We picked the 2018 stories we thought were important, that made us think or changed the way we do things. Now it's your turn to vote on story of the year:
Bed sore deaths in nursing homes lead to new rules for long-term care.
Police procedure questioned after Cape Breton graduation party leaves one teen dead near Leitches Creek.
Northern Pulp's slow walk to a new Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility.
Mi'kmaw celebrated removal of Edward Cornwallis statue, protested unsolved death of Cassidy Bernard.
Rape victim turned away from Truro hospital leading to quicker hiring of sexual assault nurses.
Tory turnover, with Jamie Baillie out, Tim Houston in and Cecil Clarke losing race but gaining spouse.
Bullies made Brett Corbett, teen with cerebral palsy, lie in stream so others could walk over him.
Legalized it. Marijuana sales began at government stores.
Troubled young people turned away from emergency rooms took their own lives.
Communities coped with the tragic loss of children at the start and end of the year with a fatal house fire in Pubnico and an accident at the Yarmouth Santa Claus Parade.