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Nova Scotia

Council paves way for sale of Lunenburg land that could see 256 new homes

After months of discussion and consultation, Lunenburg has started the process that could see a large piece of public land sold…

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Lifestyle

Ottawa City Council: Council declares Ottawa the ‘Shawarma Capital of Canada’

The national capital is now known as the ‘Shawarma Capital of Canada.’ Council unanimously approved a motion from Coun. Laura…

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Nova Scotia

CBRM council delays decision on new central library while board seeks alternate sites

Cape Breton Regional Municipality is still months away from making a decision on a new central library, an idea that…

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Canada

Portage and Main reopening clears another hurdle at Winnipeg city council

Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham’s plan to reopen Portage and Main to pedestrians cleared another hurdle on Tuesday, despite concerns raised…

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Nova Scotia

CBRM council approves rare budget with tax cuts and increased spending

Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s budget for the coming year gives residents a tax break, while boosting spending on infrastructure and…

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Nova Scotia

Following encampment closures, Halifax council debates future support for homeless people

In the wake of ongoing efforts to clear out three of Halifax’s largest encampments, city officials are debating how to best…

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Nova Scotia

Halifax council lays out plan to move away from police-led wellness checks

Halifax council is considering fast-tracking plans to have civilians — rather than police  — respond to citizens who are in crisis,…

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Canada

Teslin Tlingit Council in Yukon establishing its own laws and justice system

The Teslin Tlingit Council is moving toward establishing its own court and corrections system. The First Nation in the Yukon is…

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Halifax

Skye Halifax’s 21-storey, two-tower development approved by Halifax council

HALIFAX, N.S. — Council approved a developer’s appeal for a double-tower development in downtown Halifax. Upland Planning and Design and…

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Business

Marine Stewardship Council pauses new standards for seafood sustainability

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), whose blue check mark is a global symbol of seafood sustainability, has been forced to…

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