SaltWire's Ask a Journalist: You have questions, let's find some ...
What you need to know about COVID-19: May 25
The latest on Nova Scotia's mass shooting
Visit SaltWire.com for more of the stories you want.
The latest weather columns and browse beautiful photos from Cindy Day
SaltWire's cartoonists bring heart and humour to the news.
NOW Atlantic: Smart thinking for a changing world
Pictou’s Ship Hector lift will be livestreamed
Labrador man remembered as happy, full of life
New Glasgow's Riverfront Jubilee cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 reopening may bring more blockades of roads and highways that are gateways to fearful First Nations communities
Local resident doctors fundraising for tablets in hospital to connect patients with loved ones
Man killed in HRM workplace incident remembered for passion for driving big rigs
Anyone who knew Greg Bell knew his passion for driving big rigs was second to none. “You’d think Greg was born behind the wheel,” Bell’s mother, Roxy Bell, said in an interview Saturday morning. Bell started ...
Human rights commission rules in favour of Newfoundland woman fired for being too short
A former Gander resident has won a human rights case against a former employer. Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission adjudicator Gladys H. Dunne found Doreen Samson had been discriminated against for her height when she was fired from ...
Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19 Saturday
One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Nova Scotia on Saturday. The new case occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax, which has 12 residents and four staff with active cases. Northwood is one of two long-term care ...
Porters Lake evacuation order lifted
Fresh off a helicopter tour of the Porters Lake wildfire, assistant chief Nadya-Lyse Pare was hopeful on Sunday afternoon that they’d be letting people return to their homes that evening. “Fingers crossed,” she said. Turns out ...
27-hectare forest fire in Chester Grant '100 per cent contained'
A forest fire that spanned more than 20 hectares in Chester Grant is now 100 per cent contained, the Department of Lands and Forestry announced almost 24 hours after it started. The fire off Highway 12 in Chester Grant ...
Pandas in quarantine, with flight to China imminent
Although they don’t have airline tickets yet, the giant pandas at the Calgary Zoo are in quarantine and preparing for their trip back home to China. Er Shun and Da Mao have been in Calgary since March of 2018 and were expected to remain through ...
Calgary Zoo to reopen Saturday with crowd control in mind
The Calgary Zoo reopens this weekend for the first time since the global outbreak of COVID-19 forced the facility to shut down more than two months ago. While it was open to members only on Friday, Saturday is officially the kick-off for the ...
From Whitney Pier to Harvard: former Supreme Court justice dies
Nova Scotia’s legal community has suffered a loss in the passing of a highly respected former Supreme Court justice and conflict of interest commissioner. D. Merlin Nunn, who was born and raised in Whitney Pier, was 89. “Justice ...
Sajjan says air force members eager to resume duties following tragic crashes
The loss of seven members of the Canadian Armed Forces in the span of just a few weeks is virtually unprecedented in peacetime. But that’s exactly what has left the Canadian military — by all accounts, a tight-knit organization — ...
Canadian military personnel to get hazard pay for COVID-19 work but details still to be ironed out
The Canadian military is looking at hazard pay for personnel working in long-term care homes during the novel coronavirus pandemic but still doesn’t know when that might happen. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed May 15 that the Canadian ...