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Technicians examining plane to determine what caused smoke, diversion to Halifax

Maintenance crew were examining an American Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Halifax late Tuesday to find out what caused an apparent electrical fire in a cabin washroom.
Nova Scotia elects NDP government

Nova Scotia elects NDP government

New Democratic Party Leader Darrell Dexter, Nova Scotia's premier-designate, fields questions at a news conference in Halifax on Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Dexter has appointed a five-member transition team to prepare the way for the NDP to assume power after the party's historic election victory on Tuesday as he led the New Democrats to their first government in Atlantic Canada.
Mission ends with farewell

Mission ends with farewell

The body of Canada’s latest victim of Afghanistan’s insurgency began its journey home Tuesday after soldiers gathered for a grim ceremony at Kandahar Airfield.

Small hospitals running out of isotopes

Smaller hospitals across the country will run out of medical isotopes this week, leaving cancer and heart patients to find alternatives.
Harper defends minister

Harper defends minister

Prime Minister Stephen Harper stood unapologetic Tuesday, defended his embattled natural resources minister and dismissed the storm of opposition and public criticism of Lisa Raitt as “cheap politics.”
Voters in Nova Scotia elect first NDP government east of Ontario

Voters in Nova Scotia elect first NDP government east of Ontario

HALIFAX — Voters in Nova Scotia made history Tuesday, electing the first NDP government east of Ontario as they delivered a decisive majority win to a party that offered a modest platform and a commitment to balance the province’s books.

B.C. lawyers pay to compensate victims of massive real estate fraud

VANCOUVER — British Columbia lawyers have dug into their own pockets to compensate victims of a complex real estate scheme that a B.C. Supreme Court judge says has shamed the entire legal profession.

Next minister dragged into Raitt tape controversy: Jim Prentice

OTTAWA — Yet another federal minister has been subjected to a less than flattering assessment from Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt, as Conservatives brace for what else might emerge from her audiotaped musings.

Small hospitals run out of isotopes this week

Smaller hospitals across the country will run out of medical isotopes this week, leaving many cancer and heart patients scrambling to find alternatives.

Flu cases spike in Manitoba

Manitoba health officials were investigating a sudden spike in the number of people requiring intensive care for flu-like illnesses Monday, while Quebec reported its first death related to swine flu.