A Halifax man will receive interim compensation from the federal and provincial governments after spending almost 17 years in prison as the result of a wrongful conviction in the murder of his former girlfriend.
In an era when the intensity of hurricanes is expected to increase across Atlantic Canada, experts say major changes are needed to utility grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted.
Canadian soldiers armed with chainsaws fanned out across the Halifax area on Monday, September 9, 2019, to help clean up the tangled mess of fallen trees and power lines left behind by post-tropical storm Dorian.
A storm with hurricane-force winds that hit the Maritimes left more than 400,000 residents without electricity, as repairs began on Sunday, September 8, 2019, to downed power lines and buildings damaged by splintered trees.
Research scientists are watching with fascination this weekend as a search for rare undersea life is being broadcast live by two remotely operated vessels run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration off the coast of Nova Scotia.