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The province has fallen embarrassingly behind the rest of Canada.
"I think we have to learn from our mistakes and look forward and rebuild..."
More than 5,000 people lost power in Nova Scotia.
Mother Nature needs to give them a break...
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As much as 64 centimetres of snow has fallen on some regions.
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HALIFAX - A savage winter storm pounded Maritimes on Sunday, causing damage, delays and dangerous driving conditions on Sunday while people in parts of southern Ontario and Quebec were braving biting...
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Paul Cranidge lives in an urban "food desert" in the north of Halifax. Programs like Nova Scotia's loan guarantees and CEDIFs are examples of a growing trend known as "impact investing" that treats an initiative for social good as an investment opportunity.
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HALIFAX - It felt more like spring than Christmas Day in the Atlantic provinces as temperature records were shattered and heavy rain pounded the region.Environment Canada said it is not unusual to hav...
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By placing bans and moratoria on fracking, governments in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have essentially stopped pursuing socially and environmentally responsible onshore natural resource development, even though jobs and extra tax revenues are sorely needed in the region.
She would get a quality education in any of these places, to be sure. And she would learn about navigating life independent of her parents, whether she is in residence in Hamilton or Kingston or Fredericton. But would she experience a new culture in Kitchener-Waterloo? Would life be so much different in Eastern Ontario than it is here in Niagara?
It wreaks its usual havoc, fog does. Commutes are complicated; flights are delayed; things get wet. So surprisingly wet. But many of us are delighted, for with the fog, comes the foghorn. The foghorn! The low, baying sound of a Vancouver from an earlier time is back. And with it, so many of our childhood memories.
We sometimes too easily overlook Canadians in the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador -- coastal regions, like ours, on the front lines of climate change. Atlantic Canada faces risks if climate change is left unchecked, with more severe storms causing surging tides, flooding and widespread coastal erosion.
National business journalists and columnists have bought into Prime Minister Stephen Harper's demeaning view that folks in the Atlantic region are backward and have a defeatist attitude. Framed in contemptuous language, they're promoting untested economic ideas that, if adopted, would seriously damage the economy -- and the people -- of the region.
MONTREAL - Workers across Quebec and parts of the Maritimes gathered Saturday to denounce the federal government's Employment Insurance changes.Powerful Quebec union head Michel Arsenault said seasona...
Heavy snow and driving wind forced closures and created dangerous driving conditions around the Maritimes Monday, with power outages reported in some areas of the region. Environment Canada issued wi...
Two storm days back-to-back, courtesy of the Nor'easter that hit the Maritimes this past weekend, and I am more exhausted and wrung out than I was Friday afternoon. I now know why some animals eat their offspring. It would at the very least be one way to keep things quiet around the den.
Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island -- Olympic moments happen across this country on a daily basis. The participants may not be going for gold medals like the competitors at the London 2012 Summer Games, but they are striving to achieve ultimate success. Although they do it in obscurity, the spirit with which these entrepreneurs pursue their goals is similar to the dedication elite athletes have for their disciplines.
Being polite certainly is a must for those Islanders who depend on the tourism sector that helps fuel their economy. I have had run-ins with people, both from the Maritimes and not, who don't understand the value that being nice has for their business. Bottom line, no kindness, no repeat visit.
HALIFAX - Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a post-tropical storm late Sunday as it steamed toward the Canadian border still packing enough of a punch to potentially cause dangerous storm surges in co...
HALIFAX - The path of hurricane Irene remained unchanged Saturday, meaning the massive storm would likely bring heavy rain and the potential for hurricane force wind gusts when it reached eastern Cana...