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 CBC Nova Scotia News Headlines

Warm wishes pour in as Peter MacKay steps down from politics

Justice Minister Peter MacKay

Peter MacKay's decision to bow out of politics is being greeted with both shock and warm wishes in Nova Scotia as the Central Nova MP turns his attention toward his growing family.

Fri, 29 May 2015 08:23:54 EDT

Call Raffi, beluga whale spotted in Halifax Harbour


Fisheries and Oceans Canada is warning people about a beluga whale spotted in the waters of Halifax Harbour this week.

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:58:49 EDT

Peter MacKay: Nearly 20 years in the political spotlight

MacKay Wedding 20120107

Peter MacKay has been celebrated for his military advocacy, put under fire over the F-35 fiasco, recognized for his role in uniting the Conservative party and objectified, as he was routinely named Canada's sexiest MP.

Fri, 29 May 2015 18:50:05 EDT

'We're gonna miss him,' constituents react to Peter MacKay's departure

Tim McKinnon

People in Peter MacKay's riding are reacting to news that after 18 years representing the area, he's stepping down to spend more time with his family.

Fri, 29 May 2015 18:25:04 EDT

MacKay cites 'love for my family' as he bows out of federal politics

Peter MacKay quits

Peter MacKay's remarkable career in federal politics will end this fall after nearly 20 years as he focuses on his young family. With Prime Minister Stephen Harper at his side in Stellarton, N.S., MacKay said he still loves politics "but, simply put, I love my family more."

Fri, 29 May 2015 08:25:56 EDT

 Cape Breton Post News Headlines

Sydney man facing prostitution related offences under new law

SYDNEY — A 32-year-old Sydney man has the dubious distinction of being the first on the island to face charges under new laws titled Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act.
Fri, 29 May 2015 11:55:54 -0400

Peter MacKay stepping down

Fri, 29 May 2015 09:52:28 -0400

Long list of President's Choice hummus products recalled

CFIA says there have been reported illnesses from staphylococcus toxin
Fri, 29 May 2015 07:40:41 -0400

Imperial Tobacco launches legal challenge to Nova Scotia ban on menthol tobacco

A tobacco firm has launched a legal challenge againstNova Scotia’s legislation to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco,including menthol.
Fri, 29 May 2015 07:25:42 -0400

Gas price rises again

SYDNEY — The minimum price of a litre of self-serve is up this week, standing at 119.5, up from 118.1, after prices were set by the provincial regulator overnight in zone six, which covers most of Cape Breton Island.
Fri, 29 May 2015 07:21:26 -0400

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