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  • Travellers at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

    Flights resume, but delays expected at Halifax airport

    Meghan Groff 0

    Halifax Stanfield International Airport says they have now opened a secondary airfield. Air Canada flight 624 from Toronto to Halifax slid off the runway after 12:30 a.m., sending at least 23 people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Now that the secondary airfield is open, flights can once again arrive and depart. The airport’s twitter

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  • Remembering Jay Smith gets underway at 7 p.m. Saturday at Olympic Hall.

    Jay Smith benefit concert will be a celebration of life

    Zane Woodford 0

    A concert Saturday night in Halifax will be a celebration of Jay Smith — a local musician who took his own life in 2013. Adam Baldwin played alongside Jay Smith for years in Matt Mays’ band. He says the warning signs were clear before smith took his life, but no one recognized them among coping

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  • Former Dartmouth North MLA Trevor Zinck.

    Zinck was belligerent when pulled over, cop testifies

    The Canadian Press 1

    HALIFAX – A Halifax police officer testified today that former provincial politician Trevor Zinck was belligerent and resistant when he was pulled over for a breathalyzer test. Const. Dan Kavanaugh told provincial court he stopped Zinck’s vehicle in a Dartmouth parking lot on Oct. 2, 2013, after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver.

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  • Parking meters stick up through a snow bank on Barrington Street.

    Parking ban lifted for the night

    Adam Burns and Zane Woodford 0

    The municipality has lifted enforcement of the winter parking ban for the night. In a release, city spokesperson Jennifer Stairs says crews have made “significant progress” clearing streets over the past 10 days, and all priority roads have been addressed. She says work continues on residential streets, curb cuts and intersections, and asks people not

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  • NS Sex assault victims allowed to sue retroactively

    The Canadian Press 2

    HALIFAX – Victims of sexual assault in Nova Scotia are now able to launch civil lawsuits against their abusers regardless of when the offence took place. Justice Minister Lena Metlege Diab introduced amendments today to the Limitation of Actions Act that would allow for retroactive lawsuits. The amendments were quickly passed. People who said they

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  • Halifax Rainmen find a venue for Game 5

    Meghan Groff 0

    The Halifax Rainmen have found a home court to play Game 5 of the Atlantic Division Championship series. The 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship have taken over the Scotiabank Centre, and the Mooseheads moved to the Halifax Forum, which left the team without a venue for their home games. This morning, they announced they’ll

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  • Price of gas up in Nova Scotia

    Dan Ahlstrand 1

    There’s a small increase in the price of gasoline this morning. The provincial regulator used its weekly adjustment to raise the price of regular self-service by 1.4 cents per litre to a new minimum price of 106.5. The downward trend in diesel prices continued overnight as the price for fuel fell by 2.5 cents, which

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  • Mooseheads coach doesn’t expect team to be underdogs

    Jenn MacNeil 0

    The Halifax Mooseheads and Shawinigan Cataractes will hit the ice tonight for game one of their best-of-seven first round playoff series. Head coach Dominique Ducharme told News 95.7, the team has faced a lot of adversity this season. “There were a lot of injuries, and guys in NHL camps,” said Ducharme. As a result, younger

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  • Actors, from left to right, Robb Wells (as Ricky), Mike Smith (as Bubbles), and John Paul Tremblay (as Julian) arrive on the red carpet for the Canadian premiere of "Trailer Park Boys Countdown to Liquor Day" in Toronto on Monday, September 21, 2009.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

    Trailer Park Boys 9th season now available

    Meghan Groff 1

    Fans of Ricky, Julian and Bubbles have their weekend planned. Season 9 of the Trailer Park Boys hits Netflix today. John Dunsworth, who plays Mr. Lahey in the show told News 957, he expects the show still has a long way to go. “A lot of young kids get in touch with me, 12-to-16 year

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  • Rainmen fans await Game 5 details

    Meghan Groff 1

    Fans of the Halifax Rainmen are waiting for a chance to see the team punch their ticket to the NBL Canada Finals. The Rainmen lead the Atlantic Division Finals three games to one against the Island Storm. Game 5 will be played on the home court, we just don’t know what court in Halifax that

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