Frances Willick


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Meningitis B vaccine now available for free to N.S. students moving into a dorm

Appointment bookings for the vaccine will open on Monday, with the first appointments available on June 5 at select pharmacies.

Changes in COVID-19 protocols for long-term care get mixed reviews

Some say the removal of mask mandates in nursing homes is a "welcome reprieve" from the past three years, but others worry about the impact on elderly residents.

Halifax-area schools set to hire replacement workers during strike

As the school support worker strike enters its second week, the Halifax Regional Centre for Education is attempting to hire replacement workers and is inviting some parents to attend school with their children.

New wind farm would bring 12 more turbines to Ellershouse area

If approved, a new wind farm could bring a dozen more turbines to an area of Hants County.

'My heart is so much hurting': Kenyan father facing deportation pleads to stay

A Kenyan man facing deportation in Halifax says he fears the impact it will have on his Canadian family and the risk he will be persecuted in his home country.

5 more old gold mines to be studied for cleanup

The province wants to hire consultants to study five more historical gold mines, with an eye to eventually cleaning up contamination.

Halifax-area school support staff reject tentative agreement

School support workers in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education rejected a tentative agreement with their employer in a vote over the weekend.

Environment minister approves 2 more wind farms

Nova Scotia's environment minister has approved a wind farm proposal near Wedgeport, N.S., and another near Wentworth.

2nd lawsuit filed against King's, Dal, Anglican diocese in Wayne Hankey case

A new civil lawsuit has been filed against the estate of former University of King's College and Dalhousie University professor Wayne Hankey alleging sexual assault in 1982.

Nova Scotia's virtual health-care service can't keep up with demand

Despite expanding the VirtualCareNS service, 100 to 150 would-be patients try and fail to access the system each day due to its limited capacity.