Nova Scotia

The RCMP Parodied 'Hotline Bling' And Good God There's A Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Living

This is real. You are not imagining it.

Small Town Hospitality Soothes Rough Start For Syrian Family

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Impact

"Without this help ... I probably would have made the decision to go back to Jordan."

4 Men Charged With Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Nova Scotia Girl

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada

All four are scheduled to return to court May 4.

Sobeys Fights Ruling That Worker Racially Profiled Customer

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Business

The grocery chain wants another chance in court.

Ontario's Government Should Not Be For Sale

Mike Schreiner | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Politics
Mike Schreiner

But it certainly appears that Premier Wynne has put out a big for sale sign by hosting high-priced private dinners for deep-pocketed insiders. Sadly, the premier has defended the indefensible by saying that corporate fundraising is part of the political process. She has attempted to justify her high-priced private dinners by claiming that everyday citizens have the same access as those ponying up $6,000 a plate. If this true, then for that price people must be getting some extra fine food. The premier and the political establishment dismiss critics of corporate fundraising by hiding behind the rules. Well, I say the rules stink.

Police Warn Public About Release Of 'Black Widow'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada

She completed her sentence for spiking her newlywed husband's coffee with tranquilizers.

Families Of Dead Inmates Grieve As Their Questions Go Unanswered

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada

"Until you launch the lawsuit, according to the government you don't have rights to any of the information."

Rapist's Weekends-Only Sentence Is 'Disheartening': Women's Advocate

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada

A Halifax man told his victim she looked “like someone who just got raped.”

Creepy Fish Found Near Newfoundland Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada

One UK tabloid described its eyes as "evil."

This 'Human Library' Put A Face To The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Aya Al-Hakim | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Aya Al-Hakim

The Palestinians and Jews of the community posed as a "human library" on Palestine. Each had a desk and a sign specifying if they were Palestinian Canadian, Palestinian Israeli, Jewish Israeli or Canadian Jew. Each had a story to tell on how the conflict affected them personally.

Nova Scotia, This Is Where Your Tax Dollars Are Going

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Business

The "Trailer Park Boys" got their wish, and it was granted by the government of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia's Trying To 'Monetize' On Its Trump Moment

CP | Rob Roberts, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Business

"It's been a wonderful gift that keeps on giving."

Nova Scotia Is Spending $25 Million To Fix A Boat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada

"This was terribly managed out of the gate.''

After 80 Years, This Nova Scotia Couple Is Still 'Sticking Together'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada Living

The couple got married in 1935.

Black People 'Don't Feel At Home' In N.S. Justice System: Lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2016 | Canada

A Halifax lawyer is questioning the racial fairness of Nova Scotia's legal system.

Owner Blames 'New Generation' Of Workers For Restaurant Closure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Business

She said young workers expect to be "paid dearly" and have shifts scheduled around their cellphone use.

2015 Marked A Turning Point For Canadian Nature Conservation

Dan Kraus | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Impact
Dan Kraus

After years of steady, but slow, steps in nature conservation, our collective stride seems to have lengthened in 2015. We still need to act on commitments to create more terrestrial and marine protected areas. We still have Canadian species that are at risk of disappearing. We still have parks and protected areas that need to be buffered and better connected.

Nurses Say Nova Scotia's Long-Term Care System Is In 'Crisis'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada

Their report says the system is antiquated and plagued by a host of serious issues.

Major Maritimes Snowstorm Shuts Down Power, Schools, Highway

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada

More than 5,000 people lost power in Nova Scotia.

The Most Canadian Idea Ever: Uber For Snow Plows

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2015 | Canada Business

Last year's brutal winter gave one man a bright idea.

B.C.'s Economy Doesn't Stack Up To The Rest Of Canada

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Business
Dermod Travis

Take a gander at the government's economic report cards and one thing becomes readily apparent: an almost virtual absence of inter-provincial comparisons. There's a good reason for that. Compared to Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, B.C. doesn't always stack up so well.

Nova Scotia MLA Removed From Caucus, Confirms Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Politics

Thursday night's announcement came after Younger didn't show up to testify at a trial for a woman who was accused of assaulting him.

Living With Unexplained Chronic Pain Is A Nightmare

Angela Hartlin | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Living
Angela Hartlin

At some point, every person in my life has made a suggestion that mirrors some of the professional opinions I've heard over the years: that the pain receptors in my body could be alarming off to "false threats." This made me fight a new battle: one where I began doubting myself.

10 Ways to Make Marketing Go Viral

Mary Charleson | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Business
Mary Charleson

This week, Tim Hortons uploaded a series of commercials to YouTube featuring Nova Scotia hometown boys Sidney Crosby and Nate MacKinnon serving up coffee. It elicited numerous tweets, Instagram posts and Facebook statuses at the time, and even garnered TV coverage. This campaign subscribes to many of the 10 top reasons things go viral, methods you too can use to spread your business' message.

This Woman Wants to Shake Up the Male-Dominated Trades Industry

Kristen Marano | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Business
Kristen Marano

At an increasingly vocal time to achieve gender equality in business, Mandy Rennehan is an inspiring leader to follow. Rennehan, 39, is the founder and CEO of Freshco, the first full-service, on-call retail maintenance provider in Canada and the Eastern United States, servicing clients like Apple, Nike and Restoration Hardware. Rennehan recently ranked 25 of 100 Canadian top female entrepreneurs.