Government says six provincial visitor information centres will stay open

Visitors to Nova Scotia will still be able to visit provincial visitor information centres during their travels. The provincial government confirmed on Thursday, Feb. 25, that Nova Scotia’s six provincial visitor information centres (VICs) will...

NB: Gallant says fracking moratorium will be first priority as premier

Before bringing in the moratorium, Premier Designate Brian Gallant said he will meet with government staff to determine what mechanisms are needed to temporarily block petroleum companies from using the practice. - Brian Gallant...

CNN In Cape Breton

SYDNEY — The international spotlight continues to shine on Cape Breton with one of America's most renowned news networks the latest to turn its attention here. CNN correspondent Paula Newton, accompanied by a camera crew,...

NS: Xona Games prepares for launch on next generation consoles

The award-winning independent game studio in Yarmouth is hoping to gain better visibility in the industry by releasing several of its games on next generation consoles, specifically on Xbox One and PS4.   - Yarmouth’s...

Avoiding termination litigation: Three steps you need to take

Organizations can protect themselves and help the terminations process go smoothly by developing a clear termination policy. It should be included with all offer of employment letters. (Originally published in the August 2014 issue of...

Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration with e-cigarette legislation

John Haste of the Electronic Cigarette Trade Association, a national organization representing retailers and manufacturers of liquid e-cigarettes, called Health Minister Leo Glavine's crackdown a 'knee-jerk' reaction based on incomplete science. - Concerns over potential...

Earliest ever: Hillgrove maple syrup producer looks back over 60 springs

HILLGROVE – Boiling sap is a tradition in Larry Goodwin’s family. He taps about 75 trees in Hillgrove, up on the ridge above Digby, enough to make a little syrup for his family and good...
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The Dome has a new dress code, and it’s causing controversy

The popular Halifax nightlife spot, The Dome has a new dress code and it has several local clients a bit annoyed. “They’ve always targeted hip-hop apparel. It’s a racist tactic to keep black men out...

Halifax youth group competeting to win 3D printer

HALIFAX - A group of Halifax-area youth is hoping to win a 3D printer to make their technology dreams come to life. Cat Adalay of St. Margarets Bay began The Creator Program this May in...

NB lab, Daybreak centre getting back on feet after fire

SACKVILLE, N.B. – As the ashes settle from a devastating fire that destroyed a commercial building on Queens Road last month, the tenants are picking up the pieces and working to restore their operations...
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