Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet
HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel
Halifax team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine
Will be building on work by a Chinese manufacturer that’s already conducting human clinical trials for the vaccine.
Cargo ship denied entry to port of Halifax over COVID-19 concerns
Siem Cicero is carrying a shipment of cars, which is considered non-essential.
CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes
Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.
Final pieces of storm toppled crane removed off top of Halifax building
Crane collapsed during post-tropical storm Dorian last month.
Crews remove several sections of collapsed Halifax crane from building
The crane collapsed on Sept. 7 and some residents and businesses have since been evacuated.
Removal to begin of Halifax construction crane felled by Dorian
Structure will be strapped down and anchored before the tower is dismantled piece by piece.
Worker at Halifax Shipyard seriously injured in industrial accident
Worker struck by a piece of equipment.
Federal government to buy two more Arctic patrol ships from Irving
Addresses the Canadian Coast Guard’s desperate need for new ships and prevents layoffs at the shipyard.
New questions raised about underground natural gas storage plan north of Halifax
The plan is to use river water to flush out underground salt deposits and store natural gas in the caverns.
Fuel a factor in salvage of sabotaged coast guard ship in N.S. fishing village [UPDATED]
The vessel was discovered on its side in the water Saturday morning.
200 kgs of hash found in shipment of chocolate bars in Halifax
Mississauga, Ont., man faces multiple drug and importation charges.
Transcontinental sells 27 Atlantic newspapers to Halifax Herald
Expansion will fall under a new company called SaltWire Network.
CBSA seizes 12 stolen vehicles destined for export from Halifax port
Halifax police are investigating.
Construction starts at Halifax Shipyard on Arctic patrol ship
Irving Shipbuilding expects employment to swell to 2,500 workers once peak production is reached.
Groups calling for reforms in mining waste regulations following report
Last August, 24 million cubic metres of mine waste flowed into lakes and waterways after a breach of a tailings dam in central BC.
Technology used in hunt of a different kind for North Atlantic right whales
Researchers will deploy autonomous gliders, air support and acoustic devices to determine the whales’ migratory routes.
Crews battle ‘major’ fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant
No injuries have been reported; concrete silos remain intact.
Payroll rebate offer not factor in bakery closure, Canada Bread says
Province offered $6,100 per full-time employee if jobs at Moncton and Woodstock bakeries are maintained for three years.
Halifax bakery closure comes as a surprise to NS premier
Stephen McNeil says Canada Bread Co. hasn’t approached the province for financial help.
Halifax gas leaks were preventable, more safety measures necessary
The July 16 gas leaks forced the evacuation of two neighbourhoods.
Alberta’s oil welcome in the East, says Halifax MP
Eastward pipelines would boost struggling Atlantic economies.
$16.5M a significant factor in Halifax expansion: Chorus
Aviation firm strongly swayed by provincial incentive package.
Harper is blind to buy-Canadian benefits
Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.