‘One of the least Canadian things I’ve seen’: anti-immigration billboard sparks anger in Halifax

A new billboard that endorses the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) and calls on voters to “say NO to mass immigration” has many wondering how the ad was approved in the first place. The billboard along the Bedford Highway, featuring…

Man from Falmouth, N.S., arrested on child pornography charges

The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit arrested a Falmouth, N.S., man for child pornography offences on Thursday. The RCMP’s ICE Unit searched a home in Falmouth after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation and Crime Centre (NCCEC)…

Spate of animal cruelty charges laid across Nova Scotia  

Seven people from across Nova Scotia are facing charges in connection with animal cruelty-related accusations that saw dogs seized and euthanized, according to the Nova Scotia SPCA. In four different press releases Thursday, the SPCA said Jessica Riley, 20, Brett…

‘This is a crisis’: Stench envelops Cape Breton town known for golf resorts

Known for its two world-class golf resorts, a former coal mining town in Cape Breton is quickly gaining a reputation for something other than spectacular seaside fairways. In recent weeks, Inverness, N.S., has become one of the most foul-smelling communities…

CSS Acadia to reopen as restoration efforts start to bring 106-year-old vessel back to life

A 106-year-old vessel moored in the Halifax Harbour is ready to receive visitors once again, the Nova Scotia government announced on Wednesday. The Canadian Scientific Ship Acadia or CSS Acadia will open to the public on Thursday and Friday from…

‘Things have really deteriorated’: Visitors say Clam Harbour facilities in need of repair

Clam Harbour Beach Provincial Park is a popular spot for surfers, swimmers and those just looking to relax or play in the sand. It’s also well known for its annual Clam Harbour Sand Castle Competition. While many people flock to…