Susan Bradley

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Susan Bradley is a journalist in Halifax.

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Halifax activist on global list of 100 influential people of African descent

A Halifax anti-violence activist has been named to a global list of the 100 most influential people of African descent under 40.

'Pretty discouraging': Looters ransack sailboat that ran aground off Lunenburg

Safety equipment, life raft, shackles, ropes, "anything of value" was stolen from the vessel Esprit de Corps IV after it ran aground on Cross Island early Wednesday morning.

Near and far, these Memorial Cup fans will travel anywhere for the tournament

There are hockey fans and there are Memorial Cup hockey fans. And then there's Mike Caldwell, the uber fan who attends Memorial Cup games all over the continent and a group called the Junior Hockey Junkies who do the same.

Broken cenotaph flagpole spurs patriotic students to action

After a recent windstorm broke the flagpole at the Caledonia, N.S., cenotaph, students decided to take responsibility for getting a new one in time to mark the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, France.

Extreme weather causing changes in Nova Scotia right now, says federal climatologist

Atlantic Canada is seeing the dramatic effects of climate change due to rising ocean temperatures and it's going to get worse without immediate intervention, says a senior climatologist with Environment Canada.

N.S. government may have to step into sick note controversy, says lawyer

The conflict between the rights of employers and workers over doctors' sick notes for medical absences might require provincial legislation to resolve, says an Ontario employment lawyer.

Game on: Nova Scotia education minister orders rugby reinstated at high schools

Education Minister Zach Churchill has ordered the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation to reinstate rugby at high schools across the province.

High school rugby cancelled across Nova Scotia due to safety concerns

Players, parents and coaches are angry that the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation has decided to cancel public school rugby games across the province because of safety concerns.

Moratorium on random street checks 'step in right direction,' says rights advocate

A Halifax social worker and member of a coalition seeking a ban on street checks that target African Nova Scotians, Robert Wright is satisfied for the moment with a moratorium on the practice.

Why correctional officers oppose prison needle exchange programs

The union representing correctional officers in Canada organized a protest this week against the introduction of a needle exchange program at the Nova Institution for Women in Truro. The program already exists at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B.

More family of grieving couple whose 7 children died in house fire coming to N.S.

More family members of the couple who lost seven children in a February house fire in Halifax will be arriving Thursday in Halifax, says Halifax MP Andy Fillmore.

Fire destroys store in downtown Pictou, N.S., months after it opened

A stubborn fire in Pictou, N.S., destroyed a local store on Monday and left a gap in the Water Street downtown district.

N.S. group working to make shopping more pleasant for people with autism

For customers with autism, going into a shopping mall can provide a wide range of sensory experiences, not all of them positive. Autism Nova Scotia is working to change that.

Homeowner says Centreville car crash sounded like a 'bomb or an earthquake'

Tonya Ward and her family were just waking up Saturday morning when a car crashed into their farmhouse in Centreville, N.S. She describes the dramatic moments that followed and warns that another incident could happen.

Fast-spreading blaze forces 2 families from homes in North Kentville

Two families escaped from their homes in North Kentville, N.S., without injury Tuesday afternoon after a fire that began in a detached garage spread to the structures.