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 CBC Nova Scotia News Headlines

Insurance pulled for festival that planned to offer drug-testing kits to concertgoers

Evolve Festival in Nova Scotia 2014

The Evolve Festival in Nova Scotia may not go ahead this weekend after its liability insurance was pulled following its decision to offer free drug-testing kits to concertgoers.

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:28:52 EDT

Halifax City Hall, Grand Parade to get more renos over next 5 years

Halifax City Hall

Renovations to Halifax City Hall have so far cost about $10 million and another $5 million has been earmarked for work on both the building and Grand Parade over the next five years.

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:11:42 EDT

Sea King helicopter makes emergency landing in cul de sac

Sea King emergency landing

A Sea King helicopter had to make an emergency "precautionary landing" today in a cul de sac in Mineville, south of Halifax.

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:18:57 EDT

Health Authority ready to contract out food staff jobs to save money


The Nova Scotia Health Authority says they’re looking at privatizing food production in some Halifax hospitals, unless government employees can come up with alternatives to save money in the next three months.

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 17:52:02 EDT

Preliminary inquiry begins for 2 accused in Halifax mall shooting plot

Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath

Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath and Randall Steven Shepherd are charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit arson, illegal possession of dangerous weapons and making a threat through social media.

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 07:13:50 EDT

 Cape Breton Post News Headlines

Accused to enter pleas on sex offences

SYDNEY — A 65-year-old Sydney man is to return to provincial court in August to enter pleas on two sex offences.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:39:13 -0400

Main-a-Dieu woman facing breach charges has trial set for July 15

SYDNEY — A trial date has been set for a Main-a-Dieu woman who allegedly breached her release conditions at least four times in two months.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:36:33 -0400

Verschuren Centre offers $500,000 fund to assist startups

SYDNEY — A rapid financial assistance program has been established by the Verschuren Centre to seed early stage startup companies and to support existing small to medium-sized businesses.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:33:05 -0400

CBRM blossoms in Sydney Mines

'I think by next year we'll have even better turnout'
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:29:47 -0400

Public heads underground to tour Wreck Cove Hydro facility

'Most people don't realize how much of a secret weapon this is'
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:19:22 -0400

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