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"It's a great opportunity for young teachers who are not employed or for part-time teachers who want full-time, so the boards are going to try to make that happen."

Education Minister Karen Casey said her department would act to implement the 40 recommendations, including the big ticket items: the caps and the hiring of the new teachers.
Its a great opportunity for young teachers who are not employed or

N.S. classrooms need expanded class caps and 139 new teachers: minister

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The East Coast Music Awards, hosted by comedian James Mullinger, were held in Saint John Thursday evening.
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In Pictures: Saint John hosts the ECMAs

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Police say they are treating the woman's death as suspicious.

Kelland Sundahl will have an update on this story on the CTV News at Noon.
Police say they are treating the woman's death as suspicious

Police investigating after woman's body found inside Dartmouth home

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"It's a surprise to all of us. We didn't know where it was going to go."

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage said the city was not involved in developing the site for the new outpatient hospital in Bayers Lake, a retail park with big-box outlet stores and restaurants.
"It's a surprise to all of us We didn't know where it was going to go"

Halifax mayor 'surprised' new outpatient health centre will be in Bayers Lake

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04/27/2017 at 22:57. Facebook
A Nova Scotia woman is adding her voice to the chorus of concerns about hospital overcrowding in the Maritimes.

Patti Fraser-Fillion says her 71-year-old mother died in an emergency overflow room at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Patricia Fraser wasn't well when she was admitted to hospital in March; needing specialized care, but there wasn't a bed available, so she was put in a makeshift...
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N.S. woman says mother died in overcrowded hospital

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04/27/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
Blood-stained cash was found in medical student William Sandeson's apartment, and a pistol found nearby had blood at the end of its muzzle, his murder trial heard Thursday.

Halifax police Sgt. Sandy Johnston said she found stains that appeared to be blood splatter on the floors and walls of the kitchen and bathroom, and a 9mm pistol in a safe, as well as bullets and an extra clip.

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Bloodstained cash was found in medical student William Sandesons apartment and a

Bloody cash found in medical student's apartment, officer tells murder trial

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The Nova Scotia provincial government has announced millions of dollars in new spending that will be dedicated to provincial healthcare, seniors and early childhood development, despite a rash of spending over the past three weeks.
The Nova Scotia provincial government has announced millions of dollars in new

N.S. government commits millions in new spending on childhood development, healthcare

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04/27/2017 at 22:47. Facebook
It's been more than a week since Nicholas Bonnell and Sarah MacKinnon came across a vehicle in a wooded area off Cossitt Heights Drive in Sydney on fire while out for a ride on their ATV.

"It was just billowing black smoke and we stopped there because we didn't know if the car was going to actually explode, but then again, we had to check if there was anyone in it," says Bonnell.

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Search for missing Cape Breton woman ramping up

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A welcome sight today for residents on both sides of a road washout on New Brunswick's Route 114. After weeks of having to take a detour, construction of a temporary bridge has started.

"It's good to see it in, hopefully it will be in by the long weekend in May," says Bliss Nelson.
A welcome sight today for residents on both sides of a road

Temporary bridge takes shape on N.B. Route 114 after washout

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An RV dealership in Moncton sustained thousands of dollars in damage after a fire late Wednesday night.

"You could see the flames coming through the roof from up around the Moncton Coliseum. It was pretty overwhelming," says Steve Barr, general manager of the Moncton RV Center.
An RV dealership in Moncton sustained thousands of dollars in damage after

Fire damages Moncton RV dealership

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The surplus in the $10.5-billion budget introduced Thursday means back-to-back black ink for the government despite finishing fiscal 2016-17 with a $129-million spending spree.

The key feature in the 2017-18 document is a pledge to reduce taxes for 500,000 low and middle-income earners -- about half the province's population -- by increasing the basic personal exemption by up to $3,000 for...
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The surplus in the 105billion budget introduced Thursday means backtoback black ink

N.S. Liberals bring in broad middle class tax cut in pre-election budget

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"Maudie" is the region's No. 2 film, with a higher per-screen average last weekend than the top-grossing The Fate of the Furious, according to Mongrel Media, the film's distributor.

People have lined up around the block at some theatres, and at least one Halifax junior high school plans a field trip Thursday to see it.
Maudie is the regions No 2 film with a higher perscreen average

Indie flick 'Maudie' becomes Atlantic Canada's hottest movie

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Born in 1915, Minerva Boran has seen and done a lot of things in her lifetime, including becoming an Internet sensation thanks to her dance moves. But she does have one regret – never seeing the King of Rock and Roll perform live.

That changed Wednesday, when the King himself stopped by the White Birches Retirement Residence to cut a rug with Boran and wish her a happy 102nd birthday.
Born in 1915 Minerva Boran has seen and done a lot of

Nova Scotia's dancing queen celebrates 102nd birthday with Elvis

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04/27/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
"They can send a doctor anytime they want, but if they don't send one before election day, I wouldn't want to be a Liberal on election day."

A Nova Scotia senior who spoke out last week over his frustration with trying to find a family doctor for his ailing wife says she still doesn’t have one.
They can send a doctor anytime they want but if they dont

N.S. senior still desperate for doctor, despite meeting with health minister

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“I’m just beyond overjoyed, elated. I don't want a family suffering like we continue to suffer daily. We lost our 17-year-old daughter on a beautiful August afternoon."

Karen Lundrigan's daughter Breanna was killed on Highway 104 in August 2013.
Im just beyond overjoyed elated I dont want a family suffering like

N.S. woman who lost daughter in crash 'overjoyed' at highway twinning announcement

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04/26/2017 at 22:46. Facebook
The Nova Scotia government's decision Wednesday to commit $390 million over seven years to improve highways was welcomed with relief by the chief of a small rural fire department in the province's northeast.

Joe MacDonald, chief of the Barneys River Volunteer Fire Department, said the announcement by Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan would not only save lives, it would also help relieve...
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The Nova Scotia governments decision Wednesday to commit 390 million over seven

N.S. spending $390 million to twin key highways - without road tolls

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A search for a missing woman is underway in Sydney after her burned vehicle was found in a wooded area off Cossitt Heights Drive.

Cape Breton Regional Police say 59-year-old Debbie Ann Hutchinson was last seen on April 14. She was reported missing Monday by her family, who told police they haven’t been able to contact her.

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A search for a missing woman is underway in Sydney after her

Search underway for missing Sydney woman after police find burned vehicle

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A Nova Scotia senior who spoke out last week over his frustration with trying to find a family doctor for his ailing wife, says she still doesn’t have one.

Reg Andrews, 71, showed up an hour-and-a-half early for his face-to-face meeting with N.S. Health Minister Leo Glavine Wednesday morning.

"Because I’m going to do everything I can to get my wife a doctor," explains Andrews.
A Nova Scotia senior who spoke out last week over his frustration

N.S. senior still desperate for doctor, despite meeting with health minister

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Premier Brian Gallant has announced that starting next year, New Brunswick will observe Family Day on the third Monday of February.

He says the province joins eight other jurisdictions across Canada that observe the holiday.
Premier Brian Gallant has announced that starting next year New Brunswick will

N.B. government adding Family Day holiday starting in 2018

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04/26/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
"I am completely convinced this is the right thing to do. If we're going to really live truth and reconciliation, we need to deal with issues like this."

After a lengthy debate, Halifax councillors voted 15-1 for a staff report to create an expert panel to weigh in on commemorations of the city's controversial founder, Edward Cornwallis.
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Halifax council votes to put Cornwallis name on city property under microscope

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