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Nova Scotia First Nation grappling with 'water crisis' calls for federal action

A Nova Scotia Indigenous community struggling with dark, foul-smelling tap water is calling on the federal government to fix a problem that has lingered for a decade. 473 more words

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Nova Scotia premier cautions against erasing contentious historical figures

Nova Scotia’s premier has cautioned against moves to erase history amid questions about a town in his province named for a contentious British general who Montreal has decided to remove from its streetscape. 195 more words

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Bid launched to rename Nova Scotia's Cornwallis River honouring contentious historical figure

A debate sweeping the country over the naming of monuments and places after contentious historical figures has found a new flashpoint in rural Nova Scotia. 787 more words

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Protecting Mi’kmaq Petroglyphs in Bedford, Kejimkujik National Park

When Donna Morris looks at the Mi’kmaq petroglyphs at Kejimkujik National Park, she sees history. “There’s a picture of a caribou. There’s a picture of a little missionary man that goes back to the French era which would be the 1700s,” Morris, 65, explains. 190 more words

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'Proud Boys' return to active military duty, face no criminal charges

Four of the five members of the Canadian Armed Forces who disrupted a Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax are set to return to their regular duties, according to a statement from the military. 1,345 more words

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N.S. Indigenous community praises move to change name of Cornwallis House

A name change to a downtown Halifax building is gaining praise from Nova Scotia’s Indigenous community.

“It’s wonderful, in one word. The more Cornwallis names that disappear in the next few years, the better for everybody involved,” Daniel Paul, a Mi’kmaq elder and historian, said.

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