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Nova Scotia man shares his Movember motivations

A Nova Scotian man is on a mission to run and share his experience with testicular cancer to help others. With a physically demanding marathon approaching, he's on a Movember campaign to encourage men to discuss their mental health – all while sporting a fine moustache.

N.S. firefighters' generous $5K gesture repaid

For most people, 2020, with all its misfortune, has been a year to forget – Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Department can relate. In 2019, the Cape Breton department had a chance to win money through a photo-based contest but passed the opportunity along to a more in need Nova Scotia station; however, soon after, the department fell on tough times. Fortunately enough, the firefighting team recently saw its good deed repaid.

15-year-old receives high-flying homecoming following head injury

Many Maritimers might know pilot Dimitri Neonakis for his inspiring flight path images, which have been a bright spot amid a pandemic and a generally difficult year. However, his good deeds don't stop at airborne designs as he lifts off to lift the spirits of young patients from the IWK Health Centre.

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Biden's transition gets green light as Trump at last relents

The federal government recognized U.S. President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after U.S. President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. He relented after suffering yet more legal and procedural defeats in his seemingly futile effort to overturn the election with baseless claims of fraud.

China launches mission to bring back material from moon

China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon's surface for the first time in more than 40 years -- an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally.

Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct

The commander of the Canadian Armed Forces is preparing to formally apologize to victims of sexual misconduct. The apology comes after, but is separate from, a $900-million settlement agreement that the federal government reached with current and former military members, as well as civilian Defence Department employees, last year after class-action lawsuits were brought against the Forces.