Vernon Ramesar

Reporter/Editor

Vernon Ramesar is a reporter and video and radio journalist originally based in Trinidad. He now lives in Halifax.

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Dartmouth man pleads not guilty to charge of wilfully promoting hatred

A Dartmouth, N.S., man has been charged with wilfully promoting hatred against any identifiable group after a 2020 complaint about an offensive sign posted on a rural cabin.

NSGEU picks new president

Sandra Mullen is the new president of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union.

Minister wants more info on proposed changes to N.S. gold mine

Environment Minister Tim Halman says he needs more information from Atlantic Gold on proposed changes to its Touquoy mine site in Moose River, N.S., in order for him to make a decision.
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Homeless shelter overwhelmed by community response after fire shuts Halifax building

Michelle Porter, CEO of Souls Harbour Rescue Mission, said the fire was at the organization's shelter at 5568 Cunard St. 

Halifax Dockers raise awareness of Australian rules football on Footy Day

The Australian Football League of Nova Scotia is trying to build interest in the sport by holding community engagement events.

Halifax police launch new tip line for reporting violent crime

Police Chief Dan Kinsella has said the confidential line is a step toward tackling a spate of violent crimes in recent months. 

N.S. organizations, communities provide safe haven for Ukrainians fleeing war

Communities and organizations in Nova Scotia are pitching in to help Ukrainians seeking refuge in Nova Scotia from the war in their homeland.

Pictou Landing moderate livelihood lobster fishery to operate with DFO approval

Pictou Landing is now the fifth First Nation in Nova Scotia to receive DFO approval for a moderate livelihood fishery, joining Acadia, Bear River, Annapolis Valley and Potlotek.

Ontario urbanites learn the art of small-scale farming in Antigonish

Four young Ontarians are the latest participants to learn the ins and outs of organic gardening from a mentorship program in Antigonish, N.S.

Smart grids could help Nova Scotia reach renewable energy targets, experts say

Smart grids will play a strategic role in helping Nova Scotia meet its energy target of 80 per cent renewables by 2030 according to experts.

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