Frances Willick


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Man accused of cyberbullying missing boy's parents says online group got out of control

A man accused of cyberbullying the parents of a missing Nova Scotia boy on social media said Tuesday a Facebook group devoted to the child's case started with good intentions but spiralled out of control.

Container inspection facility planned for Halifax's Fairview Cove terminal

The Halifax Port Authority says no negative environmental effects are expected from a project at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal. The plan includes constructing a building to be used by CBSA for examining shipping containers.

New land created near Africville Park likely destined for community use

Project partners are keeping mum on the details, but say more information is expected to be released in the coming months.

Anaconda doubles gold estimate at proposed mine near Goldboro

Anaconda believes the Goldboro site is the second-largest undeveloped gold deposit in Atlantic Canada.

Nova Scotia introduces new restrictions as 10 new cases reported

Nova Scotians are facing a host of new restrictions as the province deals with a spike in COVID-19 cases. Nova Scotia is reporting 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

Halifax children's book illustrator longlisted for prestigious award

Sydney Smith has been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for his book Small in the City.

Property manager charged with voyeurism after tenants find two-way mirror in bathroom

RCMP found that a mirror and wall in a Wolfville, N.S., property had been modified to allow the bathroom to be viewed from an adjacent room. A man has been charged with voyeurism.

N.S. Supreme Court Justice Heather Robertson dies at 73

Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Heather Robertson has died. Outside the courtroom, Robertson played a role in many corporations, charitable projects and sports organizations.

Vaccines intended for N.S., N.B. to be diverted to Northern Canada

The federal government is diverting portions of Moderna vaccine shipments from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to help supply Canada's North, provincial health officials said Friday.

Why did a Halifax professor disciplined for sex abuse keep teaching for decades?

Wayne John Hankey had long and celebrated academic career at the University of King's College and Dalhousie University before being charged earlier this month with sexual assault. He had been allowed to teach for decades, even after the university disciplined him in 1991 following a sexual abuse investigation.