Frances Willick


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CBC Investigates

How smart is the use of a smart baby monitor?

Smart baby monitors might give peace of mind to caregivers, but questions remain about their accuracy and safety.
CBC Investigates

Infant safe sleep advice in N.S., N.B. parenting books not explicit on bed-sharing risks

Some experts and parents say the Loving Care books provided to parents in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick give confusing advice on safe sleep for babies.

2 stalled LNG projects in Nova Scotia may be on the brink of revival

The federal government is in talks with Pieridae Energy about reviving the Goldboro LNG proposal in Goldboro, N.S., and a Texas company has acquired the Bear Head LNG project in Point Tupper, N.S.

N.S. scraps non-resident property tax; deed transfer tax to remain

Premier Tim Houston walked back a plan to introduce a new tax for non-resident property taxes, though a planned deed transfer tax for non-residents will remain.

More autism supports needed for older kids, adults, advocates say

Some people with autism and parents of kids with autism are frustrated that a recent Nova Scotia government funding boost for autism services is directed only to preschoolers.

New study on well-being of N.S. children finds too many being left behind

A new study on the well-being and rights of children in Nova Scotia found that poverty, systemic racism and discrimination are the most urgent threats kids face.

Hankey accuser files lawsuit against universities, Anglican Church, estate

Glenn Johnson says former professor and priest Wayne John Hankey assaulted him when he was 14.

Masks to remain in N.S. schools until at least May 20

Masks will continue to be required in Nova Scotia schools until at least the Victoria Day weekend, the province announced Wednesday morning

N.S. egg artist raffles off intricate creations as fundraiser for Ukraine

A Scotsburn, N.S., pysanky artist says she was "compelled to do something" to help humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

Nova Scotians question government decision to limit public COVID-19 data

The province has shifted to weekly COVID-19 reports, but some Nova Scotians say they don't contain enough information to assess risks.