The Journal Pioneer
Nova Scotia judge ups fishermen's fine by almost $50,000, issues caution to all commercial fishers
Suspects not a 'Bonnie and Clyde-type duo,' lawyers tell St. John's court
How a baker survived the Titanic sinking by getting really drunk
Luke Bryan heads to Moncton Aug. 10
Titanic tragedy commemorated
Halifax cemeteries decline request to exhume Titanic victims
Gay man says organ donation rules discriminatory
When youre done here, be sure to read: Nova Scotia’s proposed organ donation bill in spotlight A gay Halifax man says the premier of Nova Scotia needs to confront the discrimination gay men face before his controversial human organ and ...
Two men dead after fishing boat sinks off Antigonish County
Two cousins from Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation are dead after an oyster fishing boat capsized in waters off Bayfield, Antigonish County, on Monday. A woman who was on the boat when it flipped about 150 metres from shore was taken to hospital. The ...
Health Canada issues recall on garage heaters
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department issued a press release Friday warning of a recall on several popular brands of portable garage heaters. Health Canada has recalled the blue Mastercraft, Profusion Heat, Prestige and Matrix 4,800W 240V ...
A way to connect: High speed Internet for all Canadians by 2030
Bernadette Jordan has heard it before. Multiple times. “Something I have heard coast-to-coast-to-coast is, ‘How do you expect us to grow, be vibrant and stay in a community if we don’t have (Internet) access,” says Jordan, ...
Atlantic Daughters of the Vote talk of a better Canada
Three-hundred and thirty-eight woman aged 18 to 23 — one from each federal riding — were selected to represent their community and attend a week of meetings, workshops and political engagement in Ottawa this week as part Equal Voice ...
Nudging the dead: How behavioural psychology inspired Nova Scotia's organ donation scheme
Nova Scotia’s decision to presume people’s consent to donating their organs after death is not just a North American first. It is also the latest example of how deeply behavioural psychology has changed policy debates. That is a rare ...
Irving says it threatened to sue journalist to protect government's shipbuilding reputation, but DND disputes company's story
The Department of National Defence is pushing back against claims Irving Shipbuilding’s president made in testimony to a parliamentary committee that the company was forced to threaten a journalist with legal action to protect the reputation of ...
New Nova Scotia organ donation bill emphasizes presumed consent
Everyone will be a presumed organ and tissue donor under provincial legislation tabled Tuesday. Currently Nova Scotians must indicate whether they want to be a donor when receiving or renewing their MSI health card. Under the new legislation, an ...
Federal election candidate lists taking shape in Atlantic Canada
All but five of the Atlantic region’s 31 MPs have confirmed their plans to re-offer their candidacy in the upcoming federal election. Despite the controversial SNC Lavalin affair that has been dominating headlines, Atlantic MPs appear to ...
Newfoundland activist and advocate gets hate in the mail
When Heather Jarvis she opened the envelope addressed specifically to her last Wednesday, this was her first thought: it’s happening again. As an activist, advocate and openly identifying as a queer woman, she had received hateful letters ...