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The union representing over 7,000 civil servants has filed for binding arbitration.Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union voted 97% in favour of the move after rejecting...

Post date: May 18, 2017

The Nova Scotia Scotia Teachers Union is taking the province to court.The McNeil government passed Bill 75 in February to impose a contract on teachers and put an end to the work to rule job action....

Post date: May 18, 2017

The Atlantic Synchronized Skating Championships are coming to Liverpool early next year.Skate Canada Nova Scotia announced the 2018 event will be hosted by Queens Place Emera Centre from January 26...

Post date: May 17, 2017

After working for more than 40 years including 19 in the Town of Bridgewater, Ken Smith is ready for retirement.The town's chief administrative officer says he will step away from the position on...

Post date: May 17, 2017

A provincial election is well underway with candidate signs popping up everywhere.The RCMP is advising people that it's against the law to deface or destroy campaign signs.Constable Rob James...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The federal government is promising to improve air travel for Canadians.On Tuesday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announced they plan to have a passenger bill of rights outlined in the next...

Post date: May 17, 2017

A date has been set for a hearing to see if there's enough evidence to warrant a judicial review of the decision to close two South Shore elementary schools. Parents of children from Pentz...

Post date: May 16, 2017

The Liberals want to increase the number of skilled tradespeople in the province.Premier Stephen McNeil announced an additional 700 apprenticeship positions will be created across Nova Scotia for...

Post date: May 16, 2017

There's been a furor on Facebook over parking fees at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital.Someone had posted that it was going to cost more to park at the complex.There has been paid parking there for...

Post date: May 16, 2017

What is a giant spider sculpture doing just off Highway 103 near exit 11?Almost finished pic.twitter.com/QeDCxrnZ5j— CKBW Radio (@ckbwradio) May 16, 2017The most popular theories have been that...

Post date: May 16, 2017

A small fire at Bayview Community School in Mahone Bay caused students to get sent home early today.Fire was detected shortly after 9 a.m. in a washroom that is attached to a grade primary classroom....

Post date: May 16, 2017

The wait is almost over for Bridgewater dog owners patiently waiting for the off-leash park to open on Glen Allan Drive.The park was supposed to open last year, but it was discovered that some of the...

Post date: May 15, 2017

The Green Party is making inroads in the South Shore.The party is fielding candidates in four of the five ridings in the upcoming provincial election.Harry Ward will represent the Greens in Chester-...

Post date: May 15, 2017

Anyone missing a black 2000 Toyota Corolla with gold rims?RCMP in Queens say the vehicle was abandoned on the former stretch of Highway 3 parallel to Highway 103 near Exit 18.It was left in the...

Post date: May 15, 2017

There is a buzz around the arts community about a new initiative coming to Bridgewater.'Placemaking' inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every...

Post date: May 15, 2017

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