Halifax MP announces $15M project to clean up water in Harrietsfield

For more than 30 years, residents of Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia have been struggling to get clean drinking water, but things are about to change this year. Halifax MP Andy Fillmore announced a $15 million project on Thursday, aimed at cleaning…

MSVU valedictorian makes graduation ceremony permanently accessible

One of the three valedictorians at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax succeeded in her dream of creating a more accessible graduation ceremony last week. Casey Perrin has been a vocal advocate for making her campus more accessible during her…

Pay stations, not parking meters coming soon to Halifax streets

The Halifax Regional Municipality has decided to change the way they do parking, by removing some 1,400 parking meters and replacing them with around 240 pay stations. Swedish-based Cale Systems won the request for proposal process with a bid of…

Fans to fill Halifax stadiums, bars on what mayor calls ‘glorious’ sports day

Halifax sports fans were gearing up Wednesday for what Mayor Mike Savage called a “glorious” sports day that might require a little tenderness from employers the morning after. Savage’s comments were in an open letter released on Twitter this week,…

RCMP investigating after horse-drawn buggy crashes into glass window in Lunenburg, N.S.

Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating after a collision involving a horse-drawn buggy and a business window in Lunenburg. Police say that at 12:50 p.m., officers responded to a collision on Montague Street that involved a horse-and-buggy tour. READ MORE: 1…

Nova Scotia’s harsh winter coast stars in horror film screened at Cannes

Nova Scotia’s unforgiving coast has a starring role – alongside Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson – in a new fantasy-horror film that screened to strong reviews at the Cannes Film Festival in France this weekend. “The Lighthouse,” the follow-up to…

Image shows feet of 3 surviving hikers involved in Virginia trail attack

A photo showing the feet of three hikers who survived a deadly attack on a Virginia hiking trail — including a woman from Nova Scotia — has been circulating online. The photo, posted on Facebook by the group The Hiker…