfly Boy' condition is losing medical help

A Saskatchewan mother says her eight-month-old son living with a rare condition that causes his delicate skin to break out in painful blisters may …

Canadian News

N.S. lacks specialized eye surgeons says man waiting for procedure

A Halifax man is sounding the alarm tonight about the lack of specialized eye surgeons in Nova Scotia.<p>He needs retinal surgery, and there appear to …

Atlantic Canada

Halifax Explosion commemorative markers formally launched during public event | The Star

HALIFAX—A series of Halifax Explosion commemorative markers were formally launched in Halifax at Fort Needham Park on Friday.<p>Three of the markers are …

Halifax

How did these Blackhawks prospects become goalies? Let us count the ways

Every superhero comes with an origin story of how they became one.<p>Goalies are the same way.<p>The Blackhawks have six goalies at their development camp this week — two of their draft picks and four college goalies — each one with a rare tale of how they first put on the pads.<p>Alexis Gravel, the Hawks' …

Ice Hockey

Shortchanging scam resurfaces

Halifax District RCMP is now looking to speak with two persons of interest after the shortchanging scam surfaced at a business on Highway 7 in …

Halifax

CBC Nova Scotia News July 20, 2018

Video<p>The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their stories<p>The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their …

Canada

More temporary fisheries closures ordered after right whale sightings

HALIFAX — The federal government has announced more temporary fisheries closures in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence following North Atlantic right …

Halifax

This map tracks the travels of an American trucker over four years

When you think of the perfect career for travel, being a trucker probably isn’t the first or most glamorous option that comes to mind. But the truth …

Atlantic Canada

Feds announce $26M for noise reduction research to help endangered whales

HALIFAX — Ottawa has announced $26.6 million in funding for research to help better understand noise pressures on marine mammals, such as the …

Canadian Politics

Here's a list June inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.5 per cent in June, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous …

Canada

Where to Shop for Totally Unique Sunglasses in Halifax

If you live by the ocean, it’s safe to say beach days are a regular thing in your summer schedule. And a beachwear essential we can’t live without …

Eyewear

Beluga rescued from N.B. river last year seen alive and well: group

MONTREAL -- A marine mammal research group says a young beluga that was rescued from a New Brunswick river and released in Quebec last year has been …

Marine Mammals

Nova Scotia man found bloody and beaten on front lawn after fight | The Star

HALIFAX—A man was left bloody and beaten on a front lawn after police in Nova Scotia were called about a fight.<p>Bridgewater Police say they received a …

Atlantic Canada

Quebec pilot project to introduce sexual education to daycare-aged kids

MONTREAL — Some 1,200 Quebec daycare and kindergarten students will begin receiving age-appropriate sexual education this fall as part of a pilot …

Halifax

Case of missing fisherman handed over to Halifax District RCMP

The case of a man who went missing while fishing <b></b>on Thursday night has been handed over to Halifax District RCMP.<p>Reid Steward Patterson, 58, of …

Halifax

Hooray! Girls finally paid more than boys - but only until they grow up

Girls typically receive more pocket money than boys, reversing a gender gap which has been seen for over a decade, a survey has found.<p>On average, …

Personal Finance (UK)

Montreal's First-Ever Recreational Marijuana Store Is Opening Near Jean-Talon Market

<b>News about the emerging cannabis</b> industry in Canada moves fast. Just yesterday officials in Nova Scotia unveiled the first recreational marijuana …

Cannabis

Ontario’s cannabis-retail plan is a wreck. But Ford could easily fix it

How many retail stores will Ontario need to meet the demand for cannabis, which is set to become legal for sale in less than three months?<p>Ontario’s …

Cannabis

From hot to not? The Baloney Meter weighs in on Scheer's economy claims

OTTAWA — "Justin Trudeau inherited a booming economy, but he's squandering it. His uncontrolled spending and tax hikes is making life harder for …

Canada

Halifax police release photo of suspect in Bedford Outdoor Pool incident

Halifax Regional Police have released a photo of a man suspected of inappropriately touching several women at a children’s pool earlier this …

Halifax

Charlottetown Bluephins land in seventh spot at N.S. long course event

The Charlottetown Bluephins Aquatic Club, with 12 swimmers competing, landed in seventh spot overall at the Ken Dunn Nova Scotia Provincial …

Atlantic Canada

Canadians ask of their military: Who are you? What do you do?

Most Canadians seem only vaguely aware they have a military and are decidedly confused — or uncertain — about what it does, according to new research …

Canadian Politics

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK<br>—<p>LUNENBURG COUNTY: Leary Fraser Road<p>Leary Fraser Road, from Route 325 to Bolivar Road, will have alternating lane closures for gravelling and …

Halifax