Atlantic


Ferries' decrease in ticket sales could lead to reduction in services

Marine Atlantic has seen a massive decrease in ticket sales due to the coronavirus, which may lead to a formidable financial crunch that could lead to ticket increases or a substantial reduction in services.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Handgun discovered and suspect arrested after schools put on lockdown in Nova Scotia

Multiple schools were on lockdown in Nova Scotia due to the threat of an active shooter. An 18-year-old man was arrested and a handgun found nearby.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

NEW FOUND DOG: Zoe comes home after being lost almost a year

A dog that escaped her owners backyard near Brigus Junction, Newfoundland, last April has finally returned home after missing for almost a year.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Major companies are turning away from Canada because of anti-pipeline blockades

Large international companies are turning away from Canada as a result of the anti-pipeline blockades that have crippled the Canadian economy.

Barrett Wilson Barrett Wilson

Canadian man who killed wife allowed more freedom after already receiving her full life insurance

Richard Maidment—also referred to as Richard MacNeil—has been granted partial freedom after being found not criminally responsible for committing murder.

Sam McGriskin Sam McGriskin

Canadian judge denies man’s ‘GRABHER’ vanity licence plate

A court ruling is preventing a Nova Scotia senior citizen from regaining his vanity licence plate, GRABHER, which he has used for 27 years.

Sam McGriskin Sam McGriskin

Sobey’s calls it quits on plastic bags

Sobey’s has announced that it will no longer carry plastic bags in their stores as of Jan. 31. It’s the first national grocer in Canada to do so.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Moose gets police escort through streets of St John’s

Police were called to St. John’s on Wednesday night after many reports were made of a Moose walking down Cashin Avenue near the centre of the city.

Sam McGriskin Sam McGriskin

Halifax: WestJet announces new direct flight to Manchester

WestJet is offering a new direct flight from Halifax to Manchester, a great way to get to the north of England.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

THERE’S SNOW ESCAPE: Newfoundlanders share images and videos of massive blizzard

The massive blizzard that pummelled St. John’s NL and the surrounding area has left many stranded. Shocking photos and videos are pouring in.

Barrett Wilson Barrett Wilson

High number of fire- and water-related deaths in Atlantic Canada in 2019: Report

At least 58 fire- and water-related deaths were recorded by the Red Cross in Atlantic Canada.

Sam McGriskin Sam McGriskin

Health officials declare whooping cough outbreak in two areas of New Brunswick

According to the province’s health officials, an outbreak of whooping cough (Pertussis) has been declared in the Moncton and Miramichi areas in New Brunswick.

Ali Taghva Ali Taghva

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE: Anonymous Canadian couple pays off department store bills

“I couldn’t believe it. I thought that’s the true meaning of Christmas, just being kind to other people. It made me cry.”

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Canada to face extreme cold and deep freeze this week

Temperatures could hit the low -20s C, which, combined with wind, creates a wind chill approaching -40 C.

Ali Taghva Ali Taghva

Tens of thousands of homes in Maritimes without power

At 7 am more than 60,000 homes were without power.

Ali Taghva Ali Taghva