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An ocean menace: study finds ghost gear capturing species at risk and lobster

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July 30, 2021 3:06 pm HALIFAX — Lost and discarded fishing gear dumped off the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia — site of Canada's most lucrative lobster fishery — is...

New Brunswick to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions, but experts warn of relapse

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July 29, 2021 3:56 pm HALIFAX — As New Brunswick prepares to drop all of its COVID-19 restrictions on Friday night, some infectious disease experts are warning the province should...

New Brunswick can’t sue auditor, top court rules

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July 29, 2021 1:26 pm OTTAWA — New Brunswick cannot sue accounting firm Grant Thornton over an allegedly flawed audit which led the province to backstop hefty loans to a...

N.S. politicians critiqued for vague response to threat of rising seas

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July 29, 2021 12:31 pm HALIFAX — As Nova Scotia's provincial election campaign has unfolded amid deadly heat waves in Western Canada and catastrophic flooding in Europe, the topic of...

Parties keep focus on health, long-term care in Nova Scotia election campaign

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July 29, 2021 11:46 am HALIFAX — Health care remained the most pressing issue on Nova Scotia's campaign trail Thursday, with two of the three major parties highlighting promised improvements...

Election debate: N.S. Liberal leader on the defensive over health care and sexism

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July 28, 2021 7:21 pm HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Iain Rankin defended his party's record on health care and sexism Wednesday during the first leaders debate of a...

N.S. Liberal leader faces barrage of attacks on health care early on during debate

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July 28, 2021 5:11 pm HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Iain Rankin was forced to defend his party's record on health care Wednesday evening during the first leaders debate...

Ottawa hands N.L. $5.2 billion for troubled Muskrat Falls hydro project

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July 28, 2021 12:21 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday a $5.2-billion deal to help Newfoundland and Labrador cover the costs of its troubled Muskrat...

P.E.I. becomes latest province to sign on to Liberals’ national child-care program

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July 27, 2021 5:06 pm CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island has become the third province to sign on to the federal government's national child-care program, allowing it to receive about...

Trudeau says Ottawa withholding health-care transfers to N.B. over abortion access

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July 27, 2021 4:51 pm MONCTON, N.B. — New Brunswick is failing to live up to its obligations under the Canada Health Act because it continues to make it difficult...

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Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

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Diplomats: ASEAN waiting on Myanmar approval of envoy

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