The arrest of a woman in Newfoundland for refusing to stay inside after she arrived from outside the province is raising questions about the extent to which law enforcement agencies can limit basic freedoms to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Canada has rolled out new measures to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, but federal officials insisted on Thursday, February 28, 2020, the rules won't lead to more of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Bay of Fundy being closed to fishing.
A decision by Nova Scotia's premier to keep a pledge he made to a First Nations community five years ago will result in the closure of an aging pulp mill and the loss of thousands of forestry jobs across the province.
A former police chief in Nova Scotia who was described in court as a "father figure" to a 17-year-old girl with mental health issues was convicted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 of sexually exploiting the teen.
The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a glow-in-the-dark coin that captures the eerie scene more than 50 years ago when awestruck witnesses reporting seeing what was officially documented as a UFO crash off southwestern Nova Scotia.
An Indigenous band in eastern Quebec is challenging the limits of its commercial fishing licence, saying the federal government should allow its members to sell lobster caught during its fall fishery in the Bay of Chaleur.