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Muslim woman makes peace with police officer who made Islamophobic comments
Rana Zaman, who is from Dartmouth, N.S., complained to Halifax Regional Police after seeing an officer's comments on a change.org petition aimed at stopping a Calgary swimming pool from hosting a nude swim this winter.
Dartmouth firm begins production of anti-laser eyewear for pilots
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is investing $3 million in the eyewear, which will also be installed into windscreens on commercial planes for companies including Airbus.
Scottish politician takes up cause of N.S. woman who wants to teach Gaelic in Scotland
A prominent member of the Scottish parliament is taking up the cause of a young Nova Scotia woman and the Scottish island school that wants her to be its Gaelic teacher.
Star Wars fan builds rideable, 2-metre-tall TIE fighter from scrap
A Nova Scotia man has hand-built the dream ride of Star Wars fans: A remote-controlled, rideable TIE fighter replica. Allan Carver of Queensland, N.S. welded together steel, foam and scrap wheelchair motors to create a two-metre tall replica of the Imperial Fleet's go-to fighter.