There were silent vigils across the country on Wednesday – including at a number of schools in Halifax – for the victims of the Iranian plane crash last week.
At the Nova Scotia Community College's Institute of Technology, Hedieh Tehrani and Mahsa Majidi took a silent moment to remember their friend Masoumeh Ghavi, one of the 176 people killed in the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752.
Are Cape Bretoners still happier than their mainland counterparts? That question will be answered in the coming weeks when Engage Nova Scotia releases the results of a survey that measured the overall quality of life in 10 regions across the province.
Michele Whynot couldn’t have known it at the time, but a wrong turn in life turned out to be just the thing she needed to turn her life around. The Honey Bees ministry, part of the Parish of Christ Church Shelburne, was her saving grace.
In 1994 the sudden collapse of the first Seongsu Bridge in South Korea claimed the lives of 32 people and injured 17 others. It was a tragedy that would ignite Simon An’s passion to pursue a career that could help prevent such disasters in the future.