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Defence closes case in British sailor's gang rape trial Darren Smalley did not testify in his own defence, and his lawyer ended Tuesday by arguing over the admissibility of some of the evidence presented in his trial in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Halifax.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lawsuit filed in fatal Dartmouth apartment fire The Halifax Regional Municipality and the Halifax Regional Water Commission have been named in a lawsuit filed on behalf of dozens of former residents who lived in a Dartmouth apartment building that caught fire last spring.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What employees should know about marijuana and the workplace Some employers have instituted strict policies on the use of recreational cannabis use by employees. But on the eve of legalization, a Halifax labour lawyer has some advice about working in places where the rules may not yet be so clear.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
High winds knock out power to thousands across province Windy weather has knocked out electricity to thousands of Nova Scotia Power customers this morning from Yarmouth to Cape Breton.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The man behind a huge small-town bank heist wants out of prison A 68-year-old Nova Scotia man still behind bars for one of the largest bank-branch heists in Canadian history wants a judge to pave the way for his early release from prison so he says he can care for his ailing mother.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Buying cannabis in Nova Scotia What you need to know Recreational cannabis becomes legal tomorrow. What does that mean for users, authorities and you?
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Playing and promoting blind hockey a goal for Halifax's Serbu Kelly Serbu was a promising junior A hockey player in Halifax when he began to lose his vision at the age of 19. Now 47, he is the captain of Canada's blind team and a tireless promoter for his sport.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Halifax longshoremen criticize Brison on lack of port funding Halifax longshoremen are criticizing Nova Scotia's federal cabinet minister claiming he has failed to support efforts to modernize the Port of Halifax.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Complainant said she was going to 'sleep with' sailor, defence witness says A British petty officer testified he overheard a woman who alleges she was gang raped tell her friend that she was going to "sleep with" a sailor on the night in question. Paul Hoskins said he was inside the barracks at 12 Wing Shearwater in April 2015.
CBC.ca | 22 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fishermen support Donkin plan to truck coal after company says rail too pricey Coal extracted from the Donkin mine in Cape Breton will not be transported by rail despite calls from fishermen to find an alternative to barging product offshore, the company said Monday.
CBC.ca | Oct 15, 2018 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend