Michael Tutton

The Canadian Press

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Fundraiser to save historic, deconsecrated Nova Scotia church falling short of goal

About $116,000 of the $2.5-million goal has been donated to repair Saint Bernard Church and create a trust fund to preserve it.

Fisheries minister creates task force to clarify regulation of tidal power

The federal government is creating a task force to clarify regulations for projects attempting to harness the tidal energy of the Bay of Fundy, after a key player sought bankruptcy protection last week — and blamed Ottawa.

Woman says officer who accused her of assault kicked her during N.S. housing protest

A woman accused of assaulting police during a housing protest in Halifax has denied intentionally kicking two constables, saying she was avoiding "kicks and stomps" from landing on her.

Halifax woman leaves rental unit during water leak, locks changed

A Halifax lawyer says a recent case he handled for a woman evicted from her apartment shows the province's tenancy law needs to be strengthened to ensure hearings are recorded and perjury is punished.

Former consultant to wind industry warns of turbine project's toll on migrant birds in N.S.

Environmental researcher John Kearney says a proposed coastal wind farm near Wedgeport, N.S., poses a risk to migrating birds. But industry proponents counter that there's limited evidence to show the project presents a significant threat.

N.S. bishop to meet parishioners before deciding fate of historic Acadian churches

The Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth has accepted a conditional offer for Saint Bernard Church — a 1,300-square-metre building southwest of Digby, N.S., which opened in 1932 — from a buyer with plans to repair and repurpose the building.

N.S., N.B. urged to apply for federal cash to protect land link from rising seas

Canada's infrastructure minister has written to the premiers of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to say federal funding is available to protect the land link between their provinces from climate change-related flooding.

TSB report on sinking that killed 6 says fishing boat needed stability test

The Chief William Saulis capsized off Delaps Cove, about 50 kilometres north of Digby, N.S., on Dec. 15, 2020, with the loss of its six-man crew.

Weather causes delays at Canada Winter Games as athletes adapt to warming trend

The East Coast's whipsaw shifts between freeze and thaw has complicated life for the Canada Winter Games, as athletes and organizers adapt to what climate scientists say is the new reality of less snow.

Brothers' search ends after Canadian woman's body found after Turkey earthquake

The body of Samar Zora, a Canadian woman who was visiting Turkey, has been found in the rubble of a building that collapsed on Feb. 6 during the devastating earthquake that has killed thousands.