Saturday, October 23, 2021

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

October 22, 2021 1:46 pm HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage...

New Brunswick surpasses 100 deaths linked to COVID-19 since beginning of pandemic

October 21, 2021 3:51 pm FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said it was a tough day for the province with news of two more deaths Thursday, bringing the...

Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

October 21, 2021 12:21 pm HALIFAX — A groundbreaking study has confirmed Vikings settled in Newfoundland in AD 1021, marking with scientific certainty the date when Europeans first arrived in...

N.S. student tenants: Saga of mouse-infested rooms shows need for tougher tenancy law

October 21, 2021 6:06 am HALIFAX — Two Nova Scotia students who spent eight months fighting to be repaid rent after they departed their mouse-infested apartment say their case emphasizes...

Letter shows minister wanted commanding officer of New Brunswick RCMP replaced

October 20, 2021 1:46 pm FREDERICTON — The commanding officer of the RCMP in New Brunswick will be replaced at the end of the month, and now a letter has...

Newfoundland and Labrador to drop the word ‘savages’ from provincial coat of arms

October 20, 2021 11:51 am ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government is moving ahead with plans to drop the word "savages" from the official description of the...

Newfoundland and Labrador government orders review of Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

October 19, 2021 2:21 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government has launched an independent review of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary after a growing number of sexual...

Nova Scotia reports 12 new cases of COVID-19, small outbreak at hospital

October 19, 2021 1:21 pm HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is continuing to handle the fourth wave of COVID-19 well, officials say, despite the recent closure of some schools in the...

Newfoundland and Labrador says soft drink tax coming in 2022 will be Canada’s first

October 19, 2021 1:01 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — In an effort to boost health outcomes in an ailing province, the Newfoundland and Labrador government unveiled details Tuesday of what...

Citizen’s complaint filed over Halifax police’s use of force during protest

October 18, 2021 3:41 pm HALIFAX — A private citizen has launched a formal complaint on the police tactics used as they clashed with protesters during the destruction of a...

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Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...